UAB vs Marshall

UAB 52, Marshall 48

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HUNTINGTON, W.Va. (AP) - Jordan Swing posted a double-double to push Alabama-Birmingham past Marshall 52-48 Saturday.

Swing finished with 15 points and 10 rebounds. Rod Rucker added 13 points and Robert Williams pulled down 11 boards for the Blazers, who grabbed 50 rebounds - three short of their season high.

UAB (13-14, 5-7 Conference USA) drew the game to a 16-all tie on Williams' layup and outscored Marshall 14-1 over the final 7:48 to take a 30-17 lead into the break.

Marshall (12-16, 5-8) rallied to tie the game 46-all with 2:52 remaining but scored just two points from there.

Neither team shot well, UAB at 30 percent (19 of 63) and Marshall at 26 percent (15 of 57), but the Blazers managed 18 offensive rebounds en route to 11 second-chance points.

Elijah Pittman had 18 points for the Thundering Herd, who especially struggled from deep, hitting just 3 of 26 attempts.

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UAB Blazers
J. Swing, F386-152-2101115
R. Rucker, F276-141-181413
Q. Taylor, G361-31-22534
R. Williams, G303-80-111346
P. Purifoy, G211-72-33035
F. Alihodzic241-83-46055
T. Jones221-81-21004
A. Scotland-Williamson20-00-00000
Totals 19-6310-1550102052
 30.2%66.7% 
Marshall Thundering Herd
E. Pittman, F355-155-650418
R. Goff, F211-62-36124
N. Spikes, C293-63-915119
D. Kane, G403-133-67349
D. Scarver, G211-100-01112
D. Tinnon302-50-06034
T. Manning170-22-21202
D. Boykins70-00-01120
Totals 15-5715-264591748
 26.3%57.7% 
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TeamConf. W-LTot. W-LRPI Rank
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Old Dominion13-527-846
UTEP13-522-1178
Western Ky.12-620-12117
UAB12-620-16129
Middle Tenn.9-919-17139
FIU8-1016-17217
UT-San Antonio8-1014-16237
North Texas8-1014-17224
Rice8-1012-20248
Charlotte7-1114-18211
Marshall7-1111-21296
So. Miss4-149-20283
FAU2-169-20303
 
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