FRISCO, Texas (AP) — Xavier Green had 21 points, including a 3-point play with four seconds left and top-seeded Old Dominion rallied to edge fifth-seeded UAB 61-59 in the semifinals of the...
ODU faces UAB in CUSA semis
UAB (20-13, 12-8) vs. Old Dominion (24-8, 14-5)
Conference USA Conference Tourney Semifinals, Ford Center at The Star, Frisco, Texas; Friday, 12:30 p.m. EDT
FRISCO, Texas (AP) — Zack Bryant had 24 points as UAB defeated UTSA 85-76 in the Conference USA tournament quarterfinals on Thursday night.
Jalen Perry had 18 points and eight rebounds for...
UAB meets UTSA in CUSA quarters
No. 5 seed UAB (19-13, 11-8) vs. No. 4 seed UTSA (17-14, 11-7)
Conference USA Conference Tourney Quarterfinals, Ford Center at The Star, Frisco, Texas; Thursday, 6:30 p.m. EDT
Perry scores 14 to carry UAB past Old Dominion 64-50
BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (AP) — Jalen Perry posted 14 points and seven rebounds as UAB beat Old Dominion 64-50 on Saturday.
Lewis Sullivan had 12 points and eight rebounds for UAB (18-13, 10-8...
ODU looks to sweep UAB
Old Dominion (23-7, 13-4) vs. UAB (17-13, 9-8)
Bartow Arena, Birmingham, Alabama; Saturday, 3 p.m. EST
BOTTOM LINE: Old Dominion goes for the season sweep over UAB after winning the...
Sullivan lifts UAB past Southern Miss 76-72 in OT
HATTIESBURG, Miss. (AP) — Lewis Sullivan scored 17 points, including a 3-pointer with seven seconds left in regulation, and Tavin Lovan had six of his 16 points in overtime to lead UAB to a 76-72...
Southern Miss looks to extend streak vs UAB
UAB (16-11, 8-6) vs. Southern Miss (17-9, 9-5)
Reed Green Coliseum, Hattiesburg, Mississippi; Saturday, 3 p.m. EST
BOTTOM LINE: Southern Miss looks for its seventh straight conference...
Gueye carries UAB over Marshall 77-68
HUNTINGTON, W.Va. (AP) — Makhtar Gueye recorded 19 points and 11 rebounds as UAB beat Marshall 77-68 on Thursday night. Lewis Sullivan added 16 points and 10 rebounds for the Blazers.
Zack Bryant had 14 points and six assists for UAB (15-11, 7-6 Conference USA), which ended its four-game losing streak. Jalen Perry added 10 points.
Old Dominion beats UAB 70-59
BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (AP) — B.J. Stith and Ahmad Caver scored 21 points apiece as Old Dominion beat UAB 70-59 on Thursday night.
Dajour Dickens had 12 points, eight rebounds and three blocks for Old Dominion (19-6, 9-3 Conference USA). Aaron Carver added nine rebounds.
Perry with 18 points leads UAB over UTSA 83-73
BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (AP) — Jalen Perry scored 18 points and grabbed four rebounds as UAB beat UTSA 83-73 on Saturday night.
Perry was 7 of 13 from the field for the Blazers (12-7, 4-2 Conference USA), who have won their last two and have five-straight home wins. Zack Bryant added 17 points, Lewis Sullivan had 16 points and eight rebounds and Makhtar Gueye, Jeremiah Bell and Tavin Lovan had 10 points apiece. Gueye led the team with 11 rebounds.
Draine’s 3s subdue S. Mississippi 73-68
HATTIESBURG, Miss. (AP) — LaDavius Draine scored 19 points and his go-ahead 3-pointer with 36 seconds left sent Southern Mississippi past UA 73-68 on Saturday.
Draine made 5 of 8 3-point attempts. He entered the game shooting 45.6 percent from beyond the arc, which ranked No. 4 in Conference USA.
Pemberton helps La Tech pull away from UAB 63-53
RUSTON, La. (AP) — JaColby Pemberton hit five 3-pointers and scored 17 points and Louisiana Tech pulled away for a 64-53 win over UAB on Thursday night.
Pemberton had two 3s and eight points as the Bulldogs (12-5, 2-2 Conference USA) had a 15-2 run in the final five minutes to pull out a win in a game they never trailed.
Sullivan scores 22; UAB rolls in 2nd half to beat FIU 84-65
BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (AP) — Lewis Sullivan had 22 points and eight rebounds and UAB rolled in the second half to beat Florida International 84-65 on Saturday night.
UAB (10-5, 2-0 Conference USA) has won four of its last five games and improved to 8-1 at home. The Blazers play at Louisiana Tech on Thursday.
Tavin Lovan added 14 points for UAB. Jalen Perry had 13 points, Makhtar Gueye 12 and Zack Bryant 11.
Perry, UAB hold off D-II Arkansas Monticello, 75-67
BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (AP) — Jalen Perry scored 23 points and UAB rebounded from its first home court loss to beat Division II Arkansas Monticello, 75-67 in its final non-conference game of the season Saturday afternoon.
A half-court buzzer beater by Perry was waved off to preserve Troy's 74-73 victory December 21. The Blazers open Conference USA play Thursday when they play host to Florida Atlantic.
Perry, Gueye lead UAB over Alcorn State 76-49
BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (AP) — Jalen Perry scored 17 points, Makhtar Gueye added a career-high 15 points with five rebounds and three assists, and UAB beat Alcorn State 76-49 on Tuesday night to improve to 5-0 at home.
Zack Bryant scored 11 points and the Blazers (7-4) shot 60 percent in scoring the most points since netting 76 against West Alabama on November 18.
