Washington leads UAB past Morehead State 58-48
Tyler Madison added 11 points, Hakeem Baxter chipped in nine and Robert Brown had eight for the Blazers (3-5), who rebounded from three straight losses to ranked teams in the Battle 4 Atlantis tournament. Washington was 6 of 10 from the field.
Tied at halftime, UAB opened the second half with an 11-2 surge capped by Brown's layup and four-point play to lead 36-27 at the 13:49 mark. Morehead State (4-6) pulled within five, but Madison responded with a 3-pointer and layup to push the lead back to 11 with 8:09 left and the Eagles didn't threaten the rest of the way.