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Southern Miss vs UAB

Southern Miss. 79, UAB 75

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BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (AP) - Neil Watson hit each of his six 3-point attempts en route to a season-high 24 points to lift Southern Mississippi over Alabama-Birmingham 79-75 Saturday night for the Golden Eagles' 10th consecutive win.

Southern Miss (18-4, 7-0 Conference USA), which has won 12 of its last 13, shot a season-high 58.8 percent from 3-point range (10 of 17) while making 63.8 percent (30 of 47) from the floor.

Jerrold Brooks added 16 points, including a pair of 3-pointers, while Michael Craig had 16 points and a game-high nine rebounds as Southern Miss won the rebound battle 30-22. Dwayne Davis added 10 points.

UAB (9-13, 1-6) has dropped seven of its past eight games, and was swept in the season series with Southern Miss.

Jordan Swing led the Blazers with 17 points off the bench, and is averaging 19.3 points since being moved to the bench for his past four games.

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Scoreboard
Southern Miss (18-4) «413879
UAB (9-13)334275
 
Southern Miss Golden Eagles
J. Mills, F272-21-27015
D. Davis, F244-100-042510
D. Boardingham, F193-32-40038
N. Watson, G357-74-534324
J. Brooks, G297-120-032216
M. Craig277-112-393316
R. McGill220-00-02010
C. Jenkins130-10-01120
N. Carey20-00-00000
D. Edwin20-10-00100
Totals 30-479-1430132079
 63.8%64.3% 
UAB Blazers
R. Rucker, F321-75-73117
F. Alihodzic, C345-72-271312
R. Williams, G303-56-664114
P. Purifoy, G273-92-222310
T. Jones, G140-30-00420
Q. Taylor345-90-105215
J. Swing266-122-311117
A. Scotland-Williamson30-00-00010
Totals 23-5217-2122181475
 44.2%81% 
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TeamConf. W-LTot. W-L
So. Miss13-329-7
La. Tech13-329-8
Middle Tenn.13-324-9
Tulsa13-321-13
UTEP12-423-11
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Tulane8-817-17
UAB7-918-13
Charlotte7-917-14
FIU7-915-16
North Texas6-1016-16
E. Carolina5-1117-17
FAU5-1110-22
Marshall4-1211-22
UT-San Antonio4-128-22
Rice2-147-23
 
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