Houston vs UAB

UAB 80, Houston 69

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BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (AP) - Cameron Moore scored 25 points and grabbed 13 rebounds to lead Alabama-Birmingham to an 80-69 victory over Houston on Wednesday night.

Moore also blocked five shots for the Blazers (8-13, 3-5 Conference USA) while posting his eighth double-double this season. It was the senior's 22nd career double-double, tying him for second in UAB history with Lawrence Kinnard.

UAB led 48-27 with 3:24 left until halftime after a 26-10 run that included 10 points by Moore and two 3-pointers by Quincy Taylor.

The Cougars (11-10, 3-5) trailed 70-64 with 5:39 left in the game, but a jumper by Moore and a 3-pointer by Preston Purifoy widened the lead to 75-64 with 2:53 to play.

Purifoy and Ovie Soko scored 15 points each for UAB and Taylor scored 12.

Jonathon Simmons and Alandise Harris scored 17 each for Houston. Freshman TaShawn Thomas added 16 points and 14 rebounds for his sixth double-double.

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Houston Cougars
A. Harris, F366-125-693117
T. Thomas, F328-140-0141316
J. Simmons, G345-106-852217
J. Thompson, G332-50-01425
D. Thibodeaux, G301-60-02113
J. Young264-110-030311
L. Gibson50-30-21010
K. Van Slyke40-20-00020
Totals 26-6311-1637111569
 41.3%68.8% 
UAB Blazers
C. Moore, F3810-195-7133325
O. Soko, F357-111-1112515
Q. Taylor, G364-80-203112
P. Purifoy, G335-82-310215
R. Williams, G311-42-26435
J. Tyler181-72-23205
K. Whitaker51-30-00103
A. Scotland-Williamson40-00-00020
Totals 29-6012-1736151680
 48.3%70.6% 
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TeamConf. W-LTot. W-LRPI Rank
SMU14-124-420
Cincinnati13-124-315
Houston9-518-857
UConn9-514-12111
Memphis8-618-9107
UCF8-717-10112
Tulsa6-812-14118
Temple5-1014-1493
E. Carolina4-1012-15223
Tulane2-125-21264
So. Florida1-147-19274

Conference USA
TeamConf. W-LTot. W-LRPI Rank
Middle Tenn.14-124-433
La. Tech12-320-8116
Old Dominion9-516-10143
UTEP9-511-15289
Rice8-618-9173
Marshall8-615-12120
UAB8-715-13174
Western Ky.7-713-14223
UT-San Antonio6-811-16283
Charlotte5-911-14232
FAU5-99-16295
So. Miss5-108-19335
North Texas2-128-18331
FIU2-126-21344
 
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