Texas-El Paso vs Southern Miss

Southern Miss. 85, UTEP 67

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TULSA, Okla. (AP) - Dwayne Davis scored 27 points and Jonathan Mills had a double-double to lead Southern Mississippi over UTEP 85-67 Friday in a Conference-USA semifinal match.

Davis was 9 of 13 from the field for the game. Mills had 13 points and 10 rebounds for the No. 2 seed Golden Eagles.

Jerrold Brooks scored 13 points. Neil Watson had eight points, seven assists for Southern Mississippi (25-8).

The Golden Eagles never trailed and led 48-31 at halftime. The Golden Eagles shot 58.5 percent from the field for the game. UTEP shot 46.9 percent. The Golden Eagles had the rebounding advantage 29-27.

C.J. Cooper led UTEP (18-14) with 20 points. Julian Washburn had 13 points, and Jacques Streeter added 10 points. McKenzie Moore and John Bohannon had five rebounds apiece for the No. 3 seed Miners.

Southern Mississippi will play No. 20 Memphis in the championship game Saturday.

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Scoreboard
Texas-El Paso (18-14)313667
Southern Miss (25-8) «483785
UTEP:C. Cooper 20 Pts
UTEP:J. Bohannon 5 Reb
UTEP:J. Streeter 3 Ast
USM:D. Davis 27 Pts
USM:J. Mills 10 Reb
USM:N. Watson 7 Ast

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PLAYERS OF THE GAME
Texas-El PasoSouthern Miss
UTEP
C.J. Cooper
USM
Dwayne Davis
PtsRebsAstPtsRebsAst
20012721
Texas-El Paso Miners
J. Streeter, G403-62-223210
J. Washburn, G-F315-81-132313
K. Tucker, G242-30-01035
C. Lang, F202-42-44146
J. Bohannon, C182-40-15034
C. Cooper, G336-154-501020
M. Moore, G202-52-25346
M. Moore, F150-00-00000
C. Washburn, F111-41-43143
J. Ragland, G-F20-00-00000
H. Vint, C10-00-00000
T. Tafoya, GDid Not Play
T. Howard, G-FDid Not Play
M. Willms, CDid Not Play
Totals 23-4912-1923112367
 46.9%63.2% 
Southern Miss Golden Eagles
D. Davis, F359-136-621127
J. Brooks, G334-63-413113
J. Mills, F325-113-7101113
D. Boardingham, F184-51-25049
C. Jenkins, G92-40-00104
N. Watson, G383-51-11748
R. McGill, G264-71-26049
N. Carey, F60-22-23012
D. Edwin, G30-00-00010
A. Brown, GDid Not Play
C. Armelin, GDid Not Play
J. Zuppardo, FDid Not Play
C. Robbins, FDid Not Play
J. Chapman, GDid Not Play
M. Craig, G-FDid Not Play
Totals 31-5317-2428131785
 58.5%70.8% 
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FIU8-1016-17217
UT-San Antonio8-1014-16237
North Texas8-1014-17224
Rice8-1012-20248
Charlotte7-1114-18211
Marshall7-1111-21296
So. Miss4-149-20283
FAU2-169-20303
 
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