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Coaches vs. Cancer - Monmouth Defeats South Alabama 73-71 - Recap

Andrew Nicholas scored 15 points leading Monmouth to a 73-71 victory over South Alabama at GSU Sports Arena on Tuesday.

Monmouth was an underdog by 6.5 points and came through with an ATS victory for bettors.

Monmouth got 13 points from Marcus Ware and another 12 points from Dion Nesmith. Jesse Steele contributed 8 assists, while Marcus Ware cleaned the glass with 8 rebounds.

South Alabama got 20 points from Augustine Rubit in a losing cause and another 18 points from Xavier Roberson. Mychal Ammons contributed 3 assists for them, while Augustine Rubit had 16 rebounds.

Monmouth hit the break leading 34-33 before taking care of business in the second half.

South Alabama won the battle of the boards, outrebounding their counterparts 44-35.