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NCAA Game Summary - UAB at FIU



(Thursday, February 6th)

Final Score: FIU 78, UAB 73

Miami, FL (SportsNetwork.com) - Rakeem Buckles tallied a double-double with 21 points and 11 rebounds as well as five blocks as the FIU Panthers narrowly defeated the UAB Blazers, 78-73, in a Conference USA tilt at the U.S. Century Bank Arena.

Tymell Murphy added 16 points for the Panthers (12-11, 4-4 C-USA), who stopped a two-game skid. Dennis Mavin and Jerome Fink both scored in double figures with 14 and 13 points, respectively.

Chad Frazier had 23 points and five assists for the Blazers (14-8, 3-5), as they lost their second straight. C.J. Washington chipped in 19 points as Fahro Alihodzic logged 10. Robert Williams cleared seven boards.

UAB made 43.8 percent of its first half field goal tries as it led 32-27 at the intermission. FIU connected on just 34.8 percent of its shots from the floor, had nine fewer field goal attempts, and turned the ball over nine times.

In a back-and-forth second period the Panthers drained 59.4 percent of their shots from the field. After tying the game up at 60 with 4:01 left, FIU went on a 9-2 run to create some room in the final minutes of the game.

Despite losing, the Blazers outscored the Panthers 36-30 in the paint.

02/06 23:29:55 ET

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Scoreboard
Local
Final
CHA 91
CHI 86
14th
DUR 6
NOR 6
 
Final
CIN 4
PIT 0
Final
BAL 3
TAM 0
Final
NYY 3
CHC 0
Final
MIL 5
STL 1
Final
ARI 2
NYM 5
Final
PHI 0
ATL 1
9th
NYY 2
CHC 0
 
8th
DET 2
CLE 3
 
Final
MIA 3
WAS 6
7th
TEX 0
SEA 2
 
6th
CWS 1
BOS 1
 
6th
HOU 4
KAN 2
 
8:10pm Tonight
MIN 0
TOR 0
10:05pm Tonight
ANA
OAK
10:10pm Tonight
SDP
COL
10:15pm Tonight
SFG
LOS
Final
CHA 91
CHI 86
Final
ORL 86
IND 101
4th
MIL 93
ATL 102
 
4th
CLE 102
BRK 77
 
4th
MEM 75
DAL 78
 
4th
OKC 91
DET 97
 
4th
NOP 99
HOU 100
 
4th
SAN 100
LAL 113
 
4th
MIA 72
PHI 89
 
4th
NYK 78
TOR 81
 
4th
MIN 95
UTA 101
 
4th
BOS 90
WAS 112
 
10:30pm Tonight
DEN
GSW
10:30pm Tonight
POR
LAC
10:30pm Tonight
SAC
PHO
1st OT
TAM 4
MON 4
 
3rd
PIT 4
CLB 3
 
10:00pm Tonight
ANA
DAL
14th
DUR 6
NOR 6