ODU hands UAB first home conference loss in 26 games (Feb 11, 2017)

February 11, 2017

BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (AP) Ahmad Caver had 23 points, five rebounds and eight assists, B.J. Stith added 16 points, 10 rebounds and four assists, and Old Dominion beat UAB 83-62 on Saturday night to snap the Blazers' 25-game home winning streak in conference play.

UAB, which trailed by nine at halftime, pulled within 49-45 with 13:18 to go but Old Dominion answered with a 12-2 run for a 14-point lead and the Monarchs led by at least 12 the rest of the way.

ODU's largest lead was 27 at the 3:33 mark after two Caver free throws.

Zoran Talley scored 12, Brandan Stith 11 and Trey Porter 10 for Old Dominion (15-10, 8-5 Conference USA).

William Lee led UAB (15-11, 8-5) with 26 points and seven rebounds. He was 7 of 13 from the field, with three 3-pointers, and hit 9 of 13 free throws but the Blazers were just 43.2 percent from the floor, including 3 of 15 from distance.