Louisiana-Monroe vs UAB

UAB 76, Louisiana-Monroe 69

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BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (AP) - Rod Rucker had 22 points and nine rebounds to lead Alabama-Birmingham over Louisiana-Monroe 76-69 Thursday night.

Robert Williams and Preston Purifoy each scored 12 points, while Terence Jones and Jordan Swing added 11 apiece for UAB (6-6).

UAB outrebounded Louisiana-Monroe 38-34, grabbing 13 boards on the offensive end that led to 14 second-chance points. The Blazers dished out 18 assists, committing 12 turnovers, and made 16 of 20 free throws.

UAB led 37-31 at halftime and pushed its lead to as much as 15, at 64-49, in the second half on Purifoy's layup.

Trent Mackey led Louisiana-Monroe (1-7) with 17 points and Kyle Koszuta came off the bench to score 15, but the Warhawks never got any closer than six in the second half after leading for the opening 10 minutes of the first half.

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Scoreboard
Louisiana-Monroe (1-7)313869
UAB (6-6) «373976

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Louisiana-Monroe Warhawks
J. James, F333-60-311846
M. Brown, F303-60-28036
T. Mackey, G406-130-021217
M. Hansberry, G235-70-230011
R. McCray, G193-60-01417
T. Lindsey312-62-24337
K. Koszuta245-103-421315
Totals 27-545-1334171669
 50%38.5% 
UAB Blazers
R. Rucker, F349-154-693222
J. Swing, F283-74-442311
F. Alihodzic, C162-61-22115
T. Jones, G304-130-036011
R. Williams, G274-93-471312
P. Purifoy283-94-480112
Q. Taylor200-10-01510
I. Jones161-30-01003
A. Scotland-Williamson10-00-00000
Totals 26-6316-2038181176
 41.3%80% 
Sun Belt
TeamConf. W-LTot. W-LRPI Rank
UT-Arlington14-427-945
Georgia St.12-620-13104
Arkansas St.11-720-12120
Texas St.11-722-14179
Ga. Southern11-718-15122
UL Lafayette10-821-12114
Troy10-822-15147
Coast. Car.10-820-19183
S. Alabama7-1114-18231
Little Rock6-1215-17244
App. St.4-149-21300
UL-Monroe2-169-24297

Conference USA
TeamConf. W-LTot. W-LRPI Rank
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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