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...
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...
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.