UT-Martin 59, UAB 54

Mike Liabo scored 22 points, including two key free throws with

21 seconds left, to help Tennessee-Martin defeat UAB 59-54 on


The Skyhawks (2-5), who led 50-39 with 4:51 remaining, saw their

lead cut to three, 56-53, with 34 seconds left when Cameron Moore

made two free throws for the Blazers (1-4).

UAB fouled Liabo with 21 seconds left and he made both for a

58-53 lead. Liabo finished 6 for 6 at the line.

The Blazers had a chance to pull within two points when Jordan

Swing got fouled while shooting a 3-pointer with 14 seconds left,

but he made just one of his three chances at the line.

Myles Taylor added 13 points and 10 rebounds for the


Moore and Swing scored 15 points each for UAB. Moore also had

nine rebounds and five blocked shots, giving him 26 blocks in five

games this season.