Washington hit all six shots from the line as UAB made 17 of 22 free throws after the Bulldogs racked up 23 personal fouls. UAB had a distinct advantage on the glass, grabbing 14 more rebounds than the Bulldogs (51-37).
The Blazers (10-3) led by as many as 15 points twice in the game, the last at 67-52 with 1:09 left to play.
Demarquelle Tabb came off the bench to score 18 points and finish with 12 rebounds for the Bulldogs (3-7). Alabama A&M led 5-4 with 15:38 remaining in the first half, but could not regain the lead after trailing and came no closer than eight points in the second half.
Indiana guard James Blackmon Jr., who averaged 15.8 points in 13 games before being injured last season, has withdrawn from the NBA draft.
Isaiah Briscoe has decided to withdraw from the NBA draft and will return to Kentucky for his sophomore season. Marcus Lee intends to transfer.
The Big 12/SEC Challenge will again feature Kansas and Kentucky, this time at Rupp Arena. That's not the only exciting matchup in next season's midseason conference showdown.
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