UAB 38 27 65
Ntexas 44 32 76
Date of game: 1/23/2014

Recap: North Texas vs. UAB

Denton, TX (SportsNetwork.com) - Alzee Williams had 18 points on 8-of-12 shooting as the North Texas Mean Green defeated the UAB Blazers 76-65 in a Conference USA matchup at The Super Pit.

Jordan Williams added 16 points for the Mean Green (11-8, 2-3 C-USA), as T.J. Taylor had 13 points and Colin Voss chipped in 10.

Chad Frazier paced the Blazers (12-6, 1-3) with 20 points. Robert Williams tallied 14 points while Fahro Alihodzic had 12. Rod Tucker cleared 11 boards.

North Texas started off well and made 55.2 percent of its shots from the floor, including 5-of-8 from beyond the arc, in the first frame, as it took a 44-38 lead into the half. UAB converted on 44.1 percent of its field goal attempts in the period.

The Mean Green shot 43.3 percent from the field in the second half as they were able to hold on for the victory. The Blazers shot a miserable 18.4 percent on field goal tries in the half.

Despite losing the Blazers dominated the glass and held a 53-39 rebounding advantage, including 27 offensive boards.

Game Notes

Western Illinois player to be bone marrow donor

Western Illinois University linebacker J.J. Veloz will be credited with more than an assist as he helps an infant tackle a rare immune disorder.

NASCAR News
Ragan to drive No. 55 car for MWR starting at Kansas

Michael Waltrip Racing announced on Tuesday that David Ragan will drive the No. 55 Toyota for the remainder of the 2015 Sprint Cup Series season, beginning with the May 9 race at Kansas Speedway.

Dolphins' Jordan suspended for 2015

Miami Dolphins defensive end Dion Jordan will reportedly be suspended for the entire 2015 season for yet another violation of the NFL's substance-abuse policy.

NBA suspends Olynyk, Smith over Game 4 acts

The NBA suspended Boston Celtics center Kelly Olynyk one game over the play that resulted in a separated shoulder for Cleveland Cavaliers star Kevin Love, who called the act intentional.

Stay Connected with WDEF News 12
 
Inergize Digital This site is hosted and managed by Inergize Digital.
Mobile advertising for this site is available on Local Ad Buy.