UTEP vs. UAB: Recap and Stats

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UTEP vs. UAB: Recap and Stats
UTEP 72
(11-8, 2-6 away)
UAB 78
(9-12, 8-3 home)
Venue: Bartow Arena
8:00PM ET / 5:00PM PT, January 30, 2013
Box Score
1st 2nd Final
UTEP 28 36 72
UAB 24 40 78
Top Performers
Points Rebounds Assists
UTEP M Moore 18 J Bohannon 10 J Streeter 10
UAB J Swing 24 R Rucker 9 F Alihodzic 4

On Wednesday, January 30th, Texas-El Paso stumbled against UAB 78-72 in overtime. Jacques Streeter got eight points plus 10 assists in the Miners loss. McKenzie Moore had a season-high 18 points and added four rebounds. For the Blazers, Jordan Swing finished with a career-high 24 points and three assists. Texas-El Paso (11-8, 4-2 C-USA) hosts Tulane (14-6, 2-3 C-USA) on Saturday, February 2nd.

Texas-El Paso Game Notes

  • Texas-El Paso started 11-8 during the 2008 and 1999 seasons (since 1996).
  • Texas-El Paso has played in 2 overtime games this season. Over the last 5 seasons, the Miners have played in 16 overtime games with a record of 7-9.
  • The Miners have been unlucky 4 times this season in games decided by 5 or fewer points. Since 2007, Texas-El Paso has lost 23 close games.
  • When the opposition shoots a field goal percentage of 47.5% or better this season, Texas-El Paso has lost 100% of the time (0-4).
  • When the opposition shoots a three-point percentage of 42.9% or better this season, Texas-El Paso has lost 100% of the time (0-5).
  • The Miners set season highs for blocks, three-pointers, and turnovers.
  • The last time UTEP recorded at least 10 three-pointers was Dec 17, 2011 against Southern University.
  • Texas-El Paso has been outshot by their opponents in free throw percentage for the past 4 games.
  • This is the 1st loss of the season where the Miners opponent came back to win after being down at halftime.
  • Jacques Streeter recorded a team season high in assists with 10.
  • John Bohannon tallied a team season high in blocks with 5.
  • The top two scorers (McKenzie Moore and Konner Tucker) accounted for 47.2% of the points.
  • John Bohannon accounted for 31.2% of the team's rebounds.
  • John Bohannon has led the team in rebounding in 9 out of 19 games this season.
  • This game was the 5th double-digit assist game of Jacques Streeter's career.
  • This was the 2nd foul out of the season for McKenzie Moore.
  • John Bohannon recorded the 14th double-digit rebound game of his career.
  • John Bohannon had a career high with 5 blocks.

UAB Game Notes

  • The Blazers won this one, but have lost 2 times this season in games decided by 5 or fewer points. Since 2007, UAB has lost 23 close games.
  • Jordan Swing recorded a team season high in steals with 6.
  • Jordan Swing accounted for 30.7% of the team's points.
  • The top two rebounders (Rod Rucker and Fahro Alihodzic) accounted for 44.7% of the rebounds.
  • Jordan Swing has led the team in scoring 8 times in 21 games this season.
  • Rod Rucker has led the team in rebounding 15 times in 21 games this season.
  • Fahro Alihodzic set a career high with 7 defensive rebounds.
  • This was the 1st foul out of the season for Rod Rucker.
  • This marks the 5th 20-point game of Jordan Swing's career.
  • Jordan Swing has 3 straight double-digit point games.
  • Jordan Swing set career highs with 24 points, 8 field goals made, and 6 steals.
  • Robert Williams set a career high with a 100% three-point percentage.
UTEP PlayersMinsPtsRebAstStlBlkTO
AJ. Streeter418610103
AMcKenzie Moore371842022
BJulian Washburn371251112
B-Konner Tucker361622105
B-John Bohannon294100155
C+Chris Washburn16720112
C-Cedrick Lang16120000
D+C.J. Cooper13600002
UAB PlayersMinsPtsRebAstStlBlkTO
A+Jordan Swing352423611
A+Rod Rucker381893222
AFahro Alihodzic401284031
B-Robert Williams301141203
C+Preston Purifoy28522111
C-Terence Jones27732005
D+Quincy Taylor24022001
-A. Scotland-Williamson3100001

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