Young Harris vs UAB

UAB 105, Young Harris 59

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BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (AP) - Jordan Swing and Robert Williams scored 17 points apiece to lead six Alabama-Birmingham players in double figures as the Blazers trounced Young Harris 105-59 Saturday night in coach Jerod Haase's debut.

UAB shot 53.6 percent from the field (37 of 69) while limiting the Division II Mountain Lions to 27.7 percent (18 of 65).

The Blazers also made 20 of 24 free throws and outrebounded Young Harris 53-33, with Rod Rucker leading the way with 10 boards.

Fahro Alihodzic added 16 points, Jekore Tyler scored 15 and Terence Jones and Preston Purifoy had 13 apiece for UAB, which led 51-34 at the break

Malcolm Jackson led Young Harris, which counted the game as an exhibition, with 16 points.

UAB is one of only six schools that do not have a freshman on the roster. The other five schools are Ohio, Portland State, Savannah State, Southern Illinois University Edwardsville and Valparaiso.

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Scoreboard
Young Harris (0-1)342559
UAB (1-0) «5154105

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Young Harris Mountain Lions
B. Robertson, F264-92-270410
V. Martin, G343-133-626210
F. Adams, G322-115-126119
M. Jackson, G315-164-441316
S. Viterbo, G242-53-34228
M. Matta191-30-01032
A. Reid140-40-01010
T. Raymond60-12-22002
S. Preston51-20-00002
P. Uys40-00-00000
C. Garrett30-10-00000
J. Blalock10-00-00000
A. Knutson10-00-00000
Totals 18-6519-2933101659
 27.7%65.5% 
UAB Blazers
R. Rucker, F274-60-210118
J. Swing, F254-106-674217
F. Alihodzic, C226-94-482216
T. Jones, G224-62-215113
R. Williams, G166-113-440317
P. Purifoy234-84-431113
J. Tyler197-100-074315
Q. Taylor180-20-02310
I. Jones141-61-23423
A. Scotland-Williamson100-00-01030
K. Moton41-10-00213
Totals 37-6920-24532620105
 53.6%83.3% 

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Middle Tenn.17-131-535
La. Tech14-423-10117
Old Dominion12-619-12136
UTEP12-615-17222
Rice11-723-12168
Marshall10-820-15112
UAB9-917-16198
Western Ky.9-915-17226
UT-San Antonio8-1014-19264
Charlotte7-1113-17243
FAU6-1210-20282
So. Miss6-129-22331
FIU3-157-24337
North Texas2-168-22339
 
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