Marshall vs UAB

UAB 75, Marshall 61

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BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (AP) - Rod Rucker had 18 points and 10 rebounds to lead Alabama-Birmingham to a 75-61 victory over Marshall in a Conference USA game on Saturday afternoon.

Preston Purifoy scored 15 points, Jordan Swing had 13, Robert Williams 12, and Fahro Alihodzic contributed eight points and nine rebounds for Blazers (11-13, 3-6), who have won three of the past four after a six-game losing streak.

UAB outrebounded Marshall 37-29. Marshall averaged 39 boards coming in.

DeAndre Kane had 23 points, Elijah Pittman scored 15 and Nigel Spikes grabbed 10 rebounds with six points for the Thundering Herd (10-14, 3-6), who have lost five of six.

Leading 19-17 with 9:16 remaining in the first half, UAB scored 13 of the next 15 points, capped by Robert Williams' 3-pointer, for a 32-19 advantage at 2:26. UAB led 38-25 at the break, and Marshall never got closer than 10 points in the second half.

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Marshall Thundering Herd
D. Tinnon, F364-100-18159
E. Pittman, F314-85-721015
N. Spikes, C343-30-010116
D. Kane, G409-155-1033223
D. Scarver, G190-71-21021
T. Manning210-11-20501
D. Boykins90-12-20002
R. Goff92-40-02054
J. Hanner10-00-00010
Totals 22-4914-2429111661
 44.9%58.3% 
UAB Blazers
R. Rucker, F377-154-6106218
F. Alihodzic, C324-100-09018
P. Purifoy, G275-93-441215
Q. Taylor, G271-31-22444
R. Williams, G244-61-232412
J. Swing275-80-040313
T. Jones261-53-51625
Totals 27-5612-1937191875
 48.2%63.2% 
Conference USA
TeamConf. W-LTot. W-L
So. Miss13-329-7
La. Tech13-329-8
Middle Tenn.13-324-9
Tulsa13-321-13
UTEP12-423-11
Old Dominion9-718-18
Tulane8-817-17
UAB7-918-13
Charlotte7-917-14
FIU7-915-16
North Texas6-1016-16
E. Carolina5-1117-17
FAU5-1110-22
Marshall4-1211-22
UT-San Antonio4-128-22
Rice2-147-23
 
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