NCAA Game Summary - Coastal Carolina at U-A-B
(Tuesday, March 16th)
Final Score: UAB 65, Coastal Carolina 49
Birmingham, AL (Sports Network) - Elijah Millsap notched a double-double with 15 points and 11 rebounds to power the second-seeded UAB Blazers in a 65-49 triumph of the seventh-seeded Coastal Carolina Chanticleers in first-round play of the NIT at Bartow Arena.
Howard Crawford tacked on 12 points for the Blazers (24-8), who move on to the second round against NC State.
Danny Nieman and Chad Gray each scored 12 points to lead Coastal Carolina (28-7) in the loss.
UAB held the Chanticleers without a point for the first 5:10 and then went on a 19-5 late in the half to build a 40-18 advantage at the break.
The Blazers shot 40.0 percent from the floor and led by as many as 24 in the second half on their way to the 16-point victory.
UAB dominated the glass, 41-25, and turned 18 Coastal Carolina giveaways into 23 points.
03/16 22:29:04 ET