Scores

Final

SMU 52

(15-17, 5-11 C-USA)

UAB 53

(16-16, 7-9 C-USA)

4:30 PM ET, March 13, 2013

Bank of Oklahoma Center, Tulsa, Oklahoma

1 2 T
SMU 23 2952
UAB 32 2153

Top Performers

Southern Methodist: J. Jones 13 Pts, 10 Reb, 1 Ast, 1 Stl, 2 Blk

UAB: J. Swing 17 Pts, 9 Reb, 3 Stl, 1 Blk

UAB 53, SMU 52

Associated Press

TULSA, Okla. -- Jordan Swing scored 17 points, including a layup with 9 seconds to play, and UAB beat SMU 53-52 in the opener of the Conference USA tournament on Wednesday.

Swing had a team-high nine rebounds and was 7 of 13 from the field for the game. Rod Rucker had 11 points.

UAB was up 32-23 at halftime and led until Brian Bernardi hit two free throws to put the Mustangs up 52-51 with 29 seconds remaining. Swing's layup put the Blazers (16-16) back on top. No. 10 seed SMU missed a jumper with a second to play.

Jalen Jones led SMU (15-17) with 13 points and 10 rebounds. Cannen Cunningham had 11 points.

No. 7 seed UAB will play No. 2 seed Southern Mississippi on Thursday in the quarterfinals.

Head coach Larry Brown, who is the only coach to win an NCAA and NBA title, ends his first season at SMU.

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Team Stat Comparison

 
SMU
UAB
Points 52 53
FG Made-Attempted 14-49 (.286) 17-48 (.354)
3P Made-Attempted 4-12 (.333) 6-17 (.353)
FT Made-Attempted 20-27 (.741) 13-18 (.722)
Fouls (Tech/Flagrant) 17 (0/0) 18 (0/0)
Largest Lead 1 11

2012-13 Season

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