Southern Miss vs Rice

Southern Miss. 75, Rice 52

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HOUSTON (AP) - Daveon Boardingham scored 16 points and Michael Craig added 15 points and eight rebounds off the bench as hot-shooting Southern Miss defeated Rice 75-52 on Wednesday night.

Dwayne Davis and Jerrold Brooks had 11 points each for the Eagles (12-4, 1-0 Conference USA), who shot 69.6 percent (32 of 46) from the floor.

Austin Ramljak scored 14 points and Tamir Jackson 13 for the Owls (3-11, 0-1).

Southern Miss scored the contest's first seven points and never trailed. Rice was still within shouting distance, trailing 38-27 early in the second half, but a scoreless stretch of 4:48 by the Owls ended the competitive phase of the game.

Southern Miss outrebounded Rice 32-16 and enjoyed a 46-20 scoring advantage in the paint.

Boardingham had seven rebounds.

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Southern Miss Golden Eagles
D. Boardingham, F236-94-670216
J. Mills, F153-52-21348
N. Watson, G324-50-04429
J. Brooks, G275-70-014011
D. Davis, G245-70-122211
M. Craig257-91-183315
C. Jenkins181-10-03213
R. McGill140-10-03000
N. Carey121-10-01102
D. Edwin80-10-20030
J. Chapman10-00-00000
C. Robbins10-00-00000
Totals 32-467-1232191775
 69.6%58.3% 
Rice Owls
J. DeBose, F334-70-011110
S. Gearhart, F280-52-22322
R. Wilson, F142-30-02134
T. Jackson, G365-133-463113
M. Guercy, G241-60-00123
A. Ramljak265-110-011114
K. Washington251-21-21314
D. Peera80-00-00000
B. Firozgary30-02-20002
E. Franshaw30-10-00000
Totals 18-488-1016131152
 37.5%80% 
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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
 
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