Walker scores 20 to lift UAB past FIU 84-56

BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (AP) — Jordan Walker had 20 points as UAB routed Florida International 84-56 on Thursday night.

KJ Buffen had 12 points, 11 rebounds and three blocks for UAB (14-4, 4-1 Conference USA), which earned its fourth straight home victory. Tavin Lovan added 12 points. Michael Ertel had 10 points.

Florida International scored 22 second-half points, a season low for the team.

Denver Jones had 17 points for the Panthers (10-6, 0-3). Tevin Brewer added 17 points. Clevon Brown had three blocks.

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