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Blazer Almanac -November 11
November 11
Happy Veterans Day!

Before we look back at previous games, a quick look at the milestones from last night's 96-67 win over Jacksonville.

*Zach Bryant's 18 points was the best Freshman debut in UAB history. It also tied for 14th most points ever scored by a freshman.
*Chris Cokley's 26 points ties for 4th most points in a season opener.
*Nick Norton's 5 assists moved him past Stanley Jackson on the All time Assists list. Norton now is #12 on the Most Assists list with 303. Next on the list is George Wilkerson with 307.
*William Lee's 5 rebounds moved him past Stanley Jackson into the #6 slot on the Top Rebounders list. Lee has 626 rebounds. He breaks top 5 at 669.
*Cokley's 13 rebounds moved him into the Top 10 Rebounders at #10 with 593. He moved past Chris Giles and Robert Williams.

Now on with the Almanac

UAB Football:
UAB is 1-2 on this date with some high scoring games.

**On this date in 1995, the Blazer defeated Knoxville College 61-8 in front of 5879 fans at Legion Field.

**On this date in 2000, played #25 Southern Miss at Legion Field, and almost pulled off the big upset. This game was also the very first meeting between the two rivals. UAB was up 30-27 in the second overtime when a missed defensive assignment caused USM to be able to run the ball into the end zone untouched for the 33-30 win. It was Southern Miss's second win of the year at Legion Field, where they had beaten Alabama 21-0 earlier in the year.

** On this date in 2010, the Blazers lost to East Carolina 54-42.

UAB Basketball:
The Basketball Blazers are 3-0 on November 11.

** on this date in 2006, UAB defeated Radford in the John Thompson Foundation Classic in Milwaukee, Wisconsin. UAB was led by Wen Mukubu with 16 points. It was Mike Davis's first win as a UAB coach, having lost the season opener to Washington State the day before.

** On this date in 2013, UAB defeated Rutgers 79-76.

**On this date last season in 2016, the Blazers opened the season with an 86-66 win over Arkansas Pine Bluff. It was Rob Ehsan's first game and win as a head coach.

Blazer Birthdays:
Born today in 1980 was Lee Cobb, who played for UAB from 2001-2004. Cobb played his freshman year at Birmingham Southern before transferring to UAB, playing under Murry Bartow for one year and Mike Anderson for two.
11-11-2017 07:14 AM
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RE: Blazer Almanac -November 11
Usm ran a reverse and we were left with our pants down
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