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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Scoreboard
Murray State (4-0) «283462
UAB (0-2)312455

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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% 
Ohio Valley
EastConf. W-LTot. W-LRPI Rank
Belmont15-123-760
Morehead St.10-614-16200
Jax. State9-720-15151
Tenn. St.8-817-13161
Tenn. Tech8-812-20277
Eastern Ky.5-1112-19248
WestConf. W-LTot. W-LRPI Rank
UT Martin10-622-13164
SE Missouri St.9-715-18274
Murray St.8-816-17230
Austin Peay7-911-19261
Eastern Ill.6-1014-15265
SIUE1-156-24333

Conference USA
TeamConf. W-LTot. W-LRPI Rank
Middle Tenn.17-131-535
La. Tech14-423-10117
Old Dominion12-619-12136
UTEP12-615-17222
Rice11-723-12168
Marshall10-820-15112
UAB9-917-16198
Western Ky.9-915-17226
UT-San Antonio8-1014-19264
Charlotte7-1113-17243
FAU6-1210-20282
So. Miss6-129-22331
FIU3-157-24337
North Texas2-168-22339
 
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COPS 70 Final
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NC 101
USA 39 Final
Florida St 80
Purdue 56 Final
Alabama 65
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