BIRMINGHAM, Ala. -- C.J. Washington scored 25 points and grabbed 10 rebounds as Alabama-Birmingham never trailed in defeating Troy 81-69 Thursday night.
Washington was 11 of 14 from the floor, including three 3-pointers. Washington has been the game-high scorer in each UAB game this season.
Fahro Alihodzic had a game-high 10 boards while leading the Blazers (3-0) to 53 rebounds, the third straight game the team has had more than 50 boards.
UAB stretched the lead by as much as 17 points in the second half. Troy (1-2) was able to pull within six points, but that was with 19:06 remaining.
UAB is one win away from 700 all-time in school history.
Maria Taylor and Peter Burns share the greatest moments of the year around the conference.
Former Vanderbilt guard Wade Baldwin IV becomes the 6th Commodore to be selected in the 1st round of the NBA Draft.
Former No. 1 pick Allen Iverson shares his advice with Ben Simmons, the newest member of the 76ers.
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