Texas-El Paso vs Southern Miss

Southern Miss. 45, UTEP 39

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HATTIESBURG, Miss. (AP) - Jerrold Brooks scored 11 of his 13 points in the second half as Southern Mississippi rallied to defeat UTEP 45-39 Wednesday night.

Each team posted a season low for points.

The Golden Eagles (21-6, 10-2 Conference USA) have won 10 league games for an unprecedented two consecutive years.

Southern Miss led 10-9 before UTEP closed out the first half on a 13-6 run. The Miners led 27-18 with 16:33 left, then went cold.

UTEP didn't make another field goal until Julian Washburn's jumper with 12:52 left gave the Miners a 29-24 lead. Their next field-goal drought lasted more than 9 minutes, as the Golden Eagles went on a 17-2 spree.

Southern Miss shot 33.3 percent (16 of 48), making 5 of 22 3-pointers, while the Miners shot 30 percent (15 of 50) and were only 4 of 26 from long range.

McKenzie Moore's 12 points led UTEP (14-11, 7-5).

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Scoreboard
Texas-El Paso (14-11)221739
Southern Miss (21-6) «162945

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Texas-El Paso Miners
J. Washburn, F393-90-05106
C. Lang, F262-21-28045
K. Tucker, G352-110-01115
M. Moore, G345-151-2113412
J. Streeter, G332-81-21337
J. Bohannon161-32-22124
C. Cooper150-20-00110
C. Washburn20-00-01000
Totals 15-505-833101539
 30%62.5% 
Southern Miss Golden Eagles
J. Mills, F322-60-07054
D. Boardingham, F282-34-78028
J. Brooks, G335-140-031013
N. Watson, G313-83-463311
D. Davis, G303-130-04216
R. McGill220-11-23101
C. Jenkins150-20-01000
N. Carey91-10-03012
Totals 16-488-133671245
 33.3%61.5% 
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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