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Blazer Almanac November 20
November 20

Today is game day as UAB Basketball plays in the Cayman Island Classic against Richmond. UAB is 2-3 all time against the Spiders. UAB won 64-61 in 1989 on their way to an NIT Final Four. They also won in 2003 at home by the score of 83-75. The losses to Richmond came in 2001 (60-59), 2002 (72-68) and 2004 (96-81).

UAB football
Football is undefeated at 4-0 on this day.

*On this date in 1993, the Blazers completed their best season by beating Prairie View A&M 58-12. UAB finished their first season in D1-AA, (now FCS) with a record of 9-2. UAB led 44-6 at halftime. Derrick Ingram became the first UAB player surpass 1000 receiving yards in a season. John Whitcomb passed for 447 yards and six touchdowns. It was Prairie Views 35th loss in a row.

**On this date in 1999, UAB completed their season at Tulane with a 23-20 win in overtime. Jake Arians kicked a field goal in overtime, clinching a second place tie in CUSA for the Blazers. They finished the season 5-6 overall and 4-2 in CUSA.

**On this date in 2004, UAB became bowl eligible with its 6th win at Army by the score of 20-14.

**On this date in 2010, UAB defeated Memphis 31-15. Bryan Ellis threw for 361 yards and three touchdowns in the win.

UAB Basketball
Basketball has a horrible record on November 20. The Blazers are 1-5 on this date. The won win was over Prairie View A&M (remember them, see above section) in 2012 by the score of 76-70. A six point win over Prairie View is more embarrassing than some of the losses.

The losses were to Indiana in 1997 by the score of 80-64. The Blazers lost 63-58 to Lasalle in the Paradise Jam in the Virgin Islands in 2001. They lost at Arizona State 69-66 in 2010 and lost to Murray State 62-55 in 2011. The most recent loss was in 2014 at home in overtime to South Florida by the score of 73-71. Free throws was the culrit in this game as UAB missed 19 free throws in the game (28-47).

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Born today in 1981 was Asa Woods. Woods played in 33 games between 2000 and 2002, averaging 2.5 points a game. Woods came to UAB from Dora High School. He left the team after his sophomore year.
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