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UAB beats Marshall, 77-68

HUNTINGTON, W.Va. (AP) — Makhtar Gueye recorded 19 points and 11 rebounds as UAB beat Marshall 77-68 on Thursday night. Lewis Sullivan added 16 points and 10 rebounds for the Blazers.
Zack Bryant had 14 points and six assists for UAB (15-11, 7-6 Conference USA), which ended its four-game losing streak. Jalen Perry added 10 points.
Jon Elmore had 20 points and eight rebounds for the Thundering Herd (13-13, 6-7), whose losing streak stretched to four games. Taevion Kinsey added 11 points. C.J. Burks had 10 points.
UAB finishes out the regular season against Western Kentucky on the road on Saturday. Marshall finishes out the regular season against Middle Tennessee at home on Saturday.

Marshall box
UAB 77, MARSHALL 68
UAB (15-11)
Sullivan 7-14 0-0 16, Gueye 8-14 2-2 19, Bell 0-2 0-0 0, Bryant 4-13 4-4 14, McCoy 1-2 0-0 3, Pearson 0-0 0-0 0, Scott-Grayson 2-8 0-0 4, Perry 3-10 3-4 10, Lovan 3-6 3-5 9, Bathurst 0-0 2-2 2. Totals 28-69 14-17 77.
MARSHALL (13-13)
Williams 3-8 3-3 10, Kinsey 4-9 1-2 11, West 1-4 0-0 3, Elmore 6-13 4-6 20, Burks 4-12 1-1 10, Thieneman 0-1 0-0 0, George 2-4 3-4 8, Watson 3-6 0-0 6. Totals 23-57 12-16 68.
Halftime—UAB 38-31. 3-Point Goals—UAB 7-23 (Sullivan 2-3, Bryant 2-6, McCoy 1-2, Gueye 1-2, Perry 1-5, Bell 0-2, Scott-Grayson 0-3), Marshall 10-30 (Elmore 4-9, Kinsey 2-5, West 1-2, George 1-3, Burks 1-4, Williams 1-5, Thieneman 0-1, Watson 0-1). Fouled Out—George. Rebounds—UAB 35 (Gueye 11), Marshall 33 (Williams, Elmore 8). Assists—UAB 11 (Bryant 6), Marshall 12 (Elmore 5). Total Fouls—UAB 13, Marshall 16. A—5,521 (9,048).