Denver vs Southern Miss

Southern Miss. 61, Denver 50

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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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Scoreboard
Denver (1-4)153550
Southern Miss (6-0) «233861

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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
 33.3%83.3% 
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
 50.0%79.2% 
Summit League
TeamConf. W-LTot. W-LRPI Rank
South Dakota12-422-12116
No. Dak. St.11-519-11111
Neb.-Omaha9-718-14138
IPFW8-820-13178
Denver8-816-14211
S. Dak. St.8-818-17155
IUPUI7-914-18218
Western Ill.5-118-20325
Oral Roberts4-128-22292

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
 
Other games
MINN 77 Final
FSU 68
NCST 72 Final
MICH 79
UNC 59 Final
IND 83
TEXSO 80 Final
COLO 85