California Irvine vs Southern Miss

Southern Miss. 78, UC Irvine 67


ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) - Torye Pelham scored 17 points and Maurice Bolden had a double-double Thursday night to lead Southern Miss past UC Irvine 78-67 in the Great Alaska Shootout.

Bolden had 14 points and 10 rebounds, LaShay Page scored 15 points, and Neil Watson had 10 points and nine assists for the Golden Eagles (3-1).

Daman Starring and Chris McNealy led the Anteaters (0-4) with 15 points apiece. Aaron Wright scored 13 and Michael Wilder 11. McNealy had 11 rebounds.

The Golden Eagles, who won their second in a row, will play New Mexico State in the semifinals Friday. UC Irvine will face Central Michigan in the consolation round.

Southern Miss outrebounded UC Irvine 46-39.

The Golden Eagles sprinted ahead 12-3 and never trailed.

Starring and Pelham staged a first-half shootout, each scoring 12 points, as Southern Miss grabbed a 30-24 edge at the break.

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California Irvine Anteaters
A. Folker, C190-51-23141
C. McNealy, G336-142-2113115
D. Starring, G315-113-463415
M. Wilder, G282-85-651411
D. Flowers, G180-00-01050
W. Davis II233-61-15027
A. Wright203-66-742413
C. Woods162-61-32015
M. Best100-20-11120
M. Bradley20-00-00000
Totals 21-5819-2639112767
Southern Miss Golden Eagles
T. Pelham, F306-104-581217
L. Page, G375-132-342215
M. Bolden, G295-124-6100214
A. Johnson, G263-92-36559
R. McGill, G171-90-03032
N. Watson291-48-839410
J. Mills172-31-16035
C. Jenkins91-40-02013
A. Phillips61-21-20023
Totals 25-6622-2846172478
Big West
TeamConf. W-LTot. W-LRPI Rank
UC Irvine13-328-1075
UC Davis6-911-18281
UC Riverside5-1114-19267
CSNorthridge 5-1110-20280
Cal Poly4-1210-20236

Conference USA
TeamConf. W-LTot. W-LRPI Rank
Middle Tenn.13-525-1078
La. Tech12-623-9122
Old Dominion12-622-13140
Western Ky.8-1018-16158
North Texas7-1112-20295
So. Miss5-138-21315
UT-San Antonio3-155-27347
Other games
Florida St 73 Final
UMass 53
NCASH 63 Final
UConn 73