Belhaven vs Southern Miss

Southern Miss. 93, Belhaven 48


HATTIESBURG, Miss. (AP) - Darnell Dodson scored a career-high 24 points off the bench and Southern Mississippi romped past Belhaven 93-48 Tuesday night for the Golden Eagles' seventh straight win.

Dodson shot 10 of 13 from the field for Southern Miss (11-2), which posted its highest point total of the season while outrebounding the NAIA Blazers 51-28.

With the Golden Eagles ahead 5-0, Belhaven scored the next six points to take its only lead at the 16:39 mark.

Southern Miss then held the Blazers, who counted the game as an exhibition, to only two points for nearly 11 minutes while building a 36-8 advantage.

The Golden Eagles led 49-19 at halftime.

Jonathan Mills scored 17 points for Southern Miss, which outshot Belhaven 55.7 percent (34 of 61) to 29.5 percent (18 of 61). Torye Pelham added 13 points and Maurice Bolden and Angelo Johnson 12 apiece.

Daryl Arnold paced the Blazers with 14 points.

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Belhaven Blazers
D. Arnold, F274-116-643214
A. Marshall, F253-90-04056
J. Butts, G281-80-03022
C. Cofield, G253-100-14136
W. Howard, G215-91-151311
B. Smith200-11-20041
D. Pinkston150-10-01000
J. Dawson110-40-03000
M. Hampton110-11-20001
L. Rogers72-40-01005
M. Halford60-22-30012
R. Ozolins40-10-01100
Totals 18-6111-152862048
Southern Miss Golden Eagles
M. Bolden, F235-71-274212
T. Pelham, F215-83-560213
L. Page, G280-42-34212
A. Johnson, G264-81-152112
C. Jenkins, G121-30-03013
D. Dodson2510-132-570224
J. Mills216-115-773217
R. McGill191-30-04022
N. Watson162-34-42618
R. Carlisle50-00-00000
A. Franklin40-10-00010
Totals 34-6118-2751171593

Conference USA
TeamConf. W-LTot. W-LRPI Rank
Middle Tenn.17-131-535
La. Tech14-423-10117
Old Dominion12-619-12136
Western Ky.9-915-17226
UT-San Antonio8-1014-19264
So. Miss6-129-22331
North Texas2-168-22339
Other games
PITT 59 Final
ND 72
Md-E Shr 42 Final
Virginia 69
Wisc 64 Final
Nebraska 40