Georgia Southern vs UAB

UAB 65, Georgia Southern 61

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BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (AP) - Terence Jones scored 19 points and Rod Rucker 16 to lead UAB to a 65-61 victory over Georgia Southern in a nonconference game Wednesday night.

Jones surpassed the 1,000-point milestone for his career.

Fahro Alihodzic chipped in 12 points for the Blazers (8-6).

C.J. Reed scored 22 points for Georgia Southern (6-7), Tre Bussey had 17 and Eric Ferguson contributed 12 points and 12 rebounds.

The Eagles committed 23 turnovers, and Georgia Southern was 5 of 6 from the foul line to UAB's 16 of 21.

Neither team led by more than four points in the first half, with the Blazers ahead 25-22 at the break.

Jordan Swing made a 3-pointer 2:10 into the second half to give UAB a 30-22 advantage. Bussey's layup closed it to 34-31 with 13:14 left, but Rucker made a layup for a 59-52 advantage at 1:15 to seal the win.

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Georgia Southern Eagles
E. Ferguson, F334-133-4123212
C. Baskerville, F110-10-01130
C. Reed, G378-152-212222
T. Bussey, G357-110-030417
C. Roberts, G170-30-02210
B. Holmes271-30-02232
M. Baynham233-60-03016
K. Dunnican141-10-07112
C. Daniels30-10-01100
Totals 24-545-636121761
 44.4%83.3% 
UAB Blazers
J. Swing, F353-121-25228
R. Rucker, F338-130-062216
F. Alihodzic, C335-112-230212
T. Jones, G367-105-927219
R. Williams, G201-32-25124
P. Purifoy240-46-64216
Q. Taylor120-20-01100
I. Jones70-10-01000
Totals 24-5616-2130151165
 42.9%76.2% 
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TeamConf. W-LTot. W-LRPI Rank
Little Rock17-330-542
UL-Monroe15-520-1496
UT-Arlington13-724-11105
UL Lafayette12-819-15156
Ga. Southern10-1014-17243
Georgia St.9-1116-14180
Texas St.8-1215-16238
S. Alabama8-1214-19240
Arkansas St.7-1311-20284
App. St.7-139-22259
Troy4-169-22293

Conference USA
TeamConf. W-LTot. W-LRPI Rank
UAB16-226-783
Middle Tenn.13-525-1078
La. Tech12-623-9122
Old Dominion12-622-13140
Marshall12-617-16128
UTEP10-819-14214
Charlotte9-914-19234
Western Ky.8-1018-16158
FIU7-1113-19270
North Texas7-1112-20295
Rice7-1112-20279
So. Miss5-138-21315
FAU5-138-25300
UT-San Antonio3-155-27347
 
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PUR 68
CSBAK 57 Final
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