Scores

Final

Marshall 55

(11-9, 3-4 C-USA)

UAB 74

(15-6, 5-1 C-USA)

    8:00 PM ET, February 2, 2008

    Bartow Arena, Birmingham, Alabama

    1 2 T
    MRSH 21 3455
    UAB 34 4074

    Top Performers

    Marshall: M. Dorris 17 Pts, 1 Reb, 2 Stl, 1 Blk

    UAB: L. Kinnard 14 Pts, 11 Reb, 1 Ast, 1 Stl, 2 Blk

    UAB 74, Marshall 55

    Associated Press

    BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (AP) -- Channing Toney scored 18 points and Robert Vaden had 15 to lead UAB to a 74-55 victory over Marshall on Saturday.

    Lawrence Kinnard scored 14 points and grabbed 11 rebounds to help UAB win for the 7th time in eight games. UAB (15-6, 5-1 CUSA) gave up just three field goals on its way to a 34-21 halftime lead.

    Mark Dorris scored 17 points and Tyler Wilkerson had 15 for Marshall (11-9, 3-4). The Thundering Herd shot 16.7 percent (3-for-18) from the field in the first half and got outrebounded 42-22 for the game.

    UAB took control early as Vaden scored the first six points and helped the Blazers to a 13-0 lead. Marshall did not have a field goal until Dorris hit a jumper to make it 23-7 with 10:28 left in the first half.

    Marshall chipped away at UAB's lead in the second half and pulled to within 43-34 on a 3-pointer by Dorris with 13:00 left. But UAB went on a 9-0 run and pulled away down the stretch.

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    Team Stat Comparison

     
    MRSH
    UAB
    Points 55 74
    FG Made-Attempted 19-50 (.380) 25-50 (.500)
    3P Made-Attempted 3-8 (.375) 6-17 (.353)
    FT Made-Attempted 14-20 (.700) 18-23 (.783)
    Fouls (Tech/Flagrant) 19 (0/0) 20 (0/0)
    Largest Lead 0 21

    2007-08 Season

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