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Louisiana-Monroe vs UAB

UAB 76, Louisiana-Monroe 69

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BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (AP) - Rod Rucker had 22 points and nine rebounds to lead Alabama-Birmingham over Louisiana-Monroe 76-69 Thursday night.

Robert Williams and Preston Purifoy each scored 12 points, while Terence Jones and Jordan Swing added 11 apiece for UAB (6-6).

UAB outrebounded Louisiana-Monroe 38-34, grabbing 13 boards on the offensive end that led to 14 second-chance points. The Blazers dished out 18 assists, committing 12 turnovers, and made 16 of 20 free throws.

UAB led 37-31 at halftime and pushed its lead to as much as 15, at 64-49, in the second half on Purifoy's layup.

Trent Mackey led Louisiana-Monroe (1-7) with 17 points and Kyle Koszuta came off the bench to score 15, but the Warhawks never got any closer than six in the second half after leading for the opening 10 minutes of the first half.

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Louisiana-Monroe Warhawks
J. James, F333-60-311846
M. Brown, F303-60-28036
T. Mackey, G406-130-021217
M. Hansberry, G235-70-230011
R. McCray, G193-60-01417
T. Lindsey312-62-24337
K. Koszuta245-103-421315
Totals 27-545-1334171669
 50%38.5% 
UAB Blazers
R. Rucker, F349-154-693222
J. Swing, F283-74-442311
F. Alihodzic, C162-61-22115
T. Jones, G304-130-036011
R. Williams, G274-93-471312
P. Purifoy283-94-480112
Q. Taylor200-10-01510
I. Jones161-30-01003
A. Scotland-Williamson10-00-00000
Totals 26-6316-2038181176
 41.3%80% 
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TeamConf. W-LTot. W-LRPI Rank
Little Rock11-221-355
UL Lafayette10-314-8127
UL-Monroe8-512-12180
UT-Arlington7-516-799
Ga. Southern7-611-12246
Arkansas St.7-611-13257
Georgia St.6-713-9134
S. Alabama5-810-14237
Texas St.4-910-12292
App. St.4-96-18268
Troy2-117-17285

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TeamConf. W-LTot. W-LRPI Rank
UAB11-121-4101
Middle Tenn.9-317-779
Marshall8-312-12141
La. Tech7-418-6147
Old Dominion7-414-10148
UTEP6-614-11241
Charlotte5-69-15225
FIU5-711-14254
FAU5-77-18278
Western Ky.4-712-12182
North Texas4-79-15296
So. Miss4-77-15301
Rice3-88-16290
UT-San Antonio2-104-21342
 
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