Charlotte vs Southern Miss

Southern Miss rolls past Charlotte 81-64


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HATTIESBURG, Miss. (AP) Jerrold Brooks scored 19 points to lead Southern Miss to its seventh straight win with an 81-64 victory over Charlotte on Sunday.

Jeremiah Eason scored at the 10:18 mark in the first half, sparking a 21-8 run to give Southern Miss a 41-22 halftime lead. Brooks hit a 3-pointer to stretch the lead to 50-30 with 14:36 to play. Michael Craig scored 14 points and grabbed eight rebounds for Southern Miss. Aaron Brown added 13 points and Neil Watson had six assists.

The win keeps Southern Miss (21-3, 8-1 Conference USA) tied with UTEP atop the conference standings, and snaps a 12-game losing streak against Charlotte (14-9, 5-5 Conference USA).

Shawn Lester scored 20 points and had five rebounds to lead Charlotte. Pierria Henry scored 11 points and Willie Clayton added 10 points and five rebounds for the 49ers.

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Scoreboard
Charlotte (14-9)224264
Southern Miss (21-3) «414081

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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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