Scores

Final

Samford 52

(0-3, 0-1 away)

UAB 55

(2-1, 0-0 home)

    2:00 PM ET, November 15, 2009

    Memorial A & C Center, Kent, Ohio

    1 2 T
    SAM 30 2252
    UAB 23 3255

    Top Performers

    Samford: T. Montgomery 17 Pts, 7 Reb, 5 Ast, 1 Stl

    UAB: E. Millsap 10 Pts, 9 Reb, 4 Ast, 2 Stl

    UAB 55, Samford 52

    Associated Press

    KENT, Ohio -- Howard Crawford and Dexter Fields each scored 12 points and Alabama-Birmingham scored the final five points in a 55-52 victory over Samford on Sunday.

    In the first men's basketball meeting between the crosstown schools in 26 years, Samford led 52-50 before Fields hit a 3-pointer with 2:27 remaining in the game.

    Elijah Millsap, who scored 10 points and led UAB (2-1) with nine rebounds, hit a layup with 34 seconds left for the final margin.

    Samford (0-3), who lost all three games in the Hispanic College Fund Classic by a total of eight points, missed five shots from the field in the final 2:30.

    The Bulldogs took a 51-50 lead on Josh Davis' layup with 3:35 remaining in the game and Trey Montgomery, who led Samford with 17 points and seven rebounds, added a free throw with 2:53 remaining.

    Bryan Friday added 13 points and Jeffrey Merritt scored 10 points for Samford.

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    Team Stat Comparison

     
    SAM
    UAB
    Points 52 55
    FG Made-Attempted 18-46 (.391) 19-46 (.413)
    3P Made-Attempted 4-26 (.154) 8-20 (.400)
    FT Made-Attempted 12-14 (.857) 9-18 (.500)
    Fouls (Tech/Flagrant) 15 (0/0) 13 (0/0)
    Largest Lead 10 3

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