JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (AP) — Michael Ertel posted 19 points as UAB narrowly beat East Tennessee State 65-61 on Saturday.

Jalen Benjamin had 16 points for UAB (6-0). Trey Jemison added 12 rebounds and three blocks.

Ledarrius Brewer had 18 points, nine rebounds and three blocks for the Buccaneers (1-3). Silas Adheke added 10 points, 11 rebounds and three blocks.

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