Ertel scores 22 to lead UAB over Rice 73-60 in CUSA tourney
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FRISCO, Texas (AP) Michael Ertel had a season-high 22 points as UAB defeated Rice 73-60 in the Conference USA Tournament quarterfinals on Thursday night.
The Blazers, the No. 2 seed from C-USA West, play the East's top seed, Western Kentucky, in the semifinals Friday.
Tavin Lovan had 14 points and eight rebounds for UAB (22-6). Tyreek Scott-Grayson added 12 points and seven rebounds. Kassim Nicholson had nine rebounds.
Max Fiedler had 18 points and eight rebounds for the Owls (15-13). Quincy Olivari added 16 points. Chris Mullins had 10 points.
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Updated March 11, 2021