Jones surpassed the 1,000-point milestone for his career.
Fahro Alihodzic chipped in 12 points for the Blazers (8-6).
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.
Who's your favorite rapper? You down with LeBron or Kobe? Josh Jackson, the Kansas-bound guard who was ranked No. 2 among high school players in the ESPN 100 last season, lets you know as he answers five quick questions for The Undefeated.
Leaving early for the NBA is a risky decision. Some players -- Skal Labissiere, Dejounte Murray -- slid in the draft. Some -- Isaiah Taylor, Troy Williams -- weren't drafted at all.
College basketball coaches across the country will hit the recruiting trail hard in July to target the Class of 2017's top prospects. Which players are the nation's top programs targeting?
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