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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Scoreboard
UAB (13-14) «302252
Marshall (12-16)173148

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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% 
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
 
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