UAB vs Middle Tennessee

Middle Tennessee 84, UAB 64

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MURFREESBORO, Tenn. (AP) - Middle Tennessee' Raymond Cintron scored 13 points to lead four players with double figures in an 84-64 victory over Alabama-Birmingham on Wednesday.

Shawn Jones had 12 points, and Marcos Knight and Jason Jones 10 each for the Blue Raiders (6-2) and in a testament to their depth, Neiko Hunter and Kerry Hammonds had nine apiece.

Jordan Swing had 13 points to lead the Blazers (4-5), and Fahro Alihodzic and Preston Purifoy scored 10 each.

The Blazers stayed close for much of the first half, trailing 34-27 with 5 minutes left. The Blue Raiders outscored the Blazers 9-2 the rest of the way to make it 43-29 at the break.

Hunter's jumper 3:03 into the second half boosted the Blue Raiders' lead to 51-33 to put the game out of reach.

The Blue Raiders shot 28 of 55 from the field to the Blazers' 19 of 51.

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Scoreboard
UAB (4-5)293564
Middle Tennessee (6-2) «434184

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UAB Blazers
J. Swing, F314-93-442213
R. Rucker, F191-25-135147
F. Alihodzic, C153-94-441310
T. Jones, G160-30-00000
R. Williams, G161-21-13143
P. Purifoy274-80-060210
Q. Taylor243-72-34229
I. Jones200-31-21431
A. Scotland-Williamson151-20-00052
J. Tyler152-64-65109
K. Moton20-00-00000
Totals 19-5120-3338122564
 37.3%60.6% 
Middle Tennessee Blue Raiders
S. Jones, F245-62-351212
J. Jones, F192-46-842310
M. Knight, G285-100-052210
B. Massey, G252-51-24505
R. Cintron, G245-140-011113
K. Hammonds172-55-62139
N. Hunter162-35-62009
T. Knight151-23-43025
J. Rozier112-30-02134
J. Gallman102-30-01015
J. Sulton60-00-00030
G. Gibson20-00-00010
T. Walker20-02-41002
Z. Gibson10-00-00000
Totals 28-5524-3333132184
 50.9%72.7% 
Conference USA
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
 
Other games
FLA 72 Final
FSU 47
UAPB 44 Final
MIST 76
USF 49 Final
OKST 61
USC 67 Final
NMEX 75
GONZ 71 Final
WSU 69