Scores

Final

UAB 52

(13-14, 5-7 C-USA)

Marshall 48

(12-16, 5-8 C-USA)

    7:00 PM ET, February 23, 2013

    Henderson Center, Huntington, West Virginia

    1 2 T
    UAB 30 2252
    MRSH 17 3148

    Top Performers

    UAB: J. Swing 15 Pts, 10 Reb, 1 Ast, 1 Stl

    Marshall: N. Spikes 9 Pts, 15 Reb, 1 Ast, 1 Stl, 2 Blk

    UAB 52, Marshall 48

    Associated Press

    HUNTINGTON, W.Va. -- Jordan Swing posted a double-double to push Alabama-Birmingham past Marshall 52-48 Saturday.

    Swing finished with 15 points and 10 rebounds. Rod Rucker added 13 points and Robert Williams pulled down 11 boards for the Blazers, who grabbed 50 rebounds -- three short of their season high.

    UAB (13-14, 5-7 Conference USA) drew the game to a 16-all tie on Williams' layup and outscored Marshall 14-1 over the final 7:48 to take a 30-17 lead into the break.

    Marshall (12-16, 5-8) rallied to tie the game 46-all with 2:52 remaining but scored just two points from there.

    Neither team shot well, UAB at 30 percent (19 of 63) and Marshall at 26 percent (15 of 57), but the Blazers managed 18 offensive rebounds en route to 11 second-chance points.

    Elijah Pittman had 18 points for the Thundering Herd, who especially struggled from deep, hitting just 3 of 26 attempts.

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    Team Stat Comparison

     
    UAB
    MRSH
    Points 52 48
    FG Made-Attempted 19-63 (.302) 15-57 (.263)
    3P Made-Attempted 4-18 (.222) 3-26 (.115)
    FT Made-Attempted 10-15 (.667) 15-26 (.577)
    Fouls (Tech/Flagrant) 20 (0/0) 17 (0/0)
    Largest Lead 16 4

    2012-13 Season

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