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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Scoreboard
Houston (12-3)153954
Southern Miss (13-4) «363773

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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
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

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
 
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GTOWN 67 Final
SJU 51
MINN 81 Final
IND 88
DUKE 76 Final
NCST 84
NOVA 61 Final
SYR 72
KSU 65 Final
WVU 64
BUTL 79 Final
DAYT 73
UCONN 65 Final
ND 58
ILL 51 Final
WISC 74
FRESNO 45 Final
NMEX 72
USF 38 Final
LOU 64
FLA 74 Final
LSU 52
KAN 60 Final
TXTCH 46
CINCY 68 Final
RUT 58
MIZZ 49 Final
MISS 64
CSU 72 Final
SDSU 79
ARIZ 80 Final
ORST 70
AF 71 Final
UNLV 76