Rice 25 32 57
UAB 34 46 80
Date of game: 2/16/2013

Recap: UAB vs. Rice

Birmingham, AL (Sports Network) - Jordan Swing recorded a double-double with 19 points and 10 rebounds to lead the UAB Blazers over the Rice Owls, 80-57, for a dominating Conference USA victory at Bartow Arena.

Swing was 8-of-11 from the field for UAB (12-14, 4-7 C-USA), which has won three of its last four. Preston Purifoy also scored 19 points while going 7- of-8 from the field and 4-of-5 from 3-point range. Coming off the bench, Fahro Alihodzic contributed 11 points.

Tamir Jackson tallied 21 points while shooting 9-of-16 from the floor for Rice (5-20, 1-10), which has lost five in a row. Julian DeBose was the only other Owl to score in double figures with 10 points while shooting 3-of-10 from the field.

In the first half, UAB shot 50.0 percent from the field while Rice shot just 34.6 percent and went 2-of-13 from 3-point range. The Blazers led 34-25 at the break.

The Blazers shot 50.0 percent from the floor again in the second half while going 7-of-14 from 3-point range. They outscored the Owls 46-32 for the run away victory.

Rice was outscored beyond the arc, 33-9, on the night.

Game Notes

SEC dominates top of rankings

The SEC has long been considered the top conference in college football and the latest Associated Press poll is further proof, as four of the top five teams are from the powerful league.

NASCAR News
Kyle Busch involved in big crash at Talladega

Kyle Busch's hopes of advancing into the next round of the Chase for the Sprint Cup championship took a big hit when he was involved in a multi-car crash during Sunday's Geico 500 at Talladega Superspeedway.

Featured Partners
www.eastridgeretirementcenter.com
The newly modeled East Ridge Residence is a must see with its spacious comfortable apartments. Plus, 3 delicious meals daily, geriatric physician, home healthcare services and fun festive activities. Schedule your visit today!
www.ameripriseadvisors.com/james.m.scotchie
Together we can make a confident retirement possible. Simply click to get started with your private wealth advisor. Talk to Jimmy Scotchie, Certified Financial Planner.
www.comcast.com/cable-internet-packages.html
Get started at $79.99 a month for 12 months. Plus, get a $75 VISA® Prepaid card.
 
Supermarket Guru
From The Archives
Scenic City Roots
Through Irish Eyes
Brand News
Prime Mashup
What's Trending
Megan Wise Goes Outside
Stay Connected with WDEF News 12
 
Inergize Digital This site is hosted and managed by Inergize Digital.