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UAB Mens Basketball beats Miles College in crosstown rivalry

(Source: UAB) (Source: UAB)
BIRMINGHAM, AL (WBRC) -

UAB finally hit some shots and that proved costly to Miles College as the Blazers beat their crosstown rival 98-66.  

The Blazers hit 57.1 percent from the field overall and 55 percent from outside the 3-point line. Overall, UAB was 36-of-63 from the field and 11-of-20 on 3-pointers.

“I think we’ve struggled hitting shots in non-conference, before we went on break,” UAB head coach Robert Ehsan said. “We had some guys step up and hit shots tonight. I think it was a combination of us finding guys and guys hitting shots.”

The victory improves the blazers to 7-6 heading into its C-USA opener at Middle Tennessee on Sunday.

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