BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (AP) Eric Gaines scored 17 points as UAB beat East Carolina 69-61 on Saturday.

Gaines also added seven rebounds and eight assists for the Blazers (12-6, 4-1 American Athletic Conference). Javian Davis scored 14 points and added nine rebounds. Christian Coleman was 3 of 6 shooting and 4 of 4 from the free throw line to finish with 10 points.

Ezra Ausar finished with 16 points and 10 rebounds for the Pirates (9-10, 2-4). Brandon Johnson added 15 points and 10 rebounds for East Carolina. RJ Felton also had 10 points and two steals.


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