UAB vs Troy

UAB 75, Troy 55

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TROY, Ala. (AP) - Jordan Swing and Robert Williams scored 18 points apiece, Rod Rucker had a double-double and Alabama-Birmingham used a first-half surge to pull away from Troy en route to a 75-55 win Tuesday night.

The Blazers (4-3), who snapped a two-game skid, trailed 20-18 with 8:29 left in the first half. A Terence Jones layup sparked a 17-0 run to close out the first half, with Jones scoring eight in the spurt.

The Trojans (4-3), who saw their three-game winning streak end, shot only 25 percent in the first half (7 of 28), missing their last 10 shots and turning the ball over seven times during the scoring drought.

Jones finished with 14 points and Rucker had 10 points and 12 rebounds as the Blazers had a 45-29 edge on the glass.

Hunter Williams had 16 points and Antoine Myers added 13 for the Trojans.

UAB leads the series 6-0.

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UAB (4-3) «354075
Troy (4-3)203555

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UAB Blazers
R. Rucker, F375-100-1122210
J. Swing, F225-86-660418
F. Alihodzic, C151-56-65308
R. Williams, G376-102-290218
T. Jones, G366-140-035114
P. Purifoy, G181-30-04013
Q. Taylor, G180-20-02320
I. Jones, G132-60-01104
J. Tyler, G40-10-00000
Total 26-5914-1545141275
 44.1%93.3% 
Troy Trojans
R. Chambers, F120-00-03020
H. Williams, G325-143-430116
E. Jones, G304-90-05448
A. Myers, G304-105-722313
D. Jethroe, G191-51-22014
T. Calhoun, F263-110-04127
R. Scott, G180-40-01000
J. Wright, G141-32-23114
J. Mullahey, G81-10-02013
J. Warren, C80-00-02100
B. Dixon, F30-00-00000
Total 19-5711-152991555
 33.3%73.3% 
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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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TeamConf. W-LTot. W-LRPI Rank
UT-Arlington14-427-945
Georgia St.12-620-13104
Arkansas St.11-720-12120
Texas St.11-722-14179
Ga. Southern11-718-15122
UL Lafayette10-821-12114
Troy10-822-15147
Coast. Car.10-820-19183
S. Alabama7-1114-18231
Little Rock6-1215-17244
App. St.4-149-21300
UL-Monroe2-169-24297
 
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