GAMEDAY Mens Basketball

Alabama-Birmingham 68, Western Kentucky 65

Associated Press

BOWLING GREEN, Ky. - Jordan Walker hit a 3-pointer with 4 seconds left and finished with 21 points to lead UAB to a 68-65 victory over Western Kentucky.

Michael Ertel and Quan Jackson had 10 points each for the Blazers (17-4, 7-1 Conference USA), who won their fourth straight. Trey Jemison had 12 rebounds and three blocks.

Josh Anderson had 16 points and six rebounds for the Hilltoppers (10-10, 2-5), who have lost four straight. Jamarion Sharp added 11 points and six blocks. Jairus Hamilton had 10 points. Dayvion McKnight missed a 3 at the buzzer.


UAB
Player Pos Min FG-FGA FT-FTA 3P-3PA OR-TR Ast Blk Stl TO PF Pts
K. Buffen F 22 2-8 3-4 1-1 1-6 1 0 1 1 2 8
T. Jemison C 33 2-5 0-0 0-0 4-12 1 3 1 1 3 4
J. Walker G 38 8-17 2-2 3-7 0-2 5 0 1 2 2 21
T. Lovan G 33 3-10 2-3 0-2 1-5 3 1 0 0 2 8
Q. Jackson G 31 5-11 0-0 0-0 0-1 1 0 2 1 1 10
M. Ertel   21 4-8 0-0 2-5 0-0 1 0 0 1 5 10
J. LeBlanc Sr.   14 1-1 0-0 0-0 1-7 1 0 1 2 1 2
T. Toney   5 1-1 0-0 0-0 0-0 0 0 2 1 1 2
J. Brown   2 1-2 0-0 1-2 0-0 0 0 0 0 0 3
J. Johnson   0 0-0 0-0 0-0 0-0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Totals   199 27-63
(.429)
7-9
(.778)
7-17
(.412)
8-36 13 4 8 11 17 68


Western Kentucky
Player Pos Min FG-FGA FT-FTA 3P-3PA OR-TR Ast Blk Stl TO PF Pts
J. Hamilton F 36 5-14 0-1 0-5 1-4 1 1 1 1 0 10
J. Sharp C 38 5-9 1-2 0-0 1-6 0 6 1 0 3 11
C. Justice G 33 3-7 3-3 1-5 0-3 5 0 1 6 1 10
L. Frampton G 32 3-4 0-0 3-4 1-6 0 0 0 1 1 9
D. McKnight G 32 3-11 3-4 0-1 1-5 3 0 0 2 0 9
J. Anderson   25 6-13 4-7 0-2 2-6 2 0 0 3 3 16
J. Butz   2 0-0 0-0 0-0 0-0 0 0 0 2 0 0
I. Cozart   2 0-0 0-0 0-0 0-0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Totals   200 25-58
(.431)
11-17
(.647)
4-17
(.235)
8-35 11 7 3 15 8 65
Officials: Gary Maxwell, James Breeding, Jeb Hartness




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