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UAB beats FAU 83-72 in C-USA Tournament 1st round

FRISCO, Texas (AP) Zack Bryant scored 25 points with six rebounds and UAB beat Florida Atlantic 83-72 on Wednesday night in the first round of the Conference USA Tournament.

William Lee added 20 points and six rebounds for No. 6 seed UAB (20-12) which advances to the quarterfinals to meet third-seeded Western Kentucky on Thursday night. Chris Cokley had 15 points and 10 rebounds.

The Blazers led 40-30 at the break and Lee opened the second half with a jumper followed by back-to-back 3-pointers as part of a 13-6 surge that gave UAB a 53-36 advantage with 16:29 left. Florida Atlantic closed to 59-46 midway but the Blazers opened it up again on a 12-6 run that included eight points by Bryant to make it 71-50 with 8:12 to go.

Ronald Delph led No. 11 seed Florida Atlantic (12-19) with 22 points and nine boards. Jailyn Ingram added 16 points and Justin Massey 15.

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Key Players
Min. Per Game
Pts. Per Game
Ast. Per Game
Reb. Per Game
Field Goal %
Three Point %
Free Throw %
  Defensive rebound by Zack Bryant 26.0
  Justin Massey missed 3-pt. jump shot 28.0
+ 1 Zack Bryant made 2nd of 2 free throws 31.0
+ 1 Zack Bryant made 1st of 2 free throws 31.0
  Personal foul on Justin Massey 31.0
+ 1 Payton Hulsey made 2nd of 2 free throws 34.0
+ 1 Payton Hulsey made 1st of 2 free throws 34.0
  Shooting foul on Makhtar Gueye 34.0
  Offensive rebound by Payton Hulsey 35.0
  Payton Hulsey missed 3-pt. jump shot 37.0
+ 2 Jalen Perry made driving layup 45.0
Team Stats
Points 72 83
Field Goals 28-68 (41.2%) 33-60 (55.0%)
3-Pointers 6-23 (26.1%) 6-19 (31.6%)
Free Throws 10-12 (83.3%) 11-13 (84.6%)
Total Rebounds 29 39
Offensive 7 6
Defensive 21 31
Team 1 2
Assists 19 16
Steals 7 3
Blocks 2 4
Turnovers 10 14
Fouls 17 9
Technicals 0 0
22 PTS, 9 REB, 1 AST
25 PTS, 6 REB, 2 AST
12T
away team logo FAU 12-19 304272
home team logo UAB 20-12 404383
Team Stats
away team logo FAU 12-19 69.5 PPG 41.7 RPG 12.1 APG
home team logo UAB 20-12 76.8 PPG 41 RPG 17.0 APG
Key Players
33
R. Delph C 14.7 PPG 8.7 RPG 0.7 APG 49.6 FG%
1
Z. Bryant G 13.6 PPG 3.2 RPG 3.1 APG 45.6 FG%
Top Scorers
R. Delph C 22 PTS 9 REB 1 AST
Z. Bryant G 25 PTS 6 REB 2 AST
41.2 FG% 55.0
26.1 3PT FG% 31.6
83.3 FT% 84.6
Starters MIN PTS REB AST STL BLK TO PF FG 3PT FT OREB DREB
R. Delph 37 22 9 1 0 1 2 2 10/21 0/1 2/2 2 7
J. Ingram 29 16 3 3 1 0 2 3 6/9 2/3 2/2 0 3
J. Massey 28 15 1 1 2 0 1 1 5/13 3/8 2/2 0 1
P. Hulsey 24 11 3 5 2 0 0 3 3/8 1/4 4/6 1 2
W. Pfister 22 2 8 1 0 1 1 3 1/1 0/0 0/0 3 5
Starters MIN PTS REB AST STL BLK TO PF FG 3PT FT OREB DREB
R. Delph 37 22 9 1 0 1 2 2 10/21 0/1 2/2 2 7
J. Ingram 29 16 3 3 1 0 2 3 6/9 2/3 2/2 0 3
J. Massey 28 15 1 1 2 0 1 1 5/13 3/8 2/2 0 1
P. Hulsey 24 11 3 5 2 0 0 3 3/8 1/4 4/6 1 2
W. Pfister 22 2 8 1 0 1 1 3 1/1 0/0 0/0 3 5
Bench MIN PTS REB AST STL BLK TO PF FG 3PT FT OREB DREB
G. Troutman 28 4 1 3 1 0 1 1 2/9 0/5 0/0 0 1
A. Adger 15 2 2 3 0 0 1 1 1/5 0/2 0/0 0 2
D. Brown 17 0 1 2 1 0 2 3 0/2 0/0 0/0 1 0
A. Smith - - - - - - - - - - - - -
B. Abrams - - - - - - - - - - - - -
S. Lepichev - - - - - - - - - - - - -
T. Maloney - - - - - - - - - - - - -
C. Obidike - - - - - - - - - - - - -
J. Perry - - - - - - - - - - - - -
K. Rostamian - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Total 200 72 28 19 7 2 10 17 28/68 6/23 10/12 7 21
Starters MIN PTS REB AST STL BLK TO PF FG 3PT FT OREB DREB
Z. Bryant 34 25 6 2 0 0 1 3 10/13 2/4 3/3 1 5
W. Lee 25 20 6 0 0 2 4 1 8/12 4/8 0/0 0 6
C. Cokley 28 15 10 1 1 2 0 0 7/15 0/0 1/2 2 8
N. Darling 33 9 2 4 0 0 1 0 2/3 0/1 5/5 0 2
N. Norton 27 3 5 8 2 0 1 1 1/4 0/3 1/1 0 5
Starters MIN PTS REB AST STL BLK TO PF FG 3PT FT OREB DREB
Z. Bryant 34 25 6 2 0 0 1 3 10/13 2/4 3/3 1 5
W. Lee 25 20 6 0 0 2 4 1 8/12 4/8 0/0 0 6
C. Cokley 28 15 10 1 1 2 0 0 7/15 0/0 1/2 2 8
N. Darling 33 9 2 4 0 0 1 0 2/3 0/1 5/5 0 2
N. Norton 27 3 5 8 2 0 1 1 1/4 0/3 1/1 0 5
Bench MIN PTS REB AST STL BLK TO PF FG 3PT FT OREB DREB
J. Perry 25 7 3 1 0 0 4 0 3/7 0/2 1/2 0 3
M. Gueye 11 4 1 0 0 0 0 1 2/3 0/0 0/0 1 0
L. Sullivan 16 0 4 0 0 0 3 3 0/3 0/1 0/0 2 2
H. Reynolds 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0/0 0/0 0/0 0 0
D. Lavender - - - - - - - - - - - - -
T. Smallwood - - - - - - - - - - - - -
L. Hurtado - - - - - - - - - - - - -
A. McCoy - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Total 200 83 37 16 3 4 14 9 33/60 6/19 11/13 6 31