NCAAB Game Recap - Western Kentucky at Alabama-Birmingham
Thu Jan 9, 2020 8:00 PM EST

Gonz
94
USD
50
F
Minn
58
MSU
74
F
Ariz
73
Oreg
74
F(OT)
Purd
78
Mich
84
F(2OT)
Mem
67
WichSt
76
F
Drex
73
Tows
89
F
LaTec
73
TexSA
89
F
Merrim
62
StFPA
80
F
FlGlf
74
NFla
89
F
NJIT
52
Jacksn
68
F
ArkLR
71
Troy
76
F
MtStM
61
(N/A)
64
F
Oakl
60
YSU
61
F
UNCW
63
W&M
79
F
StPet
58
Sien
61
F
StFNY
52
RobM
78
F
CenCT
78
LIU
90
F
N AL
52
Lib
63
F
Del
80
JMU
76
F
ULLa
52
GASt
90
F
ULMo
56
GaSo
67
F
SacHr
77
FaDi
75
F
Charl
73
Elon
65
F
(N/A)
56
Colum
86
F
Detr
59
Clev
64
F
KennSt
73
Lipsco
85
F
Marsh
79
MidTN
75
F
E IL
74
E KY
77
F
APSU
75
TNTec
62
F
SIU-E
77
MorSt
83
F
Hof
74
NE
72
F
UMKC
64
UTRGV
76
F
App
56
TexAr
66
F
CoCar
66
TxSt
78
F
ArkSt
59
SthAL
75
F
FlAtl
81
Rice
76
F
NDSt
73
Oral
79
F
FlInt
56
N TX
74
F
W Ky
62
UAB
72
F
Belm
89
SEMO
64
F
TNSt
74
TN-M
87
F
Wash
55
Stan
61
F
N CO
65
Web
64
F
SoMis
64
UTEP
76
F
ChiSt
54
NMSt
93
F
S UT
71
IdaSt
55
F
Murr
72
JacSt
68
F
Mont
90
E WA
63
F
MTSt
71
Ida
68
F
HI
75
CS-Ful
69
F
UCRiv
65
UCDav
59
F
NoAZ
57
Sac
64
F
WaSt
66
Cal
73
F
BYU
84
StMar
87
F(OT)
SCla
61
USF
80
F
AzSt
82
OrSt
76
F

Jan 9, 2020, 8:00 PM EST

Final

1

2

T

Western Kentucky (9-6)

25

37

62

Alabama-Birmingham (10-6)

31

41

72

Lovan scores 16 to lead UAB past W. Kentucky 72-62
Thu Jan 9, 2020 10:16 PM

BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (AP) Tavin Lovan scored 16 points as UAB defeated Western Kentucky 72-62 on Thursday night.

Jalen Benjamin had 16 points and six rebounds for UAB (10-6, 1-2 Conference USA), which earned its fourth straight home victory. Will Butler added 11 points and Makhtar Gueye had 11 points and seven rebounds.

Taveion Hollingsworth had 19 points for the Hilltoppers (9-6, 2-1). Carson Williams added 12 points and seven rebounds. Jared Savage had 11 points and eight rebounds.

UAB plays Marshall at home on Saturday. W. Kentucky takes on Middle Tennessee on the road on Saturday.

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Leaders

Western Kentucky PTS +/- AST REB ST BLK
M. Horton 0 0 0 0 0 0
C. Justice 0 0 0 0 0 0
Alabama-Birmingham PTS +/- AST REB ST BLK
J. Benjamin 16 0 6 6 0 0
T. Lovan 16 0 0 4 1 0

Team Comparison

W Ky UAB
Points For 62 72
Field Goals 23/63-37% 29/57-51%
Three Pointers 9/29-31% 3/16-19%
Free Throws 7/8-88% 11/14-79%
Offensive Rebounds 11 12
Defensive Rebounds 18 29
Rebounds 31 44
Blocks 3 2
Steals 6 5
Turnovers 8 14
Personal Fouls 14 10
Technical Fouls 2 0
Ejections 0 0

2019-2020 Regular Season - UAB Leads Series 1-0

Date Result Away Pts Ldr Home Pts Ldr
Thu Jan 9 W Ky 62 @ UAB 72 J. Rawls 10 J. Brinson 2

Game Information

Stadium: Bartow Arena, Birmingham, Alabama
Attendance: 2,385
Game Time: