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East Carolina (2-1) vs. Green Bay (1-1)

Germain Arena, Estero, Fla., noon

The Pirates take on the Phoenix in the opening game of the Gulf Coast Showcase holiday tournament. East Carolina is coming off a 92-51 win Thursday against Virginia-Lynchburg. … The Pirates are 1-2 all-time against Green Bay, but their last meeting was in 1999, a 68-54 East Carolina win. … The Phoenix, 24-7 and the Horizon League regular-season champ last season, lost to Wisconsin 84-60 Wednesday. … The winner will play Fresno State or Evansville in the semifinals at 6 p.m. Tuesday; the losers will meet at noon. Bill Kiser

Clemson (2-2) vs. LSU (3-1)

University of the Virgin Islands, St. Thomas, U.S. Virgin Islands, 4 p.m. (CBSSN)

Clemson takes on Louisiana State in the fifth-place game of the Paradise Jam holiday tournament. … Clemson snapped a two-game losing streak by beating Nevada 59-50 in Saturday’s consolation round. … LSU advanced by downing Weber State 72-58Saturday. … LSU holds a 3-2 edge all-time against Clemson, but their last meeting was during the 1969-70 season. B.K.

Nicholls State (0-2) at Wake Forest (2-2)

Joel Coliseum, Winston-Salem, 7 p.m.

The Deacons face the Colonels for the first time in the second game of a five-game homestand. … Wake Forest has lost two straight after a 2-0 start, including an 85-81 loss Friday to Iona. … Nicholls State opened with back-to-back losses – including Thursday’s 107-74 loss to UCLA – for the fourth straight season. B.K.

East Tennessee State (2-1) at Winthrop (2-1)

Winthrop Coliseum, Rock Hill, 7 p.m.

The Eagles host the Bucs in a rematch from last season. Winthrop won 76-66 in Johnson City, Tenn., last season. … The Eagles saw their two-game winning streak snapped with a 59-58 loss Thursday at Savannah State. … The Bucs have won two straight, including Saturday’s 98-87 victory over UNC Asheville. B.K.

Hampton (1-3) at Appalachian State (1-2)

Holmes Center, Boone, 7 p.m.

The Mountaineers will play their home opener against the Pirates coming off one of their biggest wins in program history. … Appalachian State downed Virginia Tech 65-63 Saturday, the Mountaineers’ first win against an ACC school since 2006. … Hampton, of the Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference, is coming off a 74-66 loss Saturday to North Dakota State. B.K.

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