Monmouth 73
Salabama 33 38 71
Date of game: 11/20/2012

Recap: South Alabama vs. Monmouth

Atlanta, GA (Sports Network) - Jesse Steele made three foul shots with 1.3 seconds remaining to give the Monmouth Hawks a 73-71 victory over the South Alabama Jaguars as part of the Coaches vs. Cancer Classic.

Steele ended with 11 points, eight assists and four steals for the Hawks (2-3), who snapped a three-game skid. Andrew Nicholas and Marcus Ware added 15 and 13 points, respectively.

Augustine Rubit had 20 points, 16 rebounds and five blocks for the Jaguars (2-2), who have lost two in a row. Xavier Roberson and Mychal Ammons donated 18 and 15 points, respectively.

Trailing by four, 70-66, with 1:18 to play, Rubit recorded a three-point play to get South Alabama within one.

The Jaguars had a chance to go in front after Steele missed a jumper. Rubit grabbed a pair of offensive rebounds and was fouled. He made two foul shots to give South Alabama a 71-70 lead with six seconds left.

Steele was fouled from beyond the arc and made the following three free throws to make it 73-71.

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