UAB vs Troy

UAB 75, Troy 55

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TROY, Ala. (AP) - Jordan Swing and Robert Williams scored 18 points apiece, Rod Rucker had a double-double and Alabama-Birmingham used a first-half surge to pull away from Troy en route to a 75-55 win Tuesday night.

The Blazers (4-3), who snapped a two-game skid, trailed 20-18 with 8:29 left in the first half. A Terence Jones layup sparked a 17-0 run to close out the first half, with Jones scoring eight in the spurt.

The Trojans (4-3), who saw their three-game winning streak end, shot only 25 percent in the first half (7 of 28), missing their last 10 shots and turning the ball over seven times during the scoring drought.

Jones finished with 14 points and Rucker had 10 points and 12 rebounds as the Blazers had a 45-29 edge on the glass.

Hunter Williams had 16 points and Antoine Myers added 13 for the Trojans.

UAB leads the series 6-0.

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Scoreboard
UAB (4-3) «354075
Troy (4-3)203555

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UAB Blazers
R. Rucker, F375-100-1122210
J. Swing, F225-86-660418
F. Alihodzic, C151-56-65308
R. Williams, G376-102-290218
T. Jones, G366-140-035114
P. Purifoy, G181-30-04013
Q. Taylor, G180-20-02320
I. Jones, G132-60-01104
J. Tyler, G40-10-00000
Total 26-5914-1545141275
 44.1%93.3% 
Troy Trojans
R. Chambers, F120-00-03020
H. Williams, G325-143-430116
E. Jones, G304-90-05448
A. Myers, G304-105-722313
D. Jethroe, G191-51-22014
T. Calhoun, F263-110-04127
R. Scott, G180-40-01000
J. Wright, G141-32-23114
J. Mullahey, G81-10-02013
J. Warren, C80-00-02100
B. Dixon, F30-00-00000
Total 19-5711-152991555
 33.3%73.3% 
Conference USA
TeamConf. W-LTot. W-LRPI Rank
Middle Tenn.0-07-112
La. Tech0-07-252
Marshall0-07-3174
Old Dominion0-07-373
FAU0-06-3122
Western Ky.0-06-353
UAB0-06-4194
FIU0-05-4248
So. Miss0-05-4272
North Texas0-06-5257
UT-San Antonio0-06-5247
Charlotte0-03-6331
UTEP0-03-6213
Rice0-02-7304

Sun Belt
TeamConf. W-LTot. W-LRPI Rank
Ga. Southern0-07-247
Louisiana0-07-2178
UT-Arlington0-07-369
Georgia St.0-06-3228
Coast. Car.0-05-5186
S. Alabama0-05-5283
Texas St.0-05-5336
Troy0-05-5292
App. St.0-05-6273
UL-Monroe0-03-5240
Arkansas St.0-03-6343
Little Rock0-02-7308
 
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FSU 68
NCST 72 Final
MICH 79
UNC 59 Final
IND 83
TEXSO 80 Final
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