East Carolina vs UAB

East Carolina 91, UAB 85

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BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (AP) - Ty Armstrong scored 18 points to lead six East Carolina players in double figures in a 91-85 victory over Alabama-Birmingham in a Conference USA game Wednesday night.

Armstrong also had 10 rebounds for the Pirates (12-6, 3-2), who had lost their last five road games.

Maurice Kemp scored 17 points, Paris Campbell had 16, Miguel Paul and Akeem Richmond 12 each, and Robert Sampson 10. Those five all scored during a 12-2 run midway through the second half that gave East Carolina a 63-56 lead.

The Pirates made 14 of 20 free throws in the second half to help preserve the lead, considerably better than the 10 of 21 they hit in a 77-56 loss at Marshall on Saturday.

The Blazers (8-11, 0-4) lost their fifth in a row. Rod Rucker had 20 points and 12 rebounds to lead UAB, Jordan Swing had 16 points and Quincy Taylor 14.

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East Carolina Pirates
T. Armstrong, F328-122-3102218
M. Kemp, F315-116-872217
R. Sampson, F304-82-473410
M. Paul, G352-77-8314212
P. Roberts-Campbell, G296-70-051016
A. Richmond164-80-020012
M. Guilmette142-40-02024
C. Gaines101-10-00002
P. Williams30-00-00000
Totals 32-5817-2338221291
 55.2%73.9% 
UAB Blazers
R. Rucker, F349-192-2123320
P. Purifoy, F272-51-23216
F. Alihodzic, C284-91-23059
T. Jones, G294-130-027211
R. Williams, G234-100-07249
J. Swing337-140-083116
Q. Taylor215-90-013314
I. Jones50-10-00200
Totals 35-804-637221985
 43.8%66.7% 
American Athletic
TeamConf. W-LTot. W-LRPI Rank
SMU15-125-418
Cincinnati14-225-414
Houston11-520-854
UCF10-719-1076
UConn9-714-14105
Memphis8-818-11111
Tulsa8-814-14120
Temple6-1115-15124
E. Carolina5-1113-16228
Tulane2-145-23286
So. Florida1-157-20304

Conference USA
TeamConf. W-LTot. W-LRPI Rank
Middle Tenn.15-125-429
La. Tech13-421-9116
Old Dominion11-518-10131
UTEP11-513-15245
Rice10-620-9162
Marshall9-716-13125
UAB8-815-14180
Western Ky.7-913-16223
UT-San Antonio7-912-17296
Charlotte6-1012-15240
FAU6-1010-17285
So. Miss6-119-20334
North Texas2-148-20335
FIU2-146-23343
 
Other games
PSU 49 Final
IND 72
BUTL 53 Final
LAS 54
DUKE 63 Final
MIAMI 90
FLA 64 Final
UGA 47
CSU 61 Final
NMEX 66
CREI 69 Final
DRKE 74
WICH 62 Final
MOST 52
MINN 48 Final
NW 55
WSU 61 Final
ORE 68