Denver vs Southern Miss

Southern Miss. 61, Denver 50


HATTIESBURG, Miss. (AP) - Dwayne Davis led Southern Mississippi with 22 points as the Golden Eagles picked up a 61-50 victory over Denver Tuesday night in a nonconference matchup.

Davis was backed by Jerrold Brooks, who had 12 points, and Michael Craig, who chipped in seven points, nine rebounds, three assists and three steals for Southern Mississippi (6-0).

The win was the Golden Eagles' 17th consecutive at home - the sixth longest streak in the country - including 24 straight nonconference home games.

Denver (1-4) was paced by Royce O'Neale, who had a career-high in 22 points and five 3-pointers on 11 attempts.

Southern Mississippi led 23-15 at halftime and used a 14-5 run early in the second half to take a 41-24 advantage.

The Golden Eagles shot 50 percent (19 of 38) from the field to Denver's 33.3 percent (18 of 54), and made 19 free throws against the Pioneers' five.

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Denver Pioneers
R. O'Neale, F407-153-362022
C. Udofia, F333-60-02436
C. Hallam, G392-92-26137
B. Olson, G352-100-03236
C. Griffin, G131-30-01142
B. Foeman, F252-50-02255
J. Love, G81-40-11132
M. Byrd, F70-20-00100
N. Engesser, G00-00-01000
Total 18-545-626142150
Southern Miss Golden Eagles
J. Mills, F311-63-37035
M. Craig, G-F273-51-29327
D. Davis, F368-105-561322
J. Brooks, G344-82-320112
R. McGill, G220-12-33212
N. Watson, G271-24-52507
N. Carey, F152-52-33026
C. Jenkins, G80-10-00000
Total 19-3819-2433111261
Summit League
TeamConf. W-LTot. W-LRPI Rank
No. Dak. St.12-423-1092
S. Dak. St.12-424-1190
Oral Roberts10-619-15163
South Dakota9-717-16213
Western Ill.3-138-20328

Conference USA
TeamConf. W-LTot. W-LRPI Rank
La. Tech15-327-958
Old Dominion13-527-846
Western Ky.12-620-12117
Middle Tenn.9-919-17139
UT-San Antonio8-1014-16237
North Texas8-1014-17224
So. Miss4-149-20283
Other games
MINN 77 Final
FSU 68
NCST 72 Final
UNC 59 Final
IND 83
TEXSO 80 Final