BIRMINGHAM, Ala. -- Nate Darling made 4 of 5 from 3-point range and scored 20 on Saturday to help UAB beat Alabama A&M 90-58.
The Blazers (7-4) led the entire way in winning their fourth of the last five. They opened with a 20-4 lead, went into halftime up 46-22 and built to their largest lead at 75-43 which they matched twice more including at the final score.
Alabama A&M made 8 of 29 from 3-point range and was outrebounded 41-21.
Purchase hits 5 3s, scores 23; Hawaii beats UC Riverside
Jack Purchase scored 23 points and hit five of Hawaii's 13 3-pointers and the Rainbow Warriors never trailed in their 87-64 win over UC Riverside on Saturday night.
Leonard lifts UC Irvine past UC Santa Barbara 83-70
Evan Leonard had a season-high 23 points as UC Irvine stretched its win streak to eight games, beating UC Santa Barbara 83-70 on Saturday night.
Fitts leads Saint Mary's (Cal) past Pepperdine 72-65
Malik Fitts had 25 points as Saint Mary's won its eighth consecutive home game, topping Pepperdine 72-65 on Saturday night. Jordan Ford added 20 points for the Gaels.