Scores

Final

UAB 61

(8-12, 0-5 C-USA)

Houston 66

(13-6, 2-4 C-USA)

    6:00 PM ET, January 26, 2013

    Hofheinz Pavilion, Houston, Texas

    1 2 T
    UAB 26 3561
    HOU 33 3366

    Top Performers

    UAB: J. Swing 20 Pts, 6 Reb, 7 Ast

    Houston: T. Thomas 17 Pts, 9 Reb, 4 Ast, 1 Stl, 1 Blk

    Houston 66, UAB 61

    Associated Press

    HOUSTON -- TaShawn Thomas had 17 points and nine rebounds Saturday night and Houston defeated UAB 66-61 to end a four-game losing streak.

    Joseph Young scored 14 points and Jherrod Stiggers scored 11 for the Cougars (13-6, 2-4 Conference USA). The game had seven lead changes, but Houston ran off seven straight points to lead 61-55 with 2:26 left.

    UAB (8-12, 0-5) closed the margin to 62-61 with 11 seconds left after Jordan Swing made a 3-pointer. Young and Danuel House each hit a pair of free throws to seal the win for the Cougars.

    Swing led the Blazers with 20 points and seven assists. Terence Jones scored 14 for UAB.

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    Team Stat Comparison

     
    UAB
    HOU
    Points 61 66
    FG Made-Attempted 24-51 (.471) 24-53 (.453)
    3P Made-Attempted 8-21 (.381) 7-12 (.583)
    FT Made-Attempted 5-6 (.833) 11-13 (.846)
    Fouls (Tech/Flagrant) 15 (0/0) 9 (0/0)
    Largest Lead 5 13

    2012-13 Season

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