Troy vs UAB

UAB 71, Troy 59


BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (AP) - Cameron Moore scored 22 points and grabbed 17 rebounds to pace UAB to a 71-59 victory over Troy on Tuesday night.

Moore, a 6-foot-10 senior forward, made 7 of 13 shots from the field as the Blazers (1-2), an NCAA Tournament team last season, got their first win after opening with losses to Creighton and Murray State.

Moore also blocked four shots, after blocking seven in each of UAB's first two games.

Jekore Tyler, Preston Purifoy and Ovie Soko added 11 points each for the Blazers. Soko also had 10 rebounds.

Tyler and Purifoy each hit a 3-pointer during a 10-0 run that gave UAB a 50-42 lead with 10:44 remaining. Tyler had seven points during that run.

R.J. Scott scored 17 points and Justin Wright 14 to pace the Trojans (1-3), who have lost their last 12 road games against nonconference opponents.

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Troy Trojans
R. Scott, F316-140-231217
T. Owens, F150-32-25052
W. Weathers, G362-81-22735
E. Jones, G291-82-25144
D. Clark, G252-30-23136
J. Wright245-121-242314
R. Chambers193-70-05036
A. Jones172-30-01045
N. Combs40-00-00000
Totals 21-586-1230122759
UAB Blazers
C. Moore, F387-138-11171022
O. Soko, F333-55-11103311
J. Swing, F252-72-23028
Q. Taylor, G220-40-01410
K. Whitaker, G122-60-01106
R. Williams290-32-24042
J. Tyler183-64-411211
P. Purifoy173-52-240211
A. Scotland-Williamson60-00-00000
Totals 20-4923-3241101471
Sun Belt
TeamConf. W-LTot. W-LRPI Rank
Georgia St.12-620-13104
Arkansas St.11-720-12120
Texas St.11-722-14179
Ga. Southern11-718-15122
UL Lafayette10-821-12114
Coast. Car.10-820-19183
S. Alabama7-1114-18231
Little Rock6-1215-17244
App. St.4-149-21300

Conference USA
TeamConf. W-LTot. W-LRPI Rank
Middle Tenn.17-131-535
La. Tech14-423-10117
Old Dominion12-619-12136
Western Ky.9-915-17226
UT-San Antonio8-1014-19264
So. Miss6-129-22331
North Texas2-168-22339
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Memphis 99 Final
Tenn 97
La Salle 69 Final
Ark St 27 Final
Louisville 54
Michigan 75 Final
TNST 69 Final
NC 102
UMKC 31 Final
Wisc 77
UCLA 56 Final
Kansas 72
SCST 50 Final
Baylor 70
Missouri 92 Final
California 53