Murray State vs UAB

Murray St. 62, UAB 55

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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
 32.7%83.3% 
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
 40.4%65.2% 
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UT Martin8-618-11171
Murray St.8-614-14238
SE Missouri St.8-613-16281
Austin Peay6-810-18271
Eastern Ill.6-914-14253
SIUE0-155-24333

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Marshall8-615-12128
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UT-San Antonio6-811-16302
Charlotte5-911-14232
FAU5-99-16283
So. Miss5-108-19336
North Texas2-128-18330
FIU2-126-21340
 
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