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UAB vs Tulsa

UAB 70, Tulsa 63

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TULSA, Okla. (AP) - Rod Rucker scored 17 points, grabbed seven rebounds and UAB nearly blew a 24-point first half lead but held on to beat Tulsa 70-63 on Wednesday night.

The Blazers (10-13, 2-6 C-USA) took a 37-13 lead after Rucker hit a jumper with 4:45 remaining in the first half but Tulsa responded with an 18-6 run to end the half and eventually cut UAB's lead to four in the second half when Pat Swilling Jr. hit a lay-up to make it 56-52 with 9:04.

UAB regained a 10-point lead with a 6-0 run capped off by a Quincy Taylor lay-in, making it 62-52 with 2:57 to go and the Blazers held on from there.

Taylor ended his night with 14 points, six assists and four rebounds.

Rashad Ray scored 17 points on 6-of-7 shooting including a perfect 5 for 5 from the free-throw line and had five steals to lead Tulsa (12-11, 4-5).

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UAB Blazers
R. Rucker, F317-103-461317
F. Alihodzic, F232-52-55236
P. Purifoy, G302-42-24017
R. Williams, G302-43-45318
Q. Taylor, G285-81-146414
J. Swing292-60-22255
T. Jones244-72-213213
A. Scotland-Williamson40-00-00010
I. Jones10-00-01010
Totals 24-4413-2032172170
 54.5%65% 
Tulsa Golden Hurricane
K. Black, F171-42-66134
S. Haralson, G372-92-40027
S. Harrison, G363-94-652310
P. Swilling, Jr., G343-134-823111
T. Peete, G151-32-24044
R. Ray306-75-521417
B. Swannegan131-10-02002
D. Wright100-00-03000
J. Woodard81-40-01013
N. Wood02-20-00005
Totals 20-5219-313271863
 38.5%61.3% 
Conference USA
TeamConf. W-LTot. W-LRPI Rank
Western Ky.7-014-566
La. Tech6-115-5101
UAB6-110-10176
Middle Tenn.5-212-8131
Old Dominion4-315-440
UTEP4-312-7104
UT-San Antonio3-49-9249
Rice3-46-12296
FIU2-39-9212
Charlotte2-58-11150
North Texas2-58-11271
FAU1-48-8238
So. Miss1-66-12294
Marshall1-65-15312

American Athletic
TeamConf. W-LTot. W-LRPI Rank
Tulsa7-014-547
SMU7-116-418
Cincinnati5-214-527
Connecticut4-211-780
Memphis5-312-774
Temple4-313-754
Tulane4-413-7163
UCF2-69-10209
E. Carolina1-58-11269
So. Florida1-67-13217
Houston0-87-12257
 
Other games
STBN 58 Final
BUT 77
MINN 50 Final
MIST 61
CIN 50 Final
PROV 54
BAYL 67 Final
OKST 69
MU 70 Final
USF 47
CREI 57 Final
IAST 76
LOU 68 Final
RUT 48
STAN 66 Final
ARIZ 73
AF 58 Final
NMEX 81
KAN 55 Final
TCU 62