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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
Tulsa8-015-540
SMU8-117-421
Cincinnati5-214-529
Memphis6-313-776
Connecticut4-211-778
Temple5-314-750
Tulane4-513-8179
UCF2-79-11213
E. Carolina1-68-12262
So. Florida1-77-14224
Houston0-88-12256

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TeamConf. W-LTot. W-LRPI Rank
Western Ky.7-014-568
La. Tech6-115-5110
UAB6-110-10173
Middle Tenn.5-212-8126
Old Dominion4-315-441
UTEP4-312-7107
UT-San Antonio3-49-9255
Rice3-46-13303
FIU2-39-9212
Charlotte2-58-11156
North Texas2-58-11273
FAU1-48-8239
So. Miss1-66-12295
Marshall1-65-15312
 
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