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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Scoreboard
East Carolina (12-6) «415091
UAB (8-11)384785

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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
SMU17-130-513
Cincinnati16-230-612
Houston12-621-1154
UCF11-724-1269
Memphis9-919-13121
UConn9-916-17119
Tulsa8-1015-17132
Temple7-1116-16135
E. Carolina6-1215-18214
Tulane3-156-25298
So. Florida1-177-23316

Conference USA
TeamConf. W-LTot. W-LRPI Rank
Middle Tenn.17-131-535
La. Tech14-423-10117
Old Dominion12-619-12136
UTEP12-615-17222
Rice11-723-12168
Marshall10-820-15112
UAB9-917-16198
Western Ky.9-915-17226
UT-San Antonio8-1014-19264
Charlotte7-1113-17243
FAU6-1210-20282
So. Miss6-129-22331
FIU3-157-24337
North Texas2-168-22339
 
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