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UAB rolls past Florida A&M 90-59

Nov 29, 2009 - 4:44 AM BIRMINGHAM, Ala.(AP) -- Howard Crawford scored 26 points to lead four Alabama-Birmingham players in double figures in a 90-59 rout of Florida A&M on Saturday night.

UAB (6-1) has won 27 consecutive non-conference home games and is off to its best start since 1998-99, when the Blazers started 8-1.

Elijah Millsap added 18 points, Jamarr Sanders scored 13 and Aaron Johnson finished with 11 points for the Blazers, who have won five consecutive games after rolling to a 38-23 halftime lead against the Rattlers (0-7).

UAB ended the first half on a 13-2 run and scored the first four points of the second for a 42-23 lead with 18:17 remaining. Johnson's layup stretched the lead to 46-25 with 17:37 left.

The Blazers, who shot 50.9 percent from the field (29-for-57), finished the game on an 18-2 run that provided the final margin.

Christopher Walker led Florida A&M with 12 points and eight rebounds.