BIRMINGHAM, Ala. – Quan Jackson had 21 points as UAB stretched its home winning streak to eight games, routing Rice 92-68 on Thursday night.
Jackson shot 9 for 11 from the floor. He added nine rebounds.
KJ Buffen had 17 points and 11 rebounds for UAB (20-6, 10-3 Conference USA). Michael Ertel added 14 points. Jordan Walker had 10 points and 12 assists.
Mylyjael Poteat had 12 points for the Owls (14-11, 6-7) as did Travis Evee. Carl Pierre had 10 points.
The Blazers evened the season series against the Owls. Rice defeated UAB 85-80 on Jan. 8.