Charlotte hosts UAB after Khalifa’s 27-point game

UAB Blazers (22-8, 13-6 C-USA) at Charlotte 49ers (18-12, 9-10 C-USA)

Charlotte, North Carolina; Saturday, 1 p.m. EST

FANDUEL SPORTSBOOK LINE: Charlotte -5; over/under is 134.5

BOTTOM LINE: Charlotte hosts the UAB Blazers after Aly Khalifa scored 27 points in Charlotte’s 78-73 loss to the UTSA Roadrunners.

The 49ers have gone 11-3 at home. Charlotte is 8-3 in games decided by 10 points or more.

The Blazers are 13-6 against C-USA opponents. UAB is second in college basketball with 37.6 rebounds per game. Trey Jemison leads the Blazers with 8.3.

TOP PERFORMERS: Lu’Cye Patterson is averaging 9.3 points for the 49ers. Brice Williams is averaging 15.1 points and 5.7 rebounds while shooting 50.7% over the last 10 games for Charlotte.

Jordan Walker is averaging 22.4 points and 4.1 assists for the Blazers. Eric Gaines is averaging 1.3 made 3-pointers over the last 10 games for UAB.

LAST 10 GAMES: 49ers: 5-5, averaging 61.4 points, 25.2 rebounds, 11.0 assists, 4.1 steals and 1.9 blocks per game while shooting 44.2% from the field. Their opponents have averaged 62.1 points per game.

Blazers: 9-1, averaging 78.7 points, 36.5 rebounds, 14.4 assists, 8.1 steals and 4.5 blocks per game while shooting 46.6% from the field. Their opponents have averaged 67.2 points.

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