BIRMINGHAM, Ala. -- — Ty Brewer had 25 points in UAB's 77-59 win against Morehead State on Sunday in the second round of the NIT.
Brewer also had nine rebounds for the Blazers (27-9). Trey Jemison added 11 points while shooting 5 of 7 from the field, and he also had 16 rebounds and three blocks. Eric Gaines had 11 points and went 5 of 9 from the field. The Blazers picked up their sixth straight win.
UAB took the lead with 19:48 left in the first half and did not give it up. The score was 39-27 at halftime, with Brewer racking up 17 points. UAB extended its lead to 49-31 during the second half, fueled by an 8-0 scoring run. Tony Toney scored a team-high eight points in the second half as his team closed out the win.
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