UAB vs Texas-El Paso

UAB 61, UTEP 60

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EL PASO, Texas (AP) - Jordan Swing scored 19 points and Preston Purifoy hit a go-ahead jumper with 51 seconds remaining as Alabama-Birmingham edged UTEP 61-60 Saturday night.

Purifoy's basket put the Blazers (9-13, 4-5 Conference USA) ahead 61-59. He was also fouled on the play but missed the free throw. Gabriel McCulley got the rebound for UTEP and was fouled but made just 1 of 2 free throws. He had tied the game at 59 on a pair of free throws with 1:02 remaining.

A missed jump shot by Swing with 9 seconds left gave the Miners (10-13, 3-6) one more chance, but Michael Perez's 3-pointer at the buzzer was off the mark.

Purifoy had 12 points for the Blazers, who were 9 for 21 on 3-point attempts. Cameron Moore added 11 points, 11 rebounds and six blocks.

UTEP got 22 points, eight rebounds and four blocks from John Bohannon, and 16 points from Julian Washburn.

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UAB Blazers
O. Soko, F372-90-07434
C. Moore, F364-123-5111211
Q. Taylor, G353-71-20408
P. Purifoy, G314-82-331112
R. Williams, G150-00-01210
J. Swing317-130-062219
J. Tyler143-40-02247
K. Whitaker10-00-00000
Totals 23-536-1034161361
 43.4%60% 
Texas-El Paso Miners
G. McCulley, F343-123-46439
J. Bohannon, C3610-142-280222
J. Washburn, G357-102-324216
J. Streeter, G312-60-01506
M. Perez, G292-80-04235
C. Lang100-20-02010
J. Ragland101-20-00002
C. Cooper80-10-02000
D. Campbell70-00-01100
Totals 25-557-929161160
 45.5%77.8% 
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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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New Mex. St.5-018-259
Grand Canyon3-113-7177
Cal-Baker.3-112-7146
UT-Rio Grande Valley2-310-12291
UMKC2-39-12188
Seattle1-39-10299
Utah Valley1-38-10206
Chicago St.1-46-16250
 
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