RUSTON, La. (AP) DeWayne McBride ran for a school-record 272 yards and a touchdown on 16 carries and UAB beat Louisiana Teach 37-27 on Saturday to become bowl eligible for the seventh consecutive season.
McBride broke the previous record of 262 yards set by Jordan Howard.
The Blazers (6-6, 4-4 Conference USA) broke it open by scoring 17 points in the second quarter for a 17-6 lead at halftime. Twenty points in the second half - three touchdowns, one of which resulted in a failed two-point conversion - made it a 37-20 contest.