Perry, Gueye lead UAB over Alcorn State 76-49
BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (AP) — Jalen Perry scored 17 points, Makhtar Gueye added a career-high 15 points with five rebounds and three assists, and UAB beat Alcorn State 76-49 on Tuesday night to improve to 5-0 at home.
Gueye’s dunk sparked an 11-0 run and the Blazers led by 17 on Lewis Sullivan’s layup. UAB led 43-28 at halftime after shooting 81 percent (17 of 21) and 67 percent from distance.
Howard scored 15 points and dished four assists for the Braves (4-7), who shot 32 percent and saw their three-game winning streak end.