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.