NCAA Basketball

Buffen’s 20 lead UAB past Rice 70-52

HOUSTON (AP) — KJ Buffen and Ledarrius Brewer scored 20 points apiece and UAB defeated Rice 70-52 on Saturday.

Buffen added 10 rebounds and three steals for the Blazers (15-7, 6-5 Conference USA). Brewer shot 8 for 14 (2 for 5 from 3-point range) and 2 of 3 from the free throw line. Eric Gaines recorded 13 points and shot 2 for 12 (1 for 4 from 3-point range) and 8 of 8 from the free throw line.

Quincy Olivari led the way for the Owls (15-6, 6-4) with 18 points and two steals. Cameron Sheffield added 12 points for Rice. In addition, Max Fiedler had eight points, 12 rebounds, five assists and three blocks.


The Associated Press created this story using technology provided by Data Skrive and data from Sportradar.

Updated January 28, 2023

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