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NCAA Game Summary - Middle Tennessee at UAB



(Thursday, March 6th)

Final Score: Middle Tennessee 55, UAB 53

Birmingham, AL (SportsNetwork.com) - Tweety Knight got a shot to fall with four seconds remaining to lift the Middle Tennessee Blue Raiders to a 55-53 victory over the UAB Blazers in a Conference USA thriller at Bartow Arena.

Shawn Jones tallied 16 points and 18 rebounds and Kerry Hammonds tacked on 11 points for Middle Tennessee (23-8, 13-3 C-USA), which has won 11 of its last 12.

Chad Frazier finished with 16 points and Rod Rucker contributed 15 for UAB (18-12, 7-9), which has lost consecutive games after a three-game winning streak.

Middle Tennessee clung to a 27-26 lead at halftime after connecting on 12- of-30 from the floor, compared to a 10-of-23 effort from UAB in the first half.

The second half was just as tight, The Blazers had a 53-47 lead with just under two minutes to play, but the Blue Raiders rallied thanks to 3-pointers from Hammonds and Neiko Hunter and Knight's last-second heroics.

UAB lost despite outscoring Middle Tennessee 30-22 in the paint.

03/06 22:04:41 ET

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Local
Final
NOR 3
DUR 2
 
Final
TOR 2
ATL 5
Final
DET 9
CWS 1
Final
NYM 7
MIA 6
Final
TAM 3
NYY 5
Final
BOS 3
BAL 8
Final
PIT 5
MIL 2
Final
WAS 4
PHI 1
Final
MIN 7
CLE 2
Final
HOU 4
ANA 3
Final
KAN 4
OAK 2
Final
CHC 2
SDP 5
Final
SFG 1
ARI 5
 
9th
LOS 7
COL 0
 
8th
SEA 6
TEX 10
 
8:05pm Tonight
STL
CIN
Final
CLE 113
BOS 100
Half
ATL 55
BRK 45
 
8:00pm Tonight
MEM
POR
10:30pm Tonight
LAC
SAN
Final
NYI 2
WAS 1
Final
CHI 4
NAS 2
7:00pm Tonight
OTT
MON
10:00pm Tonight
CAL
VAN
Final
NOR 3
DUR 2