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UAB advances in NIT, takes on North Carolina Tuesday


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UAB defeats North Carolina State.

The UAB men’s basketball team defeated North Carolina State on Saturday at home, 72-52, in the second round of the NIT.

The Blazers face the 2009 champions, the Tarheels of North Carolina, at 8 p.m. Tuesday at Bartow Arena. The game will be available on ESPN and streaming audio. Tickets are $15 and available online; sales were moving briskly on Sunday.

Update March 22: The game is sold out.

The Samford women’s team lost its second-round NIT game to Missouri State on Sunday, 75-54. The Bulldogs finished 23-11, tying the school record for wins in a season.


Photo: UAB Sports

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  1. The Tar Heels visits UAB tomorrow for NIT quarterfinal | The Terminal - Birmingham AL's hub
    Monday, March 22, 2010, 6:22 pm

    […] Unless you’ve been hiding out somewhere for the last few days, someone has to have already told you that the UAB Blazers will be playing host to last year’s NCAA men’s basketball tournament champions, UNC Chapel Hill, tomorrow evening at Bartow Arena (8 p.m. tipoff) for a men’s postseason NIT quarterfinal matchup. If not, well now you have. […]

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