UAB wins third straight CUSA West Division title after 21-16 win over Rice

UAB wins third straight CUSA West Division title after 21-16 win over Rice
21-16 UAB vs. Rice (Source: 21-16 UAB vs. Rice)

BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (WBRC) - UAB held on to beat Rice 21-16 in Houston, Texas, Saturday afternoon.

The Blazers, missing more than a dozen key players due to COVID-19 and contact tracing, won their third straight CUSA West Division Title and is now the first team in Conference USA history to play in it’s third straight conference championship game.

The Blazers won their first-ever CUSA title in 2018.

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