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Southern Miss vs Rhode Island

Southern Miss defeats Rhode Island 77-64


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KINGSTON, R.I. (AP) Neil Watson and Michael Craig scored 14 points each as Southern Miss defeated Rhode Island 77-64 on Saturday.

The Golden Eagles (12-2) broke open a tight game in the second half and closed on a 13-2 run with Aaron Brown adding 13 points and Jerrold Brooks 11. Craig's 14 points are a season high, and he added 11 rebounds.

Rhode Island (7-6) was led by Xavier Munford and E.C. Matthews with 17 points each - Munford's 11th consecutive game in double figures.

The game was close - tied six times - and neither team led by more than six until Watson capped a run that had the Eagles up 60-48. Southern Miss owned the boards, 37-22, and outscored the Rams 42-18 in the paint.

The Rams came back to 64-62 when Matthews scored with 5:15 remaining, but Southern Miss hit 9 of 10 at the line down the stretch.

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