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2016 Schedule
1st in C-USA

Andy Katz ESPN Senior Writer 

Some potential scheduling for early-season tournaments: Coaches have confirmed the Hall of Fame matchups Nov. 19-20 at the Mohegan Sun: Duke-Penn State, Cincinnati-URI; CBE Nov. 21-22 in Kansas City with Kansas-UAB, GW-Georgia; The Legends Classic isn't official yet but at least one coach expects it to be Notre Dame-Colorado, Texas-Northwestern Nov. 21-22 in Brooklyn; The 2K Classic in NYC hasn't been announced yet either but the matchups being discussed most were Marquette-Michigan, SMU-Pitt for the Nov. 17-18 games at MSG; The Men Who Speak Up Main Event in Las Vegas Nov. 21-23 has found its fourth team as Saint Louis coach Travis Ford confirmed the Billikens replaced Minnesota to join BYU, Alabama and Valparaiso. The matchups aren't available yet. And Maui Invitational organizer Dave Odom said the Maui bracket will be announced on July 19.

Tim MacMahon ESPN Staff Writer 

Mavs owner Mark Cuban on the coaching potential of Jason Terry, who interviewed for the UAB job Thursday: "I can see Jet being a coach. He knows the game. He's intense. He communicates well. Guys can relate to him. Yeah, I can definitely see it."

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Rockets' Terry interviews for UAB coaching job

Rockets guard Jason Terry, who is playing in his 16th season in the NBA, interviewed Thursday for the UAB men's basketball team's vacant head-coaching position.

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Stanford expected to hire Jerod Haase

Haase will replace Johnny Dawkins, who was fired earlier this month, according to ESPN's Jeff Goodman and Jeff Borzello. Haase has been the coach at UAB and won an NCAA tournament game in 2015.

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Stanford hires UAB's Haase as head coach

Stanford has hired Jerod Haase, who spent the past four seasons at UAB and guided the Blazers to a stunning NCAA tournament upset in 2015, as its next head coach.

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No. 3 seeds from Big 12 have struggled

West Virginia became the fourth No. 3 seed from the Big 12 to lose in the round of 64 over the past two seasons.

Biggest tournament upsets: No. 4

Last season, third-seeded Iowa State was a 14-point favorite over No. 14 UAB and jumped out to an early 10-point lead. But the Blazers closed the game on a 9-4 run in the final 1 minute, 40 seconds to win by one. Biggest upsets


That's not good defense, UAB

The last Kyle Collinsworth dunk might still have UAB defenders a little too cautious because nobody even tried to stop him this time.


Collinsworth, so disrespectful

Kyle Collinsworth threw down this vicious alley with no remorse for the UAB defender in his way. (Live on ESPNU/WatchESPN)

Another No. 1 seed goes down

UAB, C-USA's No. 1 seed, is the latest top seed to fall in a conference tourney. The Blazers lost to No. 8 seed Western Kentucky 88-77. Box score

Keith Lipscomb ESPN.com 

Another top seed goes down, as UAB falls to Western Kentucky in the C-USA quarters in Birmingham. The Blazers are the 12th No. 1 seed to lose thus far, and the 4th to do so in their first conference tourney game (Belmont, Bucknell and Valparaiso are the others). Chattanooga remains the only top seed to win its conference tourney.

Chris Morris

Joe Lunardi's Bracketology: No. 14 Seeds

  • East: Chattanooga Mocs
  • West: UAB Blazers
  • South: Hawaii Rainbow Warriors
  • Midwest: Northern Iowa Panthers
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Bracketology: Blazers rise to No. 14 seed

UAB is trending up after four straight wins. The Blazers tied a school record with their 25th victory on Wednesday at FIU. See full bracket

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Blazers now postseason contenders

A year ago, the Blazers won the C-USA tournament and were fortunate to reach the NCAA tourney. This year, UAB will win at least a share of the regular-season title and go into the league tourney as the favorite. Five Up, Five Down (Insider)

Team Stats

Points Per Game79.043rd
Rebounds Per Game38.566th
Assists Per Game18.53rd
Points Allowed69.6117th

Tournament History

Final Fours0
Tournament Record10-15
Championship SeasonsNone
Tournament Appearances15