Southern Miss vs Houston

Houston 73, Southern Miss. 71

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HOUSTON (AP) - Johnathon Simmons scored 28 points and Houston went 10 for 10 from the free-throw line in the final 1:07 in a 73-71 victory over Southern Mississippi on Saturday night.

TaShawn Thomas had 11 points and 11 rebounds and Alandise Harris 11 points and seven rebounds for the Cougars (12-13, 4-8 Conference USA), who withstood a 3-point barrage by Neil Watson at the end.

Watson scored 27 points and made three shots from behind the arc in the last eight seconds for the Golden Eagles (22-5, 9-3), who remained tied atop the league standings thanks to Memphis' upset loss against UTEP on Saturday.

Jonathan Mills had 15 points and 14 rebounds for Southern Miss.

Mills layup with 1:35 remaining got the Eagles within 63-62, but Harris sank two shots from the line to begin Houston's string of free throws. Southern Miss missed four straight shots before Watson went on his late tear.

Joseph Young had 10 points for the Cougars.

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Scoreboard
Southern Miss (22-5)274471
Houston (12-13) «383573

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Southern Miss Golden Eagles
J. Mills, F367-111-3141315
L. Page, G381-102-22134
N. Watson, G369-174-624227
A. Johnson, G292-61-21246
M. Bolden, G151-30-01222
C. Jenkins173-40-03008
T. Pelham163-50-01006
D. Dodson131-60-01013
Totals 27-628-1328101571
 43.5%61.5% 
Houston Cougars
A. Harris, F353-75-671111
T. Thomas, F345-81-1111111
J. Young, G353-92-342210
J. Simmons, G3210-187-881128
J. Thompson, G232-42-23357
D. Thibodeaux220-42-22202
L. Gibson101-30-02012
J. Jones70-00-01010
K. Van Slyke21-20-00002
Totals 25-5519-2239101273
 45.5%86.4% 
Conference USA
TeamConf. W-LTot. W-LRPI Rank
Middle Tenn.17-131-535
La. Tech14-423-10117
Old Dominion12-619-12136
UTEP12-615-17222
Rice11-723-12168
Marshall10-820-15112
UAB9-917-16198
Western Ky.9-915-17226
UT-San Antonio8-1014-19264
Charlotte7-1113-17243
FAU6-1210-20282
So. Miss6-129-22331
FIU3-157-24337
North Texas2-168-22339

American Athletic
TeamConf. W-LTot. W-LRPI Rank
SMU17-130-513
Cincinnati16-230-612
Houston12-621-1154
UCF11-724-1269
Memphis9-919-13121
UConn9-916-17119
Tulsa8-1015-17132
Temple7-1116-16135
E. Carolina6-1215-18214
Tulane3-156-25298
So. Florida1-177-23316
 
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DEP 82
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Baylor 56
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