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 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.14-124-431
La. Tech12-320-8121
Old Dominion9-516-10136
UTEP9-511-15257
Rice8-618-9184
Marshall8-615-12125
UAB8-715-13181
Western Ky.7-713-14217
UT-San Antonio6-811-16299
Charlotte5-911-14233
FAU5-99-16288
So. Miss5-108-19336
North Texas2-128-18332
FIU2-126-21340

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UT-Arlington11-321-635
Arkansas St.10-419-880
Georgia St.10-517-10127
Ga. Southern10-517-11123
Coast. Car.9-614-14141
Texas St.8-615-11209
Troy8-616-12194
UL Lafayette6-816-11151
S. Alabama6-813-14218
Little Rock4-1013-14247
App. St.3-128-18263
UL-Monroe1-137-20314
 
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