2001-02 UAB Blazers men's basketball team

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The 2001-02 UAB Blazers men's basketball team represented UAB as part of Conference USA during the 2001-02 NCAA Division I men's basketball season.

The Blazers were coached by Murry Bartow in his sixth and final year. UAB played their home games at Bartow Arena on the UAB campus.

The Blazers finished the regular season 13-16 overall and 6-9 in conference play to finish in a tie for fourth place in C-USA's National Division. UAB was defeated by the South Florida Bulls in the first round of the 2002 Conference USA men's basketball tournament, ending their season on March 6 in Louisville, Kentucky.

2001-2002 was the final season for seniors P. J. Arnold, Eric Batchelor, Will Campbell and Myron Ransom. Jeffrey Collins was the only freshman on the roster.

Roster

PLAYER            GP   FG-FGA   FG%  3FG-FGA  3PT%  FT-FTA  FT%  PTS  PTS/G
P. J. Arnold      27  106-287  .369   56-141  .397  41-56  .732  309  11.4
Eric Batchelor    30   74-202  .366   42-125  .336  64-77  .831  254   8.5
Eric Bush         30   68-193  .352   10-52   .192  74-101 .733  220   7.3
Will Campbell     30  147-270  .544    0-1    .000  87-150 .580  381  12.7
Lee Cobb           6    1-4    .250    1-4    .250   0-0   .000    3   0.5
Jeffrey Collins   28   47-122  .385   18-64   .281  32-41  .780  144   5.1
Cedric Davis      28   19-48   .396    0-0    .000  16-25  .640   54   1.9
Morris Finley     30  120-302  .397   61-158  .386  37-52  .712  338  11.3
Myron Ransom      28   89-194  .459   13-42   .406  51-75  .680  242   8.6
Antonae Roberson  23   59-113  .522    0-0    .000  19-37  .514  137   6.0
Asa Woods         10    9-28   .321    3-8    .375   7-9   .778   28   2.8
TOTAL             30  739-1763 .419  204-585  .349 428-623 .687 2110  70.3

Results (13-17, 6-10 in CUSA)

  • November 17: UAB defeated the Eastern Michigan Eagles 79-66 in the first round of the inaugural Paradise Jam Tournament in St Thomas, U.S. Virgin Islands.
  • November 19: UAB lost to the Miami Hurricanes, 79-81 in the second round of the Paradise Jam.
  • November 20: UAB lost to the LaSalle Explorers 58-63 in the 3rd place consolation game of the Paradise Jam.
  • November 24: UAB lost to the Richmond Spiders 59-60 at Bartow Arena.
  • November 27: UAB defeated the Bradley Braves 82-50 at Bartow Arena.
  • December 1: UAB lost to the Murray State Racers 69-74 at Murray, Kentucky.
  • December 4: UAB defeated the Alcorn State Braves 102-61 at Bartow Arena.
  • December 8: UAB defeated the Nevada-Las Vegas Runnin' Rebels 74-68 at Bartow Arena.
  • December 15: UAB lost to the Virginia Commonwealth Rams 76-82 at Richmond, Virginia.
  • December 19: UAB defeated the Louisiana Tech Bulldogs 81-63 at Bartow Arena.
  • December 22: UAB lost to the LaSalle Explorers 53-56 at Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.
  • December 29: UAB defeated the Jackson State Tigers 88-68 at Bartow Arena.
  • January 2: UAB defeated the Florida A&M Rattlers 67-49 at Bartow Arena.
  • January 5: UAB lost to the Louisville Cardinals 77-88 at Bartow Arena.
  • January 8: UAB defeated the East Carolina Pirates 63-54 at Bartow Arena.
  • January 12: UAB lost to the Southern Mississippi Golden Eagles 39-50 at Hattiesburg, Mississippi.
  • January 15: UAB lost to the Marquette Golden Eagles 59-67 at Milwaukee, Wisconsin.
  • January 19: UAB lost to the Houston Cougars 71-80 at Bartow Arena.
  • January 23: UAB lost to the Memphis Tigers 81-102 at Memphis, Tennessee.
  • January 26: UAB defeated the Tulane Green Wave 80-63 at Bartow Arena.
  • January 29: UAB defeated the Texas Christian Horned Frogs 77-71 at Fort Worth, Texas.
  • February 5: UAB lost to the South Florida Bulls 65-81 at Tampa, Florida.
  • February 8: UAB defeated the Memphis Tigers 64-46 at Bartow Arena.
  • February 12: UAB lost to the Texas Christian Horned Frogs 68-78 at Bartow Arena.
  • February 16: UAB lost to the Tulane Green Wave 72-83 at New Orleans, Louisiana.
  • February 19: UAB lost to the St Louis Billikens 47-53 at St Louis, Missouri.
  • February 23: UAB defeated the South Florida Bulls 83-78 in double overtime at Bartow Arena.
  • February 26: UAB defeated the Southern Mississippi Golden Eagles 66-56 at Bartow Arena.
  • March 2: UAB lost to the Houston Cougars 72-76 at Houston, Texas.
  • March 6: UAB lost to the South Florida Bulls 62-65 in the first round of the 2002 Conference USA men's basketball tournament at Louisville, Kentucky.

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