NCAA Basketball

UAB Blazers (20-13)


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@ MiddTn 
L 54-79
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vs. Marsh 
W 91-77
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vs. WestKy 
W 101-73
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vs. FlaAtl 
W 83-72
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@ WestKy 
L 70-98
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Hollingsworth's 22 pts lead W. Kentucky past UAB 98-70

FRISCO, Texas (AP) Taveion Hollingsworth scored 22 points to lead five players in double figures and third-seeded Western Kentucky beat No. 6 seed UAB 98-70 in a Conference USA Tournament quarterfinal game Thursday night.

The Hilltoppers (23-9) advance to play second-seeded Old Dominion in a semifinal game Friday. Western Kentucky thoroughly avenged a 101-73 beating at the hands of the Blazers on March 3 to end the regular season.

Darius Thomas scored 20, Justin Johnson and Lamonte Bearden each scored 19 and Johnson grabbed 10 rebounds. Josh Anderson scored 10, Western Kentucky shot 37 of 62 (59.7 percent) from the field and 19 of 22 from the foul line.

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Leaders
Points: C. Cokley16.9
Rebounds: C. Cokley8.6
Assists: N. Norton4.9
FG%: C. Cokley58.2%
FT%: C. Cokley81.9%
3P%: N. Darling40.9%
Steals: N. Norton1.2
Blocks: W. Lee2.1
AP Rankings
Rank School Rec
1 Virginia31-3
2 Villanova36-4
3 Xavier29-6
4 Kansas31-8
5 Michigan State30-5
6 Cincinnati31-5
7 Michigan33-8
8 Gonzaga32-5
9 Duke29-8
10 North Carolina26-11
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Coaches Rankings
Rank School Rec
1 Villanova36-4
2 Michigan33-8
3 Kansas31-8
4 Duke29-8
5 Virginia31-3
6 Texas Tech27-10
7 Loyola Chicago32-6
8 Xavier29-6
9 Purdue30-7
10 Gonzaga32-5
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Conference USA Standings
 ConferenceOverall
  W-L W-L
Middle Tennessee 16-2 25-8
Old Dominion 15-3 25-7
Western Kentucky 14-4 27-11
Marshall 12-6 25-11
UTSA 11-7 20-15
UAB 10-8 20-13
North Texas 8-10 20-18
FIU 8-10 14-18
Louisiana Tech 7-11 17-16
Southern Miss 7-11 16-18
Florida Atlantic 6-12 12-19
UTEP 6-12 11-20
Rice 4-14 7-24
Charlotte 2-16 6-23
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Offense (Rank)
Points: 76.8 (87)
Rebounds: 10.1 (189)
Assists: 17.0 (12)
FG%: 48.8% (20)
FT%: 75.0% (54)
3P%: 34.5% (202)
Defense (Rank)
Points: 69.8 (104)
Rebounds: 28.0 (26)
Assists: 13.3 (173)
FG%: 42.4% (80)
FT%: 69.6% (73)
3P%: 34.2% (142)
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