Murray State vs UAB

Murray St. 62, UAB 55


BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (AP) - Isaiah Canaan scored 19 points and Ivan Aska 18 as Murray State rallied to defeat UAB 62-55 Sunday after trailing by 12 midway through the second half.

Donte Poole had all 11 of his points for the Racers (4-0) during a 22-2 run that turned a 49-37 lead for the Blazers (0-2) with 10:17 remaining into a 59-51 Murray State lead with 47 seconds left.

Poole's jumper with 5:09 left gave Murray State its first lead of the second half, 52-51, and he hit a 3-pointer on the Racers' next possession. Eleven of the Racers' points during the decisive stretch came on free throws.

Cameron Moore had 15 points and 11 rebounds for UAB, and for the second consecutive game he blocked seven shots.

Murray State is off to its best start since it won its first eight in 2003-04.

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Murray State Racers
I. Aska, F316-166-670418
D. Poole, F302-86-761311
E. Daniel, F131-31-21033
J. Long, G342-40-07415
I. Canaan, G335-126-742319
L. Mushatt211-51-26204
B. Garrett161-20-02042
Z. Jackson150-30-03130
S. Wilson70-20-00100
Totals 18-5520-2439112162
UAB Blazers
C. Moore, F376-93-8110415
J. Swing, F331-60-03012
O. Soko, F315-60-092310
K. Whitaker, G222-61-32117
J. Tyler, G191-97-82109
Q. Taylor222-62-20126
R. Williams172-30-03114
P. Purifoy130-22-21132
A. Scotland-Williamson60-00-00010
Totals 19-4715-233471655
Ohio Valley
EastConf. W-LTot. W-LRPI Rank
Eastern Ky.11-521-12156
Morehead St.10-617-17201
Jax. State5-1112-19304
Tenn. Tech4-1212-18290
Tenn. St.2-145-26341
WestConf. W-LTot. W-LRPI Rank
Murray St.16-029-663
UT Martin10-621-13177
Eastern Ill.9-718-15173
SE Miss. St.7-913-17289
Austin Peay3-138-22318

Conference USA
TeamConf. W-LTot. W-LRPI Rank
La. Tech15-327-958
Old Dominion13-527-846
Western Ky.12-620-12117
Middle Tenn.9-919-17139
UT-San Antonio8-1014-16237
North Texas8-1014-17224
So. Miss4-149-20283
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Old Dom 52 Final
Kentucky 62
COPS 70 Final
UConn 87
MS Val St 75 Final
NC 101
USA 39 Final
Florida St 80
Purdue 56 Final
Alabama 65
Ole Miss 66 Final
MU 96