CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — Fahro Alihodzic tipped in the game winner with 14 seconds left to play and Chad Frazier sealed the victory with a steal in the closing seconds of Alabama-Birmingham’s 64-62 win at Charlotte Saturday.
Charlotte’s Pierra Henry tied the game at 62 by drilling a 3-pointer with 41 seconds left.
Neither team led by more than three points in the second half of the back-and-forth game. The largest lead of the game came on Charlotte’s 6-0 run to start the game.
Frazier scored 16 points to lead the Blazers, (17-10, 6-7 Conference USA). C.J. Washington added 14 points and grabbed nine rebounds.
Henry finished with 16 points to lead Charlotte (14-12, 5-8), with Terrence Williams adding 14 and Shawn Lester 12.
UAB entered the game as the No. 2-ranked rebounding team in the nation, averaging 45.5 rebounds per contest. Against the 49ers, the Blazers grabbed 43.