BIRMINGHAM, Ala. -- Chad Frazier scored 19 points as crisp-shooting Alabama-Birmingham used a big first half to knock off Georgia Southern Sunday night, 84-62.
The Blazers (8-2) built a 20-point lead at intermission, taking a 41-21 lead.
Brian Holmes drilled a 3-pointer to give the Eagles (5-6) a 21-15 lead with 7:45 left to play in the first half but did not score again until Marvin Baynham converted a layup 1:37 into the second half. By then, UAB held a 20-point lead, 43-23.
Curtis Diamond's 13 points off the Georgia Southern bench led the Eagles, who struggled shooting from the field, connecting on just 22 of 68 attempts (32.4 percent).