Southern Miss vs New Mexico State

Southern Miss. 80, New Mexico St. 72

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ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) - LaShay Page scored 22 points, shooting 9 of 12 from the field, to lead Southern Mississippi to an 80-72 victory over New Mexico State on Friday night in the third round of the Great Alaska Shootout.

After trailing the whole way before halftime, the Golden Eagles (4-1) pulled ahead by as many as 10 points late in the second half. They went up for good early in the half when Page hit a jumper to break a tie at 48.

Southern Mississippi advanced to Saturday's championship, where it will face Murray State.

Maurice Bolden added 17 points and Neil Watson 12 for the Golden Eagles while Jonathan Mills came off the bench to pull down a game-high 11 rebounds.

Christian Kabongo led the Aggies (4-1) with 19 points, shooting 15 for 15 from the free-throw line. Wendell McKines added 17 points and Tyrone Watson 10 for New Mexico State.

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Southern Miss Golden Eagles
T. Pelham, F222-40-04054
L. Page, G379-121-231322
M. Bolden, G347-151-161517
A. Johnson, G282-92-52247
R. McGill, G90-10-02140
N. Watson272-68-924412
J. Mills233-53-411219
C. Jenkins203-52-26339
Totals 28-5717-2338142980
 49.1%73.9% 
New Mexico State Aggies
W. McKines, F336-133-552317
T. Watson, F253-64-841210
H. Rahman, C203-30-25026
H. Laroche, G302-84-82558
C. Kabongo, G292-915-1515119
B. Sy232-60-03054
D. Mullings221-20-02012
T. Nephawe121-14-62036
R. Dixon60-00-00010
Totals 20-4830-4426132372
 41.7%68.2% 
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Rice11-723-12168
Marshall10-820-15112
UAB9-917-16198
Western Ky.9-915-17226
UT-San Antonio8-1014-19264
Charlotte7-1113-17243
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So. Miss6-129-22331
FIU3-157-24337
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Troy10-822-15147
Coast. Car.10-820-19183
S. Alabama7-1114-18231
Little Rock6-1215-17244
App. St.4-149-21300
UL-Monroe2-169-24297
 
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