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.
After a season that saw his shooting numbers slip, should Nigel Hayes return for his senior year at Wisconsin or take the gamble to put him name in this year's NBA draft?
Isaiah Taylor talks about his decision to declare for the NBA draft and what he will miss most about Texas.
Chattanooga women's basketball coach Jim Foster has received a one-year contract extension, the same day the school gave the men's coach a two-year extension.
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