EL PASO, Texas (AP) Denzel Ingram scored 18 points as Charlotte defeated UAB 80-70 in a Conference USA tournament game Wednesday night.
The victory over eight-seeded UAB (18-13) sends ninth-seeded Charlotte (17-13) to the C-USA quarterfinal tournament game against No. 1 seed Louisiana Tech (25-6) on Thursday.
Terrence Williams added 16 points for the 49ers. Shawn Lester scored 11 and Marcus Bryan and Ben Cherry had 10 apiece.