No. 8 Auburn outlasts UAB 75-71 in overtime
BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (AP) — Auburn and UAB aren't annual rivals on the hardwood. The energy inside Legacy Arena as a fight-to-the-finish matchup ensued said otherwise.
Jared Harper scored 23 of Auburn's last 30 points and finished with 31 to help the No. 8 Tigers outlast UAB 75-71 in overtime Saturday night in the Mike Slive Invitational.
Perry, Sullivan lead UAB to 72-57 win over North Alabama
BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (AP) — Jalen Perry scored 17 points, Lewis Sullivan had a double-double and UAB held off North Alabama 73-67 on Tuesday night.
Sullivan had 16 points and 11 rebounds, Tyree Scott-Grayson had 13 and Will Butler a career-high 11 for the Blazers (6-2).
Bryant scores 14 to help UAB beat D-II West Alabama 77-47
BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (AP) — Zach Bryant had 14 points and Jeremiah Bell scored 13 to help UAB beat D-II West Alabama 77-47 on Sunday night for the program's 800th win.
Bryant and Bell combined to make 9 of 14 from the field, including 6 of 9 from 3-point range. Lewis Sullivan added 11 points, five assists and two steals for UAB.
Bryant’s 19 points help UAB hold off New Orleans, 75-68
BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (AP) — Zack Bryant scored 19 points and Tavin Lovan and Jalen Perry each added 13 as UAB held off New Orleans to earn a 75-68 victory Wednesday night.
The victory is the 12th straight nonconference home victory for the Blazers. UAB beat Mercer in its season opener and had a week off between starts.
UAB turns back Mercer 75-67 behind Perry’s 16
BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (AP) — Jalen Perry scored 16 points and UAB opened the season Tuesday night with a 75-67 win over Mercer.
Zack Bryant had 12 points and Tavin Lovan and Lewis Sullivan had 10 points apiece. Makhtar Gueye came off the bench and had 10 rebounds and nine points.
Cokley helps UAB in romp past Marshall 91-77
BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (AP) — Chris Cokley scored 23 points, William Lee added 15 and pulled down 14 rebounds and UAB romped past Marshall 91-77 on Thursday night, playing its first home game since February 10.
The Blazers (18-12, 9-8 Conference USA) controlled the boards 51-31, dominated the paint 44-26 and outscored Marshall 19-11 on second-chance points.
Lee’s 20 points, 14 boards lift UAB past Southern Miss 87-69
HATTIESBURG, Miss. (AP) — William Lee scored 20 points and grabbed 14 rebounds to lead UAB to an 87-69 win over Southern Mississippi on Saturday.
Lee was 7 for 9 from the field with three 3-pointers and got nine of his boards on defense. Zack Bryant added 18 points, Lewis Sullivan 15 and Nick Norton 10 for UAB, which shot 63 percent from the field, including 9 for 16 from 3-point range, and dominated the glass 33-23.
UAB routs Florida Atlantic 75-44 behind Cokely’s 24 points
BOCA RATON, Fla. (AP) — Chris Cokley scored 24 points and grabbed 10 rebounds, Zack Bryant added 11 points with five assists, and UAB beat Florida Atlantic 75-44 on Thursday night for the Owls' fifth straight loss.
The Blazers (10-5, 1-1 Conference USA) never trailed and shot 54 percent from the floor and 50 percent from beyond the arc (7 of 14) while holding Florida Atlantic to 29.5 percent and 13 percent from 3 (3 of 23).
UAB cruises past Mississippi Valley State 74-57
BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (AP) — Nick Norton scored all 14 of his points and Nate Darling 11 of his 12 in the first half when UAB took off to a 17-point lead on its way to a 74-57 victory over winless Mississippi Valley State on Saturday.
Norton had four of the Blazers' 10 3-pointers with UAB (9-4) shooting 53 percent overall. Jalen Perry led the Blazers with 15 points and Lewis Sullivan 10 points with both grabbing seven rebounds.
UAB 90 beats Alabama A&M 90-58
BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (AP) — Nate Darling made 4 of 5 from 3-point range and scored 20 on Saturday to help UAB beat Alabama A&M 90-58.
The Blazers (7-4) led the entire way in winning their fourth of the last five. They opened with a 20-4 lead, went into halftime up 46-22 and built to their largest lead at 75-43 which they matched twice more including at the final score.
UAB snaps 16-game losing skid against Memphis, wins 71-56
BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (AP) — Chris Cokley had 18 points and 10 rebounds, and UAB snapped a 16-game losing streak against Memphis with a 71-56 victory on Thursday night.
UAB (5-3) is 5-0 at home, and had its last win against Memphis (3-2) in 2006.
Cokley was 7 of 10 from the floor. Nate Darling finished with 14 points and Jalen Perry chipped in 10 for the Blazers.
Darling leads with 19, UAB overpowers Chattanooga 89-47
BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (AP) — Nate Darling scored 19 points, Zack Bryant and Jalen Perry added 17 apiece and UAB muscled past Chattanooga pounding the ball inside for an 89-47 win Monday night.
The Blazers (2-0) outscored Chattanooga 42-16 in the paint, held a 51-22 rebounding edge, including 35 defensive rebounds, and had 10 steals.
Cokley’s 26 pts, 13 boards lead UAB past Jacksonville, 96-67
BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (AP) — Chris Cokley scored a career-high 26 points and grabbed 13 rebounds as Alabama-Birmingham rolled past Jacksonville, 96-67 in the season opener Friday Night.
Cokley knocked down 10 of 13 shots from the field while the Blazers hit 35 of 57 from the floor (61.4 percent).
Zack Bryant scored 18 points and dished off eight assists and William Lee finished with 12 points, five boards and two blocked shots while Jalen Perry added 11 points off the UAB bench.