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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