Scores

Final

South Alabama 71

(2-2, 1-0 away)

Monmouth 73

(2-3, 1-0 home)

4:00 PM ET, November 20, 2012

1 2 T
USA 33 3871
MONM 34 3973

Top Performers

South Alabama: A. Rubit 20 Pts, 16 Reb, 1 Ast, 5 Blk

Monmouth: J. Steele 11 Pts, 1 Reb, 8 Ast, 4 Stl

Monmouth (NJ) 73, South Alabama 71

Associated Press

ATLANTA -- Jesse Steele converted on three free throws with one second left to lift Monmouth past South Alabama 73-71 Tuesday in a Coaches vs Cancer Classic Atlanta subregional game.

South Alabama (2-2) trailed 70-66 before Augustine Rubit made a layup, then three free throws to give the Jaguars a 71-70 lead with six seconds left.

Steele, with one second left, got fouled by Antoine Allen while shooting a 3-pointer. Steele made all three free throws to give Monmouth (2-3) the win.

Andrew Nicholas led three Hawk players in double-digits with 15 points.

Dion Nesmith scored 12 points for Monmouth, while Steele came off the bench to finish with 11 points, eight assist and four steals.

Marcus Ware chipped in 13 points off the bench and eight rebounds.

Rubit finished with a double-double, 20 points and 16 rebounds, to go along with five blocks.

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Team Stat Comparison

 
USA
MONM
Points 71 73
FG Made-Attempted 21-53 (.396) 28-69 (.406)
3P Made-Attempted 7-19 (.368) 7-18 (.389)
FT Made-Attempted 22-28 (.786) 10-16 (.625)
Fouls (Tech/Flagrant) 18 (0/0) 25 (0/0)
Largest Lead 7 7

2012-13 Season

DATEGAMELINKS
South Alabama leads 2-0
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