BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (AP) — Wiley Green threw three touchdown passes and Rice held off UAB 30-24 in a key Conference USA matchup. It was the fifth straight win for Rice (3-4, 2-1) over UAB (5-3, 3-1), which entered unbeaten in the conference and tied with UTSA and UTEP atop the West Division standings. Matt Quinn’s 33-yard field goal for UAB capped the scoring with 3:23 remaining. The Blazers made it near midfield but ended the game with an incomplete pass on fourth-and-23. Dylan Hopkins threw for 318 yards and a touchdown and interception for the Blazers.
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