Soko, UAB Knocked Out of NIT -

Soko, UAB Knocked Out of NIT

Ovie SokoThe North Carolina Tar Heels secured  a 60-55 victory over UAB on Tuesday night in the National Invitation Tournament quarterfinals. Ovie Soko after not playing in the previous game due a hamstring injury, got just 7 minutes in this one finishing with 4 rebounds.

The loss ends the Blazers season and also their five-year, 33-game home nonconference winning streak.  “I thought we had a great season,” said UAB coach Mike Davis, who had won his first 26 home nonconference games. “I thought we got beat by a more talented team. They wore us down. We were really tired down the stretch.”

The UAB Blazers finished 23-8.

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