Kendall Johnson, a Tennessee State transfer, is trying to earn a spot on the UAB defense.
UAB, the No. 3 seed, needs to win three games in three days to earn another NCAA Tournament bid.
C-USA champion Florida Atlantic is the favorite on the men's side with North Texas and UAB close behind.
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Brady Wilson and Trey Bedosky are the lone offensive linemen with career starts at UAB.
South Alabama pushed Louisiana to the end but the Ragin Cajuns escaped with a 71-66 win in the Sun Belt Conference Tournament final.
The UAB football team practiced for about three hours in shorts and helmets.
South Alabama is one win away from a conference tournament championship. West Alabama is the Gulf South Conference Tournament champ for the first time since 1982.
Jelly Walker's basketball journey took him from Long Island to New Jersey to New Orleans to Birmingham. He's become a nationally-known player at UAB.
Samford's stay in the Southern Conference has a short life. The Bulldogs drop a quarterfinal game to Chattanooga.
Hoover's girls finished off a three-peat and Hoover's boys team ran away from Central-Phenix City.
Jelly Walker had a season-high 41 point and Tavin Lovan supplied the game-winner in a victory at Charlotte.
Valley High finishes the season as the first Class 5A boys basketball team to be undefeated.
Old Dominion's final points come with six ODU players on the court in an 86-83 win over Troy during the Sun Belt Conference Women's Basketball Tournament.
Six champions were crowned on Friday in the AHSAA Final Four in Birmingham.
The first full day of AHSAA Basketball championship games included a few down-to-the-wire games.
Logan Dye, a fifth-year senior, played a huge role in Samford regular season SoCon title.
Troy uses a late rally to advance while South Alabama makes the plays in the second half.
Central-Phenix City and Spain Park battled down to the final play. Spain Park had an open 3-pointer in the final seconds but was unable to knock it down, and the Red Devils escaped with a 61-58 win.
Spring Garden wins in a blowout and Covenant Christian holds off Oakwood Adventist Academy in a close game.
Antoine Davis, the son of former UAB men's basketball coach Mike Davis, finishes his college career as the second all-time leading scorer in NCAA history.
UAB baseball plays on its newly installed turf field with Notre Dame in town. UAB softball plays host to national power Florida.
Arab High girls basketball coach Brad Kitchens has his team in the state championship game.
Plenty of close games and fantastic finishes in the third day of AHSAA Basketball Final Four action in Birmingham.
Charles Henderson High gets a measure a revenge on the basketball court against Ramsay High. The Rams beat Charles Henderson in the Class 5A football state championship game.
UAH's Chaney Johnson nearly has a double-double on the same day he was announced as the GSC Player of the Year.
It was a day filled with lopsided results at the AHSAA Basketball Final Four on Tuesday. Championship games are set boys and girls Class 3A and Class 4A.