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Creighton vs UAB

Creighton 70, UAB 60

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BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (AP) - Doug McDermott scored 27 points to lead Creighton past Alabama-Birmingham 70-60 on Wednesday night.

The Bluejays (3-0) trailed 48-44 in the second half before scoring six straight to take the lead on Austin Chatman's layup with 8:15 to play.

The Blazers (0-1) tied it on Jekore Tyler's jumper with 5:55 left, but they wouldn't lead the rest of the way.

Creighton answered with a 14-3 run capped by Antoine Young's jumper with 2:29 left for a 64-53 lead.

McDermott was 11 of 18 from the field as the Bluejays made 27 of 63 from the field (42.9 percent). Creighton outrebounded the Blazers 41-35, led by Gregory Echenique's 10 boards.

Tyler and Jordan Swing led UAB with 14 points apiece. Ovie Soko added 10 points and Cameron Moore also chipped in 12 rebounds for the Blazers, who outscored Creighton 21-2 off the bench.

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Creighton Bluejays
D. McDermott, F3211-182-271227
G. Echenique, C244-100-310028
J. Manigat, G360-86-62146
G. Gibbs, G292-30-27725
A. Young, G285-93-620213
E. Wragge191-60-03013
J. Jones130-30-01110
A. Chatman123-40-01036
W. Artino50-00-02000
A. Dingman21-20-01022
Totals 27-6311-1941101970
 42.9%57.9% 
UAB Blazers
C. Moore, F403-70-212117
O. Soko, F394-92-582410
J. Swing, F345-102-330314
Q. Taylor, G232-62-22226
K. Whitaker, G180-60-03210
P. Purifoy283-61-12129
J. Tyler166-112-222414
A. Scotland-Williamson10-00-00000
R. Williams10-00-00000
Totals 23-559-1535101760
 41.8%60% 
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TeamConf. W-LTot. W-LRPI Rank
Villanova14-227-23
Butler11-521-823
Providence10-620-922
Georgetown10-618-924
St. Johns9-720-937
Xavier8-918-1241
Seton Hall6-1016-1273
DePaul6-1112-18166
Creighton4-1213-16131
Marquette3-1311-17148

Conference USA
TeamConf. W-LTot. W-LRPI Rank
La. Tech14-323-755
UAB12-416-13151
Old Dominion11-522-642
UTEP11-519-975
Western Ky.11-518-10115
Middle Tenn.8-815-14181
North Texas8-814-14215
UT-San Antonio7-913-14224
Marshall7-911-18292
Rice7-910-18275
Charlotte6-1013-16201
FIU6-1013-16240
So. Miss4-139-19293
FAU1-158-19304
 
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