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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UL-Monroe14-624-14132
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
Arkansas St.6-1411-18277
Troy5-1510-19313

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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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