Houston vs Southern Miss

Southern Miss. 73, Houston 54

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HATTIESBURG, Miss. (AP) - Jerrold Brooks scored 16 points and Southern Mississippi used a strong first half to beat Houston 73-54 on Saturday.

Daveon Boardingham finished with 12 points and Norville Carey had 11 for the Golden Eagles (13-4, 2-0 Conference USA), who have won five straight games. Jonathan Mills had 10 rebounds and six points.

With a 17-15 lead, Southern Miss closed the first half with a 19-0 run that was capped by Cedric Jenkins' jumper before heading into halftime with a 36-15 advantage. The Golden Eagles held Houston scoreless for the final 7 minutes of the half.

Jenkins knocked down a jumper with 3:30 left in the second half to give Southern Miss a 71-44 lead - its largest of the game.

Joseph Young scored 14 points shooting 1 of 8 from beyond the arc for the Cougars (12-3, 1-1), who had their seven-game winning streak snapped. TaShawn Thomas had 10 points.

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Houston Cougars
T. Thomas, F315-80-055010
D. House, F300-54-74124
J. Richardson, F101-40-20142
J. Young, G364-125-550114
J. Thompson, G273-40-03008
L. Gibson233-82-69028
J. Stiggers212-101-23016
T. Womack120-30-01300
J. Jones50-10-00000
B. Morris51-10-01012
L. Paye00-10-00000
Totals 19-5712-2236101154
 33.3%54.5% 
Southern Miss Golden Eagles
J. Mills, F243-70-210316
D. Boardingham, F184-64-650312
N. Watson, G314-80-02429
J. Brooks, G277-120-033116
D. Davis, G273-110-06328
C. Jenkins212-61-32305
N. Carey185-61-220211
M. Craig173-60-06346
R. McGill130-30-03230
D. Edwin40-00-02010
C. Robbins00-00-00010
Totals 31-656-1345212073
 47.7%46.2% 
American Athletic
TeamConf. W-LTot. W-LRPI Rank
Temple14-421-1259
SMU13-525-513
Houston12-622-1088
Cincinnati12-622-1148
Tulsa12-620-1258
UConn11-725-1132
Memphis8-1019-15139
UCF6-1212-18219
E. Carolina4-1412-20217
So. Florida4-148-25229
Tulane3-1512-22231

Conference USA
TeamConf. W-LTot. W-LRPI Rank
UAB16-226-783
Middle Tenn.13-525-1078
La. Tech12-623-9122
Old Dominion12-622-13140
Marshall12-617-16128
UTEP10-819-14214
Charlotte9-914-19234
Western Ky.8-1018-16158
FIU7-1113-19270
North Texas7-1112-20295
Rice7-1112-20279
So. Miss5-138-21315
FAU5-138-25300
UT-San Antonio3-155-27347
 
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