Who has scored 26 points in UAB basketball?
— Jordan Walker had a career-high 26 points as UAB defeated New Mexico 86-73 in the Las Vegas Invitational on Thursday. — Jamal Johnson scored a season-high 15 points — hitting five 3-pointers — to lead five UAB players in double figures as the Blazers rolled past Alabama A&M 86-41 on Sunday.
Who scored 19 points in UAB’s 102-77 win over UNC Asheville?
— Jordan Walker and Quan Jackson scored 19 points apiece as UAB rolled past UNC Asheville 102-77 on Tuesday night in a season opener. Six schools — Florida Atlantic, Charlotte, North Texas, UTSA, Rice and UAB — have accepted invitations to join the American Athletic Conference.
How did Jamaal Walker lead Chattanooga to 69-66 win over UAB?
— Jamaal Walker made a jumper with 19.9 seconds remaining to give Chattanooga the lead en route to a 69-66 win over UAB on Saturday and a national-best 8-0 start to the season.
What has UAB learned so far in C-USA Basketball?
The Blazers are the highest-ranked team in C-USA, relative to the NCAA NET rankings (49th) and KenPom (48th). “I can’t speak for them (players),” UAB head coach Andy Kennedy said. “I’m not sure they’ve learned quite as much as I would have hoped. What we have learned — our DNA is got to be defense; disruptive, play hard.”
Who are UAB basketball’s top perimeter players from the perimeter?
Along with Walker, UAB has three other players averaging at least 37 percent from the perimeter — Mike Ertel, Justin Brown and Jamal Johnson. Brown leads the trio with a 38.2 percent average while Ertel and Johnson increased their rate of success through the backstretch of the non-conference slate.
Who are UAB’s 2020-2021 C-USA All-Defense players?
Both Jackson and Jemison are 2020-2021 C-USA All-Defense selections and fuel UAB’s tenacious defense. Jackson leads the team and is third in the nation with 36 steals, averaging 10.8 points and 4.5 rebounds, and Jemison has produced three double-doubles this season, averaging 7.7 points, 8.2 rebounds and 1.5 blocks in the process.