Magicians vs Blazers Preview

Birmingham, Ala. — The LeMoyne Owen College Magicians men’s basketball team (1-1) head to Bartow Arena to face the University of Alabama (UAB) Blazers (2-0), in the first of a two game road trip.

The Magicians are coming off a solid showing after hosting the Conference Challenge, in which LOC opened their season with a 60-52 victory over Shorter College, before coming up short against Union University on Saturday, 66-58. Junior guard Daaron Maston leads the Magicians with 15.5 points per game and 2.5 assists per game, while senior guard Reshun Ellis adds 11.0 points per game.

Senior guard, R. Ellis at the charity stripe for the Magicians vs Union. RKS photo/Glynnis King

The Blazers look to finish out a three game homestand after an 89-47 victory over Chattanooga. Senior forward Chris Cokley leads the Blazers with 19.0 points per game, and 11.5 rebounds per game. Guard Zack Bryant tallies 17.5 ppg.

LeMoyne Owen and UAB will see each other for the first time in school history. Tip-off is at 7 PM ET. Follow @locathletics & @UAB_Athletics on Twitter for updates.


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