Okolie scores 26 to carry Brown over UAB 83-78 in CBI
PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) — Obi Okolie had a career-high 26 points as Brown edged past UAB 83-78 in the College Basketball Invitational first round on Wednesday night.
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...
Jackson carries UTSA over UAB 76-70
SAN ANTONIO (AP) — Jhivvan Jackson had 27 points as UTSA beat UAB 76-70 on Sunday. Keaton Wallace added 22 points for the Roadrunners. Wallace also had eight rebounds for the...
UTSA seeks revenge on UAB
UAB (17-12, 9-7) vs. UTSA (15-13, 9-6)
UTSA Convocation Center, San Antonio; Sunday, 3 p.m. EST
BOTTOM LINE: UTSA seeks revenge on UAB after dropping the first matchup in Birmingham....
Bassey carries W. Kentucky past UAB 73-67
BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (AP) — Charles Bassey had 18 points and 13 rebounds to carry Western Kentucky to a 73-67 win over UAB on Thursday night.
UAB looks to sweep WKU
Western Kentucky (16-12, 9-6) vs. UAB (17-11, 9-6)
Bartow Arena, Birmingham, Alabama; Thursday, 7:30 p.m. EST
BOTTOM LINE: Western Kentucky seeks revenge on UAB after dropping 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...
Bryant scores 24 to lift UAB over Western Kentucky 68-60
BOWLING GREEN, Ky. (AP) — Zack Bryant had 24 points as UAB got past Wesetern Kentucky 68-60 on Saturday.
Tavin Lovan had 13 points and 12 rebounds for UAB (16-11, 8-6 Conference USA). Lewis Sullivan added 10 points and seven rebounds.
Western Kentucky totaled 23 points in the first half, a season low.
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.
Davis scores 29 to lead Charlotte over UAB 69-62
BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (AP) — Jon Davis had 29 points as Charlotte topped UAB 69-62 on Saturday night.
Malik Martin had 13 points and six rebounds for Charlotte (6-18, 3-10 Conference USA), which broke its six-game losing streak.
Lewis Sullivan had 15 points and seven rebounds for the Blazers (14-11, 6-6), whose losing streak reached four games. Makhtar Gueye added 12 points and 12 rebounds. Tyreek Scott-Grayson had 12 points and nine rebounds.
Sims, Green help Middle Tennessee beat UAB, snap road skid
BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (AP) — Antonio Green hit six 3-pointers and finished with 28 points and Donovan Sims scored 23, including two free throws with 1.3 seconds left, to help Middle Tennessee beat UAB 79-78 on Saturday night and snap a nine-game road losing streak.
Sims, Green help Middle Tennessee beat UAB 71-65
MURFREESBORO, Tenn. (AP) — Donovan Sims had 19 points, including a late 3-pointer, and Antonio Green scored 17 to help Middle Tennessee beat UAB 71-65 on Wednesday night.
Sims was 6-of-10 shooting, including 4 of 7 from 3-point range, with nine rebounds, four assists and two steals. Reggie Scurry added 14 points and seven boards and Jayce Johnson scored 11 for Middle Tennessee (6-16, 3-6 Conference USA). The Blue Raiders snapped a two-game skid and won for just the third time in 18 games.
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.
Sullivan, Lovan spark UAB past UTEP 76-63 with big 2nd half
BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (AP) — Lewis Sullivan scored 18 points with 10 rebounds and Tavin Lovan threw down a powerful tomahawk dunk that gave UAB the lead for good, defeating UTEP 76-63 Thursday night.
The freshman Lovan finished with 14 points — all after halftime— for UAB (11-7, 3-2 Conference USA), which won for the fourth straight time at home. Zack Bryant also scored 14 points and Tyreek Scott-Grayson added 10.
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.
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.
UAB jumps out early, cruises past Florida Atlantic 67-50
BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (AP) — Jeremiah Bell had 14 points to lead four in double-figure scoring as UAB beat Florida Atlantic 67-50 on Thursday night in a Conference USA opener.
Bell made four 3-pointers and finished 5-of-7 shooting from the floor. Makhtar Gueye added 12 points, Zack Bryant had 11 and Lewis Sullivan 10 for the Blazers (9-5, 1-0). UAB never trailed, built a 32-26 halftime advantage and had a double-digit lead for most of the second half.
Varnado’s career-high 32 lifts Troy to a 74-73 win at UAB
BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (AP) — Jordon Varnado hit a game-winning jumper and Alex Hicks added a blocked shot at the buzzer as Troy handed in-state rival UAB its first home-court loss, 74-73 on Friday night.
The win is the Trojans second-straight over a Conference USA opponent after knocking off Western Kentucky, 87-81 on Sunday.
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.
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).
The Latest: Charleston beats UAB at AdvoCare Invitational
LAKE BUENA VISTA, Fla. (AP) — The Latest on the AdvoCare Invitational (all times local):
Orlando-area product Grant Riller had 33 points and six assists as Charleston beat UAB 74-51 in the consolation round of the AdvoCare Invitational on Friday.
It's the second-highest point total ever at the tournament. Marquette's Matt Carlino scored 38 against Georgia Tech in 2014.
Riller, who entered averaging 16 points and four assists, has six career 30-or-more-point games.
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.
BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (AP) — Nate Darling scored 23 points to lead six players in double-figure scoring and UAB upended Western Kentucky 101-73 on Saturday night in a regular season finale.
William Lee added 18 points, Chris Cokley and Zack Bryant had 17 apiece and Nick Norton and Lewis Sullivan had 10 each. Bryant led the team with eight rebounds.
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.
Cokley’s double-double propels Blazers over 49ers
CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — Chris Cokley had a double-double with 26 points and 12 rebounds, with William Lee and Deion Lavender each adding 11 points as UAB downed Charlotte 76-64 on Thursday night.
Lewis Sullivan scored 10 for the Blazers (15-8, 6-4 Conference USA) as they pulled away in the second half against the 49ers (5-15, 1-7). The win was UAB's fifth straight against the 49ers.
Sullivan with 19, balanced UAB defeats UTEP 85-78
BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (AP) — Lewis Sullivan scored 19 points to lead six players in double-figure scoring as UAB beat UTEP 85-78 on Thursday night.
UAB (14-7, 5-3 Conference USA) rebounded from consecutive losses that had snapped a four-game win streak. The Miners (7-13, 2-6) have lost five of their last six games.
Nate Darling added 17 points for the Blazers, and Chris Cokley had 15 points and 10 rebounds to collect his 10th double-double of the season.
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.
Norton, Cokley lead UAB over New Orleans 74-67
BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (AP) — Nick Norton scored 16 points, Chris Cokley added 16 points and 10 rebounds, and UAB beat New Orleans 74-67 on Wednesday night.
Norton was 6 of 7 from the floor and made four 3-pointers, and Cokley was 7-of-11 shooting. Zack Bryant and Lewis Sullivan added 14 points apiece for UAB (8-4), which has won five of its last six since snapping a three-game losing skid. William Lee blocked four shots for the Blazers, and is 20 shy of a program record.
Lee has 18 and 10, UAB rolls past Mississippi College 90-53
BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (AP) — William Lee had 18 points, 10 rebounds and five blocks, Lewis Sullivan added 17 points and UAB cruised to a 90-53 win over Division II Mississippi College on Sunday.
Zack Bryant added 14, Chris Cokley 13 and Nate Darling 10 for the Blazers (4-3), who were coming off three losses at the Cayman Islands Classic.
Lee had 13 points and UAB shot 61 percent (19 for 31) to race to a 52-16 lead at the half. The Choctaws had seven field goals and 11 turnovers at the break.