Scores

Final

Marshall 61

(10-14, 3-6 C-USA)

UAB 75

(11-13, 3-6 C-USA)

    3:00 PM ET, February 9, 2013

    Bartow Arena, Birmingham, Alabama

    1 2 T
    MRSH 25 3661
    UAB 38 3775

    Top Performers

    Marshall: D. Kane 23 Pts, 3 Reb, 3 Ast, 3 Stl

    UAB: R. Rucker 18 Pts, 10 Reb, 6 Ast, 1 Stl

    UAB 75, Marshall 61

    Associated Press

    BIRMINGHAM, Ala. -- Rod Rucker had 18 points and 10 rebounds to lead Alabama-Birmingham to a 75-61 victory over Marshall in a Conference USA game on Saturday afternoon.

    Preston Purifoy scored 15 points, Jordan Swing had 13, Robert Williams 12, and Fahro Alihodzic contributed eight points and nine rebounds for Blazers (11-13, 3-6), who have won three of the past four after a six-game losing streak.

    UAB outrebounded Marshall 37-29. Marshall averaged 39 boards coming in.

    DeAndre Kane had 23 points, Elijah Pittman scored 15 and Nigel Spikes grabbed 10 rebounds with six points for the Thundering Herd (10-14, 3-6), who have lost five of six.

    Leading 19-17 with 9:16 remaining in the first half, UAB scored 13 of the next 15 points, capped by Robert Williams' 3-pointer, for a 32-19 advantage at 2:26. UAB led 38-25 at the break, and Marshall never got closer than 10 points in the second half.

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    Team Stat Comparison

     
    MRSH
    UAB
    Points 61 75
    FG Made-Attempted 22-49 (.449) 27-56 (.482)
    3P Made-Attempted 3-14 (.214) 9-16 (.563)
    FT Made-Attempted 14-24 (.583) 12-19 (.632)
    Fouls (Tech/Flagrant) 16 (0/0) 18 (0/0)
    Largest Lead 2 22

    2012-13 Season

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