Charleston Classic - New Mexico Defeats UAB 97-94 - Recap
|Charleston Classic - New Mexico Defeats UAB 97-94 - Recap|
Kendall Williams scored 29 points and added 10 assists for a double-double, leading New Mexico over UAB, 97-94, on Thursday at TD Arena.
New Mexico earned a straight-up victory but suffered an ATS defeat in failing to cover the 10-point spread.
New Mexico got 21 points from Cameron Bairstow and another 16 points from Alex Kirk. Kendall Williams contributed 10 assists, while Alex Kirk cleaned the glass with 11 rebounds.
UAB got a 34-point performance from Chad Frazier, who was supported by 18 points from Rod Rucker. Rod Rucker had 7 assists in a losing cause for UAB, while Rod Rucker grabbed 20 rebounds.
First-half bettors who backed New Mexico were victorious, as the score was 35-26 at the break.
UAB had a 62-58 advantage in the rebounding department as they won the battle in the paint.