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Southern Methodist vs UAB

UAB 53, SMU 52

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TULSA, Okla. (AP) - Jordan Swing scored 17 points, including a layup with 9 seconds to play, and UAB beat SMU 53-52 in the opener of the Conference USA tournament on Wednesday.

Swing had a team-high nine rebounds and was 7 of 13 from the field for the game. Rod Rucker had 11 points.

UAB was up 32-23 at halftime and led until Brian Bernardi hit two free throws to put the Mustangs up 52-51 with 29 seconds remaining. Swing's layup put the Blazers (16-16) back on top. No. 10 seed SMU missed a jumper with a second to play.

Jalen Jones led SMU (15-17) with 13 points and 10 rebounds. Cannen Cunningham had 11 points.

No. 7 seed UAB will play No. 2 seed Southern Mississippi on Thursday in the quarterfinals.

Head coach Larry Brown, who is the only coach to win an NCAA and NBA title, ends his first season at SMU.

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Southern Methodist (15-17)232952
UAB (16-16) «322153
SMU:J. Jones 13 Pts
SMU:J. Jones 10 Reb
SMU:N. Russell 3 Ast
UAB:J. Swing 17 Pts
UAB:J. Swing 9 Reb
UAB:T. Jones 4 Ast

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PLAYERS OF THE GAME
Southern MethodistUAB
SMU
Jalen Jones
UAB
Jordan Swing
PtsRebsAstPtsRebsAst
131011790
Southern Methodist Mustangs
N. Russell, G391-106-62328
S. Williams, F382-112-26127
C. Cunningham, C383-64-443311
J. Jones, G325-113-5101513
R. Manuel, G271-62-67135
B. Bernardi, G202-53-43018
U. Ofoegbu, F50-00-02010
J. Dickerson, C10-00-01000
L. Giles, GDid Not Play
M. Holyfield, GDid Not Play
C. Head, GDid Not Play
N. Moore, GDid Not Play
K. Dunleavy, GDid Not Play
M. Kennedy, FDid Not Play
B. Mbargorba, CDid Not Play
G. Wilson, GDid Not Play
Totals 14-4920-273591752
 28.6%74.1% 
UAB Blazers
R. Rucker, F354-133-573511
J. Swing, F347-130-190317
F. Alihodzic, C300-24-43034
R. Williams, G271-52-44115
Q. Taylor, G243-60-03227
T. Jones, G240-44-42424
P. Purifoy, G232-50-05005
A. Scotland-Williamson, F30-00-00020
K. Moton, GDid Not Play
I. Jones, GDid Not Play
K. Whitaker, GDid Not Play
Totals 17-4813-1833101853
 35.4%72.2% 
American Athletic
TeamConf. W-LTot. W-LRPI Rank
Tulane0-09-2137
Cincinnati0-08-377
SMU0-08-347
Temple0-08-435
Memphis0-07-4139
UCF0-07-4239
Houston0-06-4206
Tulsa0-07-574
Connecticut0-05-470
E. Carolina0-06-6297
So. Florida0-06-6232

Conference USA
TeamConf. W-LTot. W-LRPI Rank
Old Dominion0-010-112
La. Tech0-08-4211
UTEP0-08-473
FAU0-06-4162
Middle Tenn.0-07-5196
Charlotte0-06-554
North Texas0-06-5259
Western Ky.0-06-5109
FIU0-06-6160
So. Miss0-05-5310
UT-San Antonio0-04-5262
Marshall0-04-8308
UAB0-04-9315
Rice0-03-7351
 
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