Marshall vs UAB

Marshall 61, UAB 59


BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (AP) - DeAndre Kane had his first double-double of the season and Dennis Tinnon grabbed a career-high 19 rebounds as Marshall used a late surge to edge Alabama-Birmingham 61-59 Wednesday night and remain undefeated in Conference USA.

The Thundering Herd (12-4, 3-0), who trailed for nearly the entire game, used a 14-2 run to turn a 51-42 deficit with 10:14 remaining into a 56-53 lead with 4:02 to go.

The Blazers (5-10, 0-2) regained the lead on two baskets by Cameron Moore with 1:53 left. Following an offensive and a defensive rebound by Tinnon, Robert Goff converted a three-point play for the final margin with 41 seconds to go.

Kane had 21 points and 10 rebounds for Marshall, which trailed by as many as 10 in the first half.

Cameron Moore had 22 points to lead the Blazers, who have lost three straight, and Ovie Soko added 18 points and 11 rebounds.

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Marshall Thundering Herd
D. Tinnon, F324-100-119228
R. Goff, F204-51-12039
D. Kane, G368-184-7103321
D. Pitts, G354-130-03249
S. Johnson, G292-62-23127
D. Pena161-30-00003
N. Spikes160-30-01030
J. Coleman82-40-11004
J. Hanner80-10-02010
Totals 25-637-124581861
UAB Blazers
O. Soko, F398-111-1113418
J. Swing, F383-113-463211
C. Moore, F369-194-670322
Q. Taylor, G381-40-12112
R. Williams, G271-60-05122
J. Tyler112-40-01104
P. Purifoy60-10-00020
K. Whitaker40-20-01000
A. Scotland-Williamson10-00-00000
Totals 24-588-123491459
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
Other games
Nwstern 64 Final
Michigan 66
St John's 64 Final
MU 83
Syracuse 79 Final
Kentucky 68 Final
Auburn 53
Missouri 76 Final
Iowa St 69
Kansas 81 Final