South Alabama vs UAB

UAB 92, South Alabama 78

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BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (AP) - Jordan Swing led five Alabama-Birmingham players in double figures with 18 points as the Blazers topped South Alabama 92-78 Saturday night.

The nonconference win snapped a two-game losing streak for UAB (5-5), which got 17 points from Fahro Alihodzic, 14 from Preston Purifoy, 13 from Robert Williams and 12 from Isiah Jones. Jones also had eight assists, and Williams grabbed eight rebounds.

Augustine Rubit paced the Jaguars (4-5) with 24 points and 11 rebounds for his fourth double-double of the season.

South Alabama has now lost three straight.

UAB opened on an 11-2 run capped by Swing's jumper with 15:02 left in the first half. The Blazers led by as many as 21 in the first half, shooting 51.3 percent (20 of 39) from the field and hitting 5 of 11 3-pointers for a 46-27 halftime advantage.

UAB outscored South Alabama 44-28 in the paint and 12-2 on fast breaks.

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South Alabama Jaguars
A. Rubit, F398-138-9112124
M. Ammons, F253-80-07247
J. Carter, F202-63-35017
X. Roberson, G256-153-330318
B. Stevens III, G191-20-01012
F. Goldstein285-120-002413
D. Conner211-20-12212
A. Allen131-53-52205
V. Juricek60-10-00000
T. Anderson40-00-00000
Totals 27-6417-2135101578
 42.2%81% 
UAB Blazers
J. Swing, F267-100-045318
R. Rucker, F234-80-05238
F. Alihodzic, C238-121-231017
T. Jones, G273-80-01737
R. Williams, G246-111-183113
I. Jones264-52-228212
Q. Taylor200-10-02200
P. Purifoy194-84-431414
A. Scotland-Williamson90-03-40023
K. Moton30-00-00010
Totals 36-6311-1333291992
 57.1%84.6% 
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UL Lafayette13-722-14143
UT-Arlington10-1016-15185
App. St.9-1112-17250
S. Alabama9-1112-21275
UALR8-1213-18276
Texas St.7-1314-17236
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Troy5-1510-19313

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Middle Tenn.9-919-17139
FIU8-1016-17217
UT-San Antonio8-1014-16237
North Texas8-1014-17224
Rice8-1012-20248
Charlotte7-1114-18211
Marshall7-1111-21296
So. Miss4-149-20283
FAU2-169-20303
 
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