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Charlotte defeats UAB 80-70 in C-USA


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EL PASO, Texas (AP) Denzel Ingram scored 18 points as Charlotte defeated UAB 80-70 in a Conference USA tournament game Wednesday night.

The victory over eight-seeded UAB (18-13) sends ninth-seeded Charlotte (17-13) to the C-USA quarterfinal tournament game against No. 1 seed Louisiana Tech (25-6) on Thursday.

Terrence Williams added 16 points for the 49ers. Shawn Lester scored 11 and Marcus Bryan and Ben Cherry had 10 apiece.

Charlotte jumped to a 17-7 lead early and had a 46-33 advantage at the break. The 49ers continued to dominate in the second half, extending their lead to 17 points, 60-43, with a Williams layup at 13:01 and to 23, 74-51, on a Willie Clayton bucket with 4:44 left. The Blazers came back to within 10 in the final seconds with 3-pointers by Thaddeus Rideau and Karl Morton but it was not enough.

Chad Frazier led the Blazers with 19 points. Tyler Madison chipped in 11.

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Conference USA
TeamConf. W-LTot. W-LRPI Rank
UTEP0-03-028
La. Tech0-04-1151
North Texas0-04-1203
Old Dominion0-04-11
Middle Tenn.0-03-1326
So. Miss0-03-1245
Charlotte0-03-220
FIU0-03-2310
Marshall0-03-227
UT-San Antonio0-02-2324
Western Ky.0-02-3323
UAB0-02-4285
FAU0-01-3299
Rice0-01-3286