UAB plays host to Morehead State in a NIT Round of 16 game on Sunday at 2 p.m.
Houston is banged up but the Cougars found a way to win on Thursday.
Maryland advances in the NCAA Tournament with a win over West Virginia.
Former Cedar Grove (Georgia) High teammates Ricky Lee III and Everett Roussaw Jr. are early enrollees at UAB.
Morehead State advanced into the NIT Sweet 16 with an upset win over No. 1 seed Clemson.
Brent Dearmon's journey through college coaching brings him back to his home state for his first Division I head coaching job.
No. 1 seeds Alabama and Houston, along with No. 9 seed Auburn, are the featured teams in Birmingham.
Nova Southeastern hits 14 3-pointers to beat UAH and remain unbeaten.
KJ Buffen had 26 points and 12 rebounds in UAB's NIT first round win over Southern Miss.
UAB welcomes old rival Southern Miss to Bartow Arena on Tuesday night in a NIT first round game.
UAH lost to Nova Southeastern in the season opener for both teams. The season will end for the loser of Tuesday's game.
Contracts for 11 members of the University of Alabama football staff, including coordinators Tommy Rees and Kevin Steele, were approved on Monday.
UAB football head coach Trent Dilfer's contract will pay him $.13 million annually over the next five years.
UAB earned an invitation to the NIT. The Blazers will play Southern Miss in a first round game on Wednesday.
Chaney Johnson scored 23 points to lead UAH to a victory over Gulf South Conference rival West Alabama.
The NCAA Tournament comes to Birmingham for the first time since 2008. Alabama and Auburn will be in Birmingham for with games on Thursday and Saturday.
Brooks Walton's father, Tim, watched his son pitch a gem last week against Notre Dame. Tim Walton is the head coach for the University of Florida softball team.
UAB falls behind early and never really had a shot against a FAU team that won its 31st game of the season.
West Alabama and UAH move forward while Tuskegee and Miles College's seasons came to an end.
UAB is searching its second consecutive Conference USA Tournament championship on Saturday night.
First-year UAB football head coach Trent Dilfer liked what he was saw from his team during the first three spring practice sessions.
The SWAC Basketball Tournament concludes on Saturday with a pair of championship games.
Jelly Walker scored 32 points to lead UAB to the win over North Texas in the C-USA Tournament semifinals.
Malachi Holt-Bennett was a four-star prospect during his senior year at Fairfield High. He returns home after two seasons at Indiana.
J'Mar Smith played in nine games for the Birmingham Stallions during the team's USFL championship season.
Alabama A&M received 27 points from Messiah Thompson in a SWAC Tournament quarterfinal win.
UAB used 27 points and seven 3-pointers by Jordan "Jelly" Walker and excellent defense to beat Rice in the C-USA Tournament quarterfinals.