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  1. UAB guard will transfer

    Jul 21, 2015, 8:30 PM EDT

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    UAB is losing a reserve guard to transfer

  2. UAB’s Jerod Haase addresses non-conference scheduling issue many programs face

    Jun 17, 2015, 7:10 PM EDT

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    UAB would love to play Alabama, but their head coach wants a fair deal on the scheduling of those games.

  3. Conference USA basketball tournaments returning to Birmingham in 2016

    Jun 12, 2015, 1:52 PM EDT

    Jerod Haase

    Also of note is the fact that all 14 teams will be eligible, after the event was limited to 12 teams last season.

  4. UAB’s lack of football complicates its status as a member of Conference USA

    Apr 29, 2015, 7:25 PM EDT

    Ray Watts, UAB President

    Conference USA requires its members to have football programs. UAB doesn’t, which is an issue.

  5. UAB, head coach Jerod Haase announce six-year contract extension

    Mar 25, 2015, 4:40 PM EDT

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    Keeping Haase in town is an important move for an athletic department that’s had its issues in recent months.

  6. UAB is wearing mismatched shoes to raise awareness for pediatric cancer

    Mar 19, 2015, 5:00 PM EDT

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    You might have noticed No. 14 seed UAB wearing mismatched shoes on Thursday afternoon. They’re doing it for a great cause.

  7. No. 14 seed UAB shocks No. 3 seed Iowa State

    Mar 19, 2015, 2:45 PM EDT

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    No. 14 seed UAB held off No. 3 seed Iowa State for the day’s first upset.

  8. Introducing Cinderella: Meet the UAB Blazers

    Mar 14, 2015, 6:39 PM EDT

    AP Photo

    UAB will make its first NCAA tournament appearance since 2011, and they’ve been a source of good news for an athletic department that could definitely use some.

  9. William Lee’s dunk highlights UAB’s blowout win over Louisiana Tech (VIDEO)

    Feb 6, 2015, 8:15 AM EDT

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    William Lee wasn’t one of the five Blazers who scored in double figures in their 80-60 win, but he did have this impressive dunk.

  10. UAB head coach Jerod Haase gets two-year extension; prohibited from criticizing administration

    Jan 13, 2015, 7:15 PM EDT

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    UAB head coach Jerod Haase signed a two-year extension, but it includes an interesting clause.

  11. North Carolina’s J.P. Tokoto finishes with authority in win over UAB (VIDEO)

    Dec 27, 2014, 8:41 PM EDT

    AP Photo

    Tokoto made just one field goal in UNC’s 89-58 win over UAB. Unfortunately for UAB’s WIlliam Lee, he got in the way.

  12. Fans protest decision to cut three sports at UAB basketball game Thursday night (VIDEO)

    Dec 5, 2014, 2:57 PM EDT

    UAB Football

    The decision to cut three sports, most notably football, hasn’t gone over well at UAB. Fans and students voiced their displeasure Thursday night.

  13. UAB falls in exhibition as key freshman sits out with injury

    Nov 8, 2014, 9:20 AM EDT

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    UAB needs to get a key freshman healthy for this season.

  14. 2014-2015 Season Preview: Louisiana Tech the favorite in the ever-changing Conference USA

    Oct 31, 2014, 2:00 PM EDT

    AP

    Despite 29 wins (13 in conference play) Louisiana Tech missed out on the NCAA tournament. Michael White looks to change that this season, although, his team will have to go through the likes of UTEP and newcomer Western Kentucky, first.

  15. Report: Emerald Coast Classic announces 2015 slate

    Oct 5, 2014, 1:15 PM EDT

    John Groce

    The Emerald Coast Classic has some strong teams coming in for year two.

  16. Former Chattanooga assistant to join UAB coaching staff

    Sep 19, 2014, 2:46 PM EDT

    Chattanooga Athletics

    Interestingly enough, UAB visits Chattanooga December 22.

  17. UAB to open season with third annual ‘Hoops on the Haasephalt’

    Sep 17, 2014, 10:10 PM EDT

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    Last year’s Hoops on the Haasephalt event attracted nearly 4,000 fans on the UAB campus.

  18. Clemson finds new assistant coach to replace Earl Grant

    Sep 8, 2014, 7:00 PM EDT

    (UAB)

    Clemson has filled out its coaching staff after losing Earl Grant to the College of Charleston.

  19. Report: Former UAB guard to turn pro instead of transfer

    Aug 6, 2014, 1:30 PM EDT

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    He was dismissed from the team in July

  20. UAB’s leading scorer will not be returning to the program

    Jul 29, 2014, 11:55 AM EDT

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    Chad Frazier was arrested back in April.

  21. UAB grabs commitment from 2015 JuCo wing Dirk Williams

    Jun 6, 2014, 9:20 PM EDT

    Jerod Haase

    UAB got on the board in the 2015 class with junior college wing Dirk Williams.

  22. UAB starting point guard Chad Frazier charged with third-degree domestic violence

    Jun 5, 2014, 8:39 PM EDT

    AP Photo

    The first team All-Conference USA point guard was arrested Thursday for his role in an April incident.

  23. Conference USA Conference Catch-up: Can anyone stop Louisiana Tech?

    May 28, 2014, 12:00 PM EDT

    Louisiana Tech Athletics

    Can anyone in Conference USA catchup up with Louisiana Tech?

  24. In order to be successful No. 16 North Carolina needs more from its big men

    Dec 1, 2013, 8:57 PM EDT

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    When his former player and longtime assistant Jerod Haase was hired as the head coach at UAB, North Carolina head coach Roy Williams threw his protege a bone by agreeing to play a game at UAB. And on Sunday night the Blazers took full advantage of the opportunity, knocking off the 16th-ranked Tar Heels 63-59…