Southern Miss vs UAB

UAB 71, Southern Miss. 61


BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (AP) - Cameron Moore scored 27 points on 12-of-15 shooting as Alabama-Birmingham defeated Southern Mississippi 71-61 Wednesday night, handing the Golden Eagles only their second loss in the past 18 games.

The game was tied 49-49 with 8 minutes to play before the Blazers (10-13, 5-5 Conference USA) scored seven consecutive points to take the lead for good. Southern Miss (20-4, 7-2) never pulled closer than four points the rest of the way.

UAB's Jordan Swing scored five of his 15 points in the final 4 minutes, including a 3-pointer that gave the Blazers a 65-57 lead.

Jonathan Mills led the Golden Eagles with 14 points. Mills, one of the Golden Eagles' best interior players, scored only two points in the first half after picking up two fouls in the first 3 minutes.

The Blazers made eight of their first nine shots to take an 18-14 lead, and led 32-28 at halftime.

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Southern Miss Golden Eagles
J. Mills, F206-122-232314
L. Page, G383-80-11116
A. Johnson, G282-50-20225
M. Bolden, G234-72-440310
R. McGill, G40-20-00020
N. Watson321-82-22544
D. Dodson265-112-251413
C. Jenkins151-30-02113
T. Pelham143-40-05016
Totals 25-608-1325122161
UAB Blazers
C. Moore, F4012-162-2120227
O. Soko, F232-62-41056
Q. Taylor, G332-42-31227
P. Purifoy, G313-52-232310
R. Williams, G210-01-23211
J. Swing335-94-434215
J. Tyler192-31-27215
Totals 26-4314-1934121671
Conference USA
TeamConf. W-LTot. W-LRPI Rank
Middle Tenn.17-131-535
La. Tech14-423-10117
Old Dominion12-619-12136
Western Ky.9-915-17226
UT-San Antonio8-1014-19264
So. Miss6-129-22331
North Texas2-168-22339
Other games
PSU 57 Final
Mich St 77
Kansas 68 Final
Baylor 54
Florida St 60 Final
BC 64
GTOWN 61 Final
Syracuse 64
Wake 44 Final
Virginia 68
Michigan 62 Final
Nebraska 46
DUKE 85 Final
NC 84