UAB vs Houston

Houston 66, UAB 61

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HOUSTON (AP) - TaShawn Thomas had 17 points and nine rebounds Saturday night and Houston defeated UAB 66-61 to end a four-game losing streak.

Joseph Young scored 14 points and Jherrod Stiggers scored 11 for the Cougars (13-6, 2-4 Conference USA). The game had seven lead changes, but Houston ran off seven straight points to lead 61-55 with 2:26 left.

UAB (8-12, 0-5) closed the margin to 62-61 with 11 seconds left after Jordan Swing made a 3-pointer. Young and Danuel House each hit a pair of free throws to seal the win for the Cougars.

Swing led the Blazers with 20 points and seven assists. Terence Jones scored 14 for UAB.

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Houston (13-6) «333366

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UAB Blazers
R. Rucker, F394-90-07218
F. Alihodzic, C344-70-07228
T. Jones, G335-121-132314
R. Williams, G272-50-03215
P. Purifoy, G131-40-01033
J. Swing327-123-367520
Q. Taylor130-10-00000
A. Scotland-Williamson61-11-20003
I. Jones30-00-00000
Totals 24-515-627151561
 47.1%83.3% 
Houston Cougars
T. Thomas, F337-123-594217
L. Gibson, F231-50-07012
D. House, G313-62-22019
J. Young, G305-122-220014
J. Thompson, G251-54-41546
J. Stiggers224-60-042011
T. Womack151-30-01003
J. Richardson121-30-01012
M. McLean71-10-00002
B. Morris20-00-00000
Totals 24-5311-133011966
 45.3%84.6% 
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

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
 
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