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Blazer Almanac 11/16
November 16

UAB football
UAB football is 2-1 in games played on this date.

**On this date in 1991, the very first UAB football team completed its first season by beating Clinch Valley 25-6 at Legion Field in front of 2,226 fans. The first team completed its season with a record of 4-3-2.

**On this date in 1996, UAB lost to Cincinnati 34-14.

**On this date in 2002, UAB beat East Carolina 36-29. The Blazers had led 29-17 entering the fourth quarter, but the Pirates came from behind to tie the game at 29 with 4:09 left. Darryl Hackney and Roddy White led the Blazers on a nine play, 89 yard drive which was capped by a one yard winning touchdown run with 1:00 to go. Hackney threw for 424 yards and three touchdowns.

UAB Basketball.

Today the Blazers host Lemoyne Owen of Memphis. It is the first meeting of the two schools. UAB is 1-2 in games played on this date.

**On this date in 2007, UAB lost to Florida State, 78-70 in the Glenn Wilkes Classic.

**On this date in 2011, UAB opened the season at home against Creighton. The Blazers lost 70-60 after Creighton went on a 14-3 run late in the game. Doug McDermott had 27 points for the Blue Jays. It was the first home opening loss for the Blazers since 2001. CUSA Preseason Player of the Year Cameron Moore only had 7 points, but was strong on the boards with 12 rebounds and seven blocked shots.

** On this date in 2015, the Blazers avoided a major embarrassment by squeaking by Alabama State 72-70. Robert Brown hit two free throws with 3.5 seconds to go to UAB the lead. The game wasn't over though as an Alabama State player slipped behind the defense and was headed toward a game tying layup when Hakeem Baxter blocked the layup as the clock went to zero. Chris Cokley led the Blazers with 16 points and 11 rebounds.

Blazer Birthdays:
Today is the birthday of Luellen Foster, born today in 1961. Lu Foster played for UAB from 1980-1984, averaging 7.8 points a game in his career. His high game was a 21 point game in his junior year vs. Ole Miss.
11-16-2017 08:05 AM
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RE: Blazer Almanac 11/16
Hackney was the man!
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