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Rice vs UAB

UAB 80, Rice 57

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BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (AP) - Preston Purifoy and Jordan Swing scored 19 points each to lead Alabama-Birmingham to an 80-57 victory over Rice in a Conference USA game on Saturday.

Fahro Alihodzic scored 10 points, and Swing contributed 10 rebounds and made 8 of 11 from the field while Purifoy was 7 of 8 for the Blazers (12-14, 4-7), who lost to East Carolina 74-71 on Thursday.

UAB leads the series against Rice 9-0.

Tamir Jackson scored 21 points and Julian DeBose had 10 for the Owls (5-20, 1-10), who have lost five in a row and seven of their past eight.

The Blazers shot 50 percent from the field (30 of 60) and made 45.8 percent of their 3-pointers (11 of 24). The Owls shot 36.4 percent (20 of 55) and 16.7 percent (3 of 18).

The second half with a 12-3 run for a 46-28 advantage with 15:15 left and cruised from there.

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Rice Owls
R. Wilson, F233-62-25228
M. Guercy, G352-62-22207
T. Jackson, G359-161-331321
J. DeBose, G303-104-530410
A. Ramljak, G241-61-13023
K. Washington262-81-14305
B. Firozgary130-22-21012
D. Peera80-11-21011
E. Franshaw60-00-00010
Totals 20-5514-183081457
 36.4%77.8% 
UAB Blazers
R. Rucker, F303-122-27238
J. Swing, F298-111-1103019
Q. Taylor, G313-80-02419
R. Williams, G223-61-18038
P. Purifoy, G217-81-130419
T. Jones241-50-00242
F. Alihodzic224-73-421211
A. Scotland-Williamson130-11-25111
I. Jones60-10-21110
K. Moton21-10-00003
Totals 30-609-1339141980
 50%69.2% 
Conference USA
TeamConf. W-LTot. W-LRPI Rank
UTEP0-03-0100
La. Tech0-04-1116
North Texas0-04-1237
Old Dominion0-04-11
Middle Tenn.0-03-1330
So. Miss0-03-1251
Charlotte0-03-212
FIU0-03-2310
Marshall0-03-2113
UT-San Antonio0-02-2327
Western Ky.0-02-3323
UAB0-02-4294
FAU0-01-3314
Rice0-01-3311
 
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PROV 71
PITT 69 Final
MU 79
UK 58 Final
TENN 88
FLA 83 Final
AUB 52
OKLA 79 Final
OKST 84
PUR 55 Final
IND 83
CSU 89 Final
AF 86
BUT 68 Final
FORD 63
GONZ 71 Final
SF 61
DUKE 81 Final
MD 83
BAYL 61 Final
KSU 81
ORE 79 Final
WSU 77
MEMP 71 Final
MRSH 59
MIST 73 Final
NEB 64
SYR 76 Final
SHU 65
BSU 50 Final
NMEX 60
UT 47 Final
KAN 73