Scores

Final

Ga. Southern 61

(6-8, 0-2 Southern)

UAB 65

(8-6, 7-0 home)

    8:00 PM ET, January 2, 2013

    Bartow Arena, Birmingham, Alabama

    1 2 T
    GASO 22 3961
    UAB 25 4065

    Top Performers

    Georgia Southern: E. Ferguson 12 Pts, 12 Reb, 3 Ast, 1 Stl, 2 Blk

    UAB: T. Jones 19 Pts, 2 Reb, 7 Ast, 2 Stl

    UAB 65, Georgia Southern 61

    Associated Press

    BIRMINGHAM, Ala. -- Terence Jones scored 19 points and Rod Rucker 16 to lead UAB to a 65-61 victory over Georgia Southern in a nonconference game Wednesday night.

    Jones surpassed the 1,000-point milestone for his career.

    Fahro Alihodzic chipped in 12 points for the Blazers (8-6).

    C.J. Reed scored 22 points for Georgia Southern (6-7), Tre Bussey had 17 and Eric Ferguson contributed 12 points and 12 rebounds.

    The Eagles committed 23 turnovers, and Georgia Southern was 5 of 6 from the foul line to UAB's 16 of 21.

    Neither team led by more than four points in the first half, with the Blazers ahead 25-22 at the break.

    Jordan Swing made a 3-pointer 2:10 into the second half to give UAB a 30-22 advantage. Bussey's layup closed it to 34-31 with 13:14 left, but Rucker made a layup for a 59-52 advantage at 1:15 to seal the win.

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    Team Stat Comparison

     
    GASO
    UAB
    Points 61 65
    FG Made-Attempted 24-54 (.444) 24-56 (.429)
    3P Made-Attempted 8-16 (.500) 1-10 (.100)
    FT Made-Attempted 5-6 (.833) 16-21 (.762)
    Fouls (Tech/Flagrant) 17 (0/0) 11 (0/0)
    Largest Lead 4 9

    2012-13 Season

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