Scores

Final

PV A&M 70

(2-4, 0-4 away)

UAB 76

(3-1, 3-0 home)

    8:00 PM ET, November 20, 2012

    Bartow Arena, Birmingham, Alabama

    1 2 T
    PV 38 3270
    UAB 33 4376

    Top Performers

    Prairie View A&M: R. Gesiakowski 18 Pts, 7 Reb, 1 Stl

    UAB: R. Rucker 25 Pts, 12 Reb, 1 Ast, 3 Stl, 2 Blk

    UAB 76, Prairie View 70

    Associated Press

    BIRMINGHAM, Ala. -- Rod Rucker scored 25 points and pulled down 12 rebounds and Alabama-Birmingham used 26 second-half free throws to rally and beat Prairie View 76-70 Tuesday in nonconference action.

    Jordan Swing, Fahro Alihodzic and Isiah Jones had 10 points apiece for UAB (3-1). Swing, Alihoszic and Jones combined to go 16 of 16 from the free-throw line.

    Rucker, who was 8 of 12 from the field, could have crossed the 30-point threshold, but went just 9 of 17 from the line.

    Prairie View (2-4) shot 51.5 percent (17 of 33) en route to a 38-33 halftime lead. They led the entire half.

    UAB, however, opened the second half with 13 consecutive points to take a 46-38 lead with 14:18 left to play.

    The Blazers pushed its lead to as much as 11, 55-44, in the second half and didn't let Prairie View get any closer than five during the period.

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    Team Stat Comparison

     
    PV
    UAB
    Points 70 76
    FG Made-Attempted 30-74 (.405) 22-66 (.333)
    3P Made-Attempted 5-15 (.333) 4-23 (.174)
    FT Made-Attempted 5-9 (.556) 28-37 (.757)
    Fouls (Tech/Flagrant) 24 (0/0) 17 (0/0)
    Largest Lead 11 11

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