Iowa State Blows It; UAB Wins By A Point

Fred Hoiberg's squad didn't get a second game to show off their style of play. Third-seeded Iowa State lost to UAB 60-59 after Naz Long's potential tying three missed, and the ball went in as a two-point shot with less than a second remaining. This was the Blazers' first tournament win since the 2004-2005 season. » 3/19/15 3:07pm 3/19/15 3:07pm

Report: Bowl-Eligible UAB Won't Receive A Bid

This is small beans in the grand scheme of things, but it still hurts. When UAB announced it would shutter its football team at the end of the season, the 6-6 Blazers still had hopes that the season—the program—could go out with one more game. Time to give up on hope, according to this ESPN report. » 12/04/14 12:32pm 12/04/14 12:32pm

UAB Football Players Address University President In Fiery Meeting

The University of Alabama at Birmingham announced today that it was shutting down its football program, leading to an emotional day on campus. Before the decision was announced publicly, UAB president Ray Watts met privately with the team. One of the UAB students in the room shot the above video, which captures a… » 12/03/14 12:21am 12/03/14 12:21am

Players Cry And Students Boo As UAB Announces End Of Football Team

UAB president Ray Watts confirmed today that the school's football team will be shutting down. Watts first spoke to the team in a private meeting before informing Blazers supporters and students. » 12/02/14 5:46pm 12/02/14 5:46pm

Report: UAB To Shut Down Its Football Program

The University of Alabama at Birmingham is reportedly shuttering its football program, becoming the first FBS football program to close since University of the Pacific in 1995. » 11/30/14 3:32pm 11/30/14 3:32pm

Someone Please Explain "Overtime" To The Arizona Wildcats

People can't seem to get over the fact that Donovan McNabb was unclear on the concept of tying (he's a professional football player!), but we guess Arizona's basketball team didn't get the memo either » 11/19/08 12:00pm 11/19/08 12:00pm. See, if two teams have the same score when that last buzzer goes off, the game continues with an extra five-minute…

UAB Blazers

1. Alabama-Birmingham My Ass It's UAB. Do we call the Bruins California-Los Angeles? No. So quit pretending that UAB is some sort of second-tier affiliate state school on the order of Louisiana-Monroe. Even though Alabama-Tuscaloosa refuses to play UAB in basketball due to an age-old recruiting rivalry, the teams have… » 3/16/08 2:24pm 3/16/08 2:24pm

Alabama-Birmingham Blazers

1. Tom Penders Is Not Coming To Birmingham. When Arkansas gave Nolan Richardson the boot, his assistant coach Mike Anderson found his home at UAB. Fortunately for UAB, Anderson brought the up tempo offense used at Arkansas and not Richardson's "t-shirt under the blazer" wardrobe. Due to Anderson's success at UAB, he's… » 3/10/06 12:00am 3/10/06 12:00am