BIRMINGHAM, Ala.: DeWayne McBride had a 71-yard landing run and completed with 133 yards to steer UAB to a 37-14 victory over Western Kentucky on Saturday.
Bryson Lucero threw for 141 yards and a landing cross to Austin Watkins Jr. for UAB (4-1, 2-Zero Convention USA). Spencer Brown had a 2-yard landing run. Matthew Quinn made area targets from 38, 44, and 30 yards.
Nikia Eason Jr. blocked a punt and Ryan Davis scooped up the ball and ran 37 yards into the tip zone that stretched the Blazers’ result in 31-14 early within the fourth quarter. UAB pressured 4 turnovers.
Kevaris Thomas was 16-of-35 passing for 162 yards Western Kentucky (1-4, 1-2). Thomas threw a 6-yard landing cross every to Joshua Simon and Mitchell Tinsley, however he additionally threw two interceptions.
Attendance was 11,098 for 35,204-seat Legion Discipline.
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