Horned Frogs Fall To UAB, 87-62
March 6, 2004
BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (AP) - Gabe Kennedy scored 18 points and Demario Eddins added 15 to lead UAB to an 87-62 victory over TCU Saturday.
Ronell Taylor finished with 10 points for UAB (19-8, 12-4 CUSA).
Corey Santee led TCU (11-16, 7-9) with 17 points.
The game was tied 9-all when Sidney Ball hit a 3-pointer to spark a 10-0 UAB run. The Blazers were in control the rest of the way.
Eddins scored three straight baskets late in the first half as UAB blew the game open.
UAB led by as many as 22 points in the first half and took a 45-28 halftime lead.
The Blazers outrebounded TCU 21-9 and forced 15 turnovers in the first half. Ten of those turnovers were on UAB's steals.
Kennedy and Eddins scored two baskets each to help UAB build a 26 point led early in the final half. TCU would get no closer than 19 points.
Reserve guard Derrick Broom hit three 3-pointers as UAB opened up a 32-point lead down the stretch.
UAB finished with a 38-31 advantage on the boards, with Kennedy and Eddins
grabbing eight rebounds each.