Murray State vs UAB

Murray St. 62, UAB 55

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BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (AP) - Isaiah Canaan scored 19 points and Ivan Aska 18 as Murray State rallied to defeat UAB 62-55 Sunday after trailing by 12 midway through the second half.

Donte Poole had all 11 of his points for the Racers (4-0) during a 22-2 run that turned a 49-37 lead for the Blazers (0-2) with 10:17 remaining into a 59-51 Murray State lead with 47 seconds left.

Poole's jumper with 5:09 left gave Murray State its first lead of the second half, 52-51, and he hit a 3-pointer on the Racers' next possession. Eleven of the Racers' points during the decisive stretch came on free throws.

Cameron Moore had 15 points and 11 rebounds for UAB, and for the second consecutive game he blocked seven shots.

Murray State is off to its best start since it won its first eight in 2003-04.

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Scoreboard
Murray State (4-0) «283462
UAB (0-2)312455

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Murray State Racers
I. Aska, F316-166-670418
D. Poole, F302-86-761311
E. Daniel, F131-31-21033
J. Long, G342-40-07415
I. Canaan, G335-126-742319
L. Mushatt211-51-26204
B. Garrett161-20-02042
Z. Jackson150-30-03130
S. Wilson70-20-00100
Totals 18-5520-2439112162
 32.7%83.3% 
UAB Blazers
C. Moore, F376-93-8110415
J. Swing, F331-60-03012
O. Soko, F315-60-092310
K. Whitaker, G222-61-32117
J. Tyler, G191-97-82109
Q. Taylor222-62-20126
R. Williams172-30-03114
P. Purifoy130-22-21132
A. Scotland-Williamson60-00-00010
Totals 19-4715-233471655
 40.4%65.2% 
Ohio Valley
EastConf. W-LTot. W-LRPI Rank
Jax. State0-07-2145
Tenn. Tech0-07-4124
Tenn. St.0-04-3164
Belmont0-05-5111
Eastern Ky.0-04-6312
Morehead St.0-02-6264
WestConf. W-LTot. W-LRPI Rank
Murray St.0-06-181
SE Missouri St.0-06-4254
Austin Peay0-04-5270
SIUE0-03-6202
UT Martin0-03-7330
Eastern Ill.0-02-6288

Conference USA
TeamConf. W-LTot. W-LRPI Rank
Middle Tenn.0-07-112
La. Tech0-07-252
Marshall0-07-3179
Old Dominion0-07-377
FAU0-06-3105
Western Ky.0-06-328
UAB0-06-4204
So. Miss0-05-4306
North Texas0-06-5257
UT-San Antonio0-06-5244
FIU0-04-4291
Charlotte0-03-6318
UTEP0-03-6207
Rice0-02-7301
 
Other games
Old Dom 52 Final
Kentucky 62
COPS 70 Final
UConn 87
MS Val St 75 Final
NC 101
USA 39 Final
Florida St 80
Purdue 56 Final
Alabama 65
Ole Miss 66 Final
MU 96