No. 105 UAB Blazers (3-9) Coach Garrick McGee (second year, 3-9 at UAB and overall)Returning Starters: 14, 5 offense, 7 defense, 2 special teamsRecruiting Rank: 99 Garrick McGee knows offense, but UAB’s defense was one of the worst in the country last year, ranking 114th in scoring defense at nearly 38 points per game. In order for the Blazers to produce their first winning...
Draft Zone Spotlight: Chris Hubbard, OG, UAB
Chris Hubbard finished the year for the University of Alabama-Birmingham as one of the top rated offensive linemen ever to play for the Blazers. Hubbard was named an All American for the Blazers this year, but this kid is amazing. A former C-USA All-Freshman Team selection, Hubbard has had an impact since his true freshman campaign...
Rod Rucker scored 25 points and pulled down 12 rebounds and Alabama-Birmingham used 26 second-half free throws to rally and beat Prairie View 76-70 Tuesday in nonconference action.
Jordan Swing, Fahro Alihodzic and Isiah Jones had 10 points apiece for UAB (3-1). Swing, Alihoszic and Jones combined to go 16 of 16 from the free-throw line.
Rucker, who was 8 of 12 from the field,...
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November 21, 2012
Three Dores scored in double figures as Vanderbilt defeated the UAB Blazers 69-54 Thursday night in Memorial Gym. Christina Foggie led all scorers with 19 points. Tiffany Clarke added 14, and Kady Schrann scored 11. Heather Bowe was the team's leading rebounder with nine.
Jordan Swing and Robert Williams scored 17 points apiece to lead six Alabama-Birmingham players in double figures as the Blazers trounced Young Harris 105-59 Saturday night in coach Jerod Haase's debut.
UAB shot 53.6 percent from the field (37 of 69) while limiting the Division II Mountain Lions to 27.7 percent (18 of 65).
The Blazers also made 20 of 24 free throws and outrebounded...
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November 11, 2012
This is our 50th episode of the Gamecocks Podcast and in this session we review the South Carolina Gamecocks win against the UAB Blazers.As noted, this is our 50th episode which is truly special for a bunch of South Carolina guys. The LOHD blog podcast is the oldest Gamecocks podcast around and it is something that we love doing. Take a listen as we review the UAB win and do join with...
With the 201st overall pick in the 2012 NFL Draft, the Giants select Matt McCants, OT (UAB). Terrific pass blocking left tackle with a solid game. Works to bend his knees, stays square and has the ability to adjust to defenders. Blocks with leverage, keeps the opponent in front of him and a terrific pass protector who makes good use of angles. Gets his hands into defenders and fights...
Cameron Moore scored 27 points on 12-of-15 shooting as Alabama-Birmingham defeated Southern Mississippi 71-61 Wednesday night, handing the Golden Eagles only their second loss in the past 18 games.
The game was tied 49-49 with 8 minutes to play before the Blazers (10-13, 5-5 Conference USA) scored seven consecutive points to take the lead for good. Southern Miss (20-4, 7-2) never...
Jan 21, 2:00 PM | Bartow Arena
Central Florida Knights vs UAB Blazers Odds
Earning a win and covering the posted spread will be the goals for Central Florida when they take on the Blazers on Saturday in college hoops betting action.
Supporters of the Knights have watched them go 14-4 and 8-5 ATS on the year, while the Blazers are at 6-11 and 6-8-1 ATS...
Jan 14, 2:00 PM | Reed Green Coliseum
UAB Blazers vs Southern Miss Golden Eagles Odds
The UAB Blazers will look to pick up a win while covering the spread when they take on the Golden Eagles in Southern Miss at Reed Green Coliseum on Saturday in college basketball action.
Southern Miss battles the Blazers, currently sitting with a 5-10 mark (4-8-1 ATS...
Dec 31, 3:00 PM | Bartow ArenaAlabama A&M Bulldogs vs UAB Blazers Odds 2-6TEAM RECORD4-7The UAB Blazers will look to boost their win total and cover the spread when they tip off against the Alabama A&M Bulldogs at Bartow Arena on Saturday in NCAAB play.The Bulldogs will try to spoil to the party on Saturday; they are 0-1 ATS against the number this season, while the...
Jordan Swing scored 15 points and Alabama-Birmingham's defense held Middle Tennessee, the top shooting team in the nation, in check for a 66-56 win Wednesday night.
The Blazers (2-6) snapped the Blue Raiders' four-game winning streak and their own four-game skid.
Middle Tennessee (8-2), which averaged 53.7 percent from the field, managed only 27.3 percent (6 of 22) in the...
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December 07, 2011
The UAB Blazers are searching for a football coach who can win games and win over the community.
Athletic director Brian Mackin said Monday building enough support for an on-campus stadium will be critical to the long-term success of the program.
Mackin will lead a national search to replace Neil Callaway, who was fired Sunday after posting losing records in each of his five seasons...
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November 28, 2011
Nov 27, 4:00 PM | Bartow Arena
Tennessee-Martin Skyhawks vs UAB Blazers Odds
Tennessee-Martin pays a visit to UAB on Sunday, hoping to send the Blazers to a loss while covering the college basketball spread at Bartow Arena.
The Blazers are 1-3 so far on the season, and 0-4 ATS vs. the number. The Skyhawks, meanwhile, are 1-5 and 1-3 ATS. OVER/UNDER bettors...
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Nov 17, 8:00 PM | Turf of Legion FieldSouthern Miss Golden Eagles vs UAB Blazers Odds 9-1TEAM RECORD2-8Bettors will be looking to hit pay dirt on Thursday when the Blazers host the Golden Eagles at Legion Field in Week 12 action.The Blazers sport records of 2-8 and 6-4 ATS heading into this matchup, while the Golden Eagles sit at 9-1 and 7-3 ATS on the season. The over under...