ST. THOMAS, Virgin Islands (AP) - Jeron Belin's 3-pointer from
the top of the key with 10 seconds left Monday gave Saint Peter's a
50-49 victory over Alabama in the seventh-place game of the
A turnover by the Crimson Tide (2-3) with 38 seconds left gave
the ball to the Peacocks (1-3), who had not led in the second half,
tying the game just once.
Tony Mitchell's last-second shot for Alabama missed.
Nick Leon, who led Saint Peter's with 15 points, scored 11 in
the first half, which ended with Alabama leading 29-28.
Saint Peter's went scoreless for the first 6:21 of the second
half as Alabama built its lead to 35-28. After Leon's layup tied
the score, 43-43, with 6:13 remaining, a layup by Mitchell put the
Tide back in front.
Mitchell finished with 15 points to lead Alabama, and JaMychal
Green added 13.
Steven Samuels contributed 14 points for Saint Peter's.
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