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  1. UAB Converted a Long, Beautiful Alley-OopRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 8 | The Big Lead

    UAB waxed Florida Atlantic on Saturday, 104-67. During the FAU win, point guard Nick Norton threw a gorgeous alley-oop to Chris Cokley from well beyond half-court.

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  2. UAB coasts to 104-67 win over Florida AtlanticRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Feb 6 | WDBO-AM Orlando

    Chris Cokley scored 14 points to lead seven Alabama-Birmingham players in double figures for a 104-67 win over Florida Atlantic on Saturday night. Robert Brown, Thomas Smallwood and Lewis Sullivan had 13 points each, Dirk Williams added 12 and William Lee had 10 to go with 10 rebounds for UAB .

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  3. UAB blasts Florida Atlantic, becomes fastest Blazer team to 20 winsRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Feb 6 | Alabama Live

    William Lee couldn't quite etch his name into the UAB record books, but the Blazers made some more team history on Saturday night at Bartow Arena. UAB blasted Florida Atlantic 104-67, reaching 20 wins quicker than any other team in school history.

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  4. Dirk Williams turned things around academically, returned home to shine for UABRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Feb 6 | Alabama Live

    For UAB's Dirk Williams to come back home again, he had to go far away and around the southeast to get back right. Williams was a star basketball player for Homewood during his freshman and sophomore year, but his grades suffered.

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  5. Norton scores 15 points, UAB holds off FIU 74-69Read the original story

    Thursday Feb 4 | The Galveston County Daily News

    The Clear Falls girls basketball team is preparing for another postseason push, but tonight's game against rival Clear Lake is more than just a playoff primer. Early February is often where the rubber stops hitting the road.

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  6. UAB jumps out to big second-half lead, holds on for win over FIURead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 4 | Alabama Live

    But UAB held on for a 74-69 win, making the plays in the final minute to seal the win. Dirk Williams hit two free throws with 34 seconds left to push UAB's lead to four, then got a thunder dunk with 12 seconds left to essentially ice the game.

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  7. UAB wary of FIU's Diaz, but faces that shot-blocking challenge dailyRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 3 | Alabama Live

    This time, the Blazers are probably better prepared for FIU center Adrian Diaz when the two teams play at 6 p.m. in Bartow Arena. ASN will televise the game.

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  8. Herd gave UAB all it wantedRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Feb 2 | Williamson Daily News Online

    UAB was expected to be first in the Conference USA men's basketball standings. Marshall's Thundering Herd wasn't.

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  9. newUAB beats Marshall 81-78 to take sole possession of 1st place in C-USARead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jan 30 | ABC 33/40

    Dirk Williams scored 16 points, Lee William added 15 and UAB beat Marshall 81-78 on Saturday to take sole possession of first place in Conference USA. Nick Norton scored 14 points, Chris Cokley and Robert Brown added 13 apiece and Toshin Mehinti grabbed 10 rebounds for the Blazers .

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  10. VIDEO: Terrible missed call helps UAB secure controversial win over MarshallRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jan 30 | MSNBC

    Saturday afternoon featured an important Conference USA contest between UAB and Marshall as it pitted the top two teams in the league against each other. Trailing 79-78 with seven seconds left, Marshall had the ball with a chance to take the lead as junior Ryan Taylor attacked the basket on a drive.

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  11. UAB hangs on for win at Marshall, now alone atop Conference USA standingsRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jan 30 | Alabama Live

    The boos rang loud and clear in the final seconds at the Cam Henderson Center in Huntington, West Va., but UAB got out of Marshall with a win. The Blazers led for most of the game and never trailed in the second half and held on for an 81-78 win.

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  12. Live updates: Reese's Senior Bowl -- PregameRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jan 30 | Alabama Live

    Players warm up at Ladd-Peebles Stadium before the Reese's Senior Bowl on Saturday, Jan. 30, 2016, in Mobile. More than 100 collegiate all-stars get a final chance to impress NFL scouts in Mobile when the 67th annual Reese's Senior Bowl kicks off at 1:30 p.m. CST Saturday at Ladd-Peebles Stadium.

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  13. Saturday's Senior Bowl the ultimate evaluation tool for NFL teamsRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jan 29 | Alabama Live

    Practices for the Reese's Senior Bowl ended on Thursday. On Friday, the all-star players face a walk-through, hospital and school visits and writer's cramp from signing so many autographs at the Coca-Cola Meet the Players event.

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  14. new Senior Bowl 2016: Latest wave of Alabama players continue to impress in MobileRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jan 28 | ABC 33/40

    Jake Ganus' UAB helmet and and Alabama Crimson Tide players' solid performances stood out during Thursday's South Senior Bowl practice in Mobile. Ganus, wearing the Blazers headgear in honor of the first team he played for, moved on to Georgia after the 2014 season when UAB dropped the football program.

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  15. UAB's 14-game winning streak snapped in 69-62 loss at Western KentuckyRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jan 28 | ABC 33/40

    Aaron Cosby hit five 3-pointers and scored 20 points and Western Kentucky ended UAB's NCAA-leading 14-game winning streak with a 69-62 victory Thursday night. The Hilltoppers never trailed, built a 14-point first-half lead and then hung on in the second half when the Blazers closed to within a point three times.

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  16. Senior Bowl South Notebook: Playing 4 quarterbacks will require jugglingRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jan 28 | Alabama Live

    Jacksonville Jaguars coach Gus Bradley and his coaching staff have had the opportunity to work with and evaluate four quarterbacks this week. The South has Arkansas' Brandon Allen, North Carolina State's Jacoby Brissett, Alabama 's Jake Coker and Mississippi State's Dak Prescott available to run its offense.

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  17. UAB falls at Western Kentucky as 14-game win streak comes to endRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jan 28 | Alabama Live

    Dirk Williams and UAB couldn't extend their 14-game win streak against WKU UAB had the nation's longest current win streak for five days, but it was snapped Thursday night in a 69-62 loss at Western Kentucky. With SMU's loss at Temple on Sunday, UAB then took over nationally for the longest win streak, but that ended on Thursday.

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  18. Jake Ganus representing UAB at Senior BowlRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jan 28 | MSNBC

    Linebacker Jake Ganus transferred to Georgia last year following the abrupt shutdown of the UAB football program by the school. Ganus went on to have a standout season in Athens and earned team MVP honors.

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  19. Georgia Football: Dawgs in the Senior BowlRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jan 28 | Isportsweb.com

    The University of Georgia is certainly known for the NFL talent that they produce. Naturally, names like AJ Green, Matthew Stafford, Jarvis Jones, Hines Ward, Justin Houston, and most recently Todd Gurley come to mind.

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  20. Senior Bowl 2016: Chelsea's Jake Ganus emerges from UAB shutdown as Georgia all-starRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jan 28 | Alabama Live

    Linebacker Jake Ganus had hopes of playing in the Reese's Senior Bowl someday. He just thought he'd do it wearing the helmet of the UAB Blazers , not the headgear of the Georgia Bulldogs.

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