Memphis vs UAB

Memphis 62, UAB 59

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BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (AP) - Will Barton scored 16 points and grabbed 10 rebounds as Memphis pulled away late to edge Alabama-Birmingham 62-59 Saturday night in the Conference USA opener for both teams.

There were 10 ties and 16 lead changes in the third annual Bartow Classic. Legendary coach Gene Bartow died last Tuesday at his home in Birmingham at age 81.

Adonis Thomas added 15 points on 7-of-8 shooting from the field for the Tigers (10-5), who won their fourth straight game and 12th straight in the series against the Blazers.

UAB (5-9), which led 32-31 at halftime, took its last lead at 54-53 on an Ovie Soko jumper with 6:40 to go.

Memphis then used a 9-1 run, capped by a Barton layup with 1:55 remaining, to lead 62-55. After Jordan Swing's 3-pointer with 1:03 left got the Blazers within three, neither team scored again.

Cameron Moore scored 20 points to lead UAB.

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Memphis Tigers
A. Thomas, F317-80-013215
F. Hall, F212-50-01054
T. Black, F194-51-24059
W. Barton, G405-135-7104116
A. Barton, G170-10-00210
C. Crawford273-63-412110
D. Stephens211-21-23033
J. Jackson121-20-00043
W. Witherspoon121-20-21102
Totals 24-4410-1729122262
 54.5%58.8% 
UAB Blazers
C. Moore, F397-146-841220
J. Swing, F377-120-011119
O. Soko, F311-115-85347
Q. Taylor, G380-12-41412
R. Williams, G261-30-04142
P. Purifoy172-32-22047
K. Whitaker80-22-30102
A. Scotland-Williamson20-00-02000
J. Tyler20-00-11000
Totals 18-4617-2625111659
 39.1%65.4% 
Conference USA
TeamConf. W-LTot. W-LRPI Rank
Middle Tenn.7-017-329
La. Tech6-114-6178
Marshall5-212-894
UAB5-212-8120
UT-San Antonio4-29-10294
Old Dominion4-311-8144
UTEP3-35-13339
Rice3-413-7167
Charlotte3-49-9229
Western Ky.3-49-11221
So. Miss3-46-13337
FAU1-65-13334
FIU1-65-15342
North Texas0-76-13307
 
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Kansas 72 Final
Oklahoma 61
BC 60 Final
NC 83
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MU 66 Final
Syracuse 73
SC 64 Final
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ND 67 Final
Louisville 65
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Virginia 52
UConn 60 Final
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SACL 60 Final
GONZ 82
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