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Southern Miss coasts past Tulane 68-51


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NEW ORLEANS (AP) Matt Bingaya and Aaron Brown each finished with 14 points and six rebounds, pacing Southern Miss past Tulane 68-51 Thursday night to clinch a share of the Conference USA regular-season title.

The Golden Eagles (26-5, 13-3) share the top spot in the standings with Louisiana Tech and Middle Tennessee. They shot 49.1 percent from the field and went 11 of 20 from deep, with Jerrold Brooks hitting four 3-pointers to finish with 12 points.

Tulane (16-15, 8-8) shot 42.9 percent, but went 4 of 16 beyond the arc. Tomas Bruha and Jay Hook each scored 12 points, and Jonathan Stark added 10.

Southern Miss was leading 17-14, but pulled away, closing the first half on a 19-8 run fueled by a pair of Brooks 3-pointers.

Tulane pulled within nine in the second half, but two Neil Watson 3-pointers helped push the Southern Miss lead to 68-49 with 2:02 remaining.

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Conference USA
TeamConf. W-LTot. W-LRPI Rank
Western Ky.7-014-566
La. Tech6-115-5101
UAB6-110-10176
Middle Tenn.5-212-8131
Old Dominion4-315-440
UTEP4-312-7104
UT-San Antonio3-49-9249
Rice3-46-12296
FIU2-39-9212
Charlotte2-58-11150
North Texas2-58-11271
FAU1-48-8238
So. Miss1-66-12294
Marshall1-65-15312

American Athletic
TeamConf. W-LTot. W-LRPI Rank
Tulsa7-014-547
SMU7-116-418
Cincinnati5-214-527
Connecticut4-211-780
Memphis5-312-774
Temple4-313-754
Tulane4-413-7163
UCF2-69-10209
E. Carolina1-58-11269
So. Florida1-67-13217
Houston0-87-12257
 
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MEMP 84 Final
CIN