Southern Miss vs East Carolina

Southern Miss. 86, East Carolina 82

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GREENVILLE, N.C. (AP) - Dwayne Davis scored seven of his 23 points in overtime to help Southern Mississippi reach 20 wins for the fourth consecutive season by defeating East Carolina 86-82 Saturday night.

A jumper by Davis put the Golden Eagles (20-6, 9-2 Conference USA) ahead 80-79 with 1:45 remaining in overtime. He added two free throws on Southern Mississippi's next possession and made 1 of 2 with 15 seconds left after the Pirates (14-10, 5-6) closed it to 83-82 on Robert Sampson's 3-pointer.

Davis' two free throws tied the game at 71 with 28 seconds left in regulation, and it went to overtime when East Carolina's Marshall Guilmette missed a jumper with 3 seconds left.

Neil Watson scored 17 points and Jonathan Mills 14 for Southern Mississippi.

Akeem Richmond scored 25 points and Miguel Paul 22 for East Carolina. Paul also had eight assists, and Sampson had 16 points and 13 rebounds.

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Scoreboard
Southern Miss (20-6) «31401586
East Carolina (14-10)35361182

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Southern Miss Golden Eagles
D. Davis, F367-149-1121123
J. Mills, F357-120-082214
D. Boardingham, F223-73-45059
N. Watson, G435-87-883417
J. Brooks, G324-90-04339
R. McGill282-71-14025
C. Jenkins141-33-42015
N. Carey102-20-21114
D. Edwin50-00-01100
Totals 31-6223-3040111986
 50%76.7% 
East Carolina Pirates
R. Sampson, F426-123-4131316
M. Kemp, F404-111-27649
T. Armstrong, F230-11-20051
M. Paul, G435-157-848522
P. Roberts-Campbell, G202-30-02535
A. Richmond328-151-222125
M. Guilmette161-20-01002
S. Bowden40-10-00000
M. Zangari41-10-00002
P. Williams10-00-00000
Totals 27-6113-1830222182
 44.3%72.2% 
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

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
 
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ND 54 Final
PROV 71
PITT 69 Final
MU 79
UK 58 Final
TENN 88
FLA 83 Final
AUB 52
OKLA 79 Final
OKST 84
PUR 55 Final
IND 83
CSU 89 Final
AF 86
BUTL 68 Final
FORD 63
GONZ 71 Final
SF 61
DUKE 81 Final
MD 83
BAYL 61 Final
KSU 81
ORE 79 Final
WSU 77
MEMP 71 Final
MRSH 59
MIST 73 Final
NEB 64
SYR 76 Final
SETON 65
BOISE 50 Final
NMEX 60
TEXAS 47 Final
KAN 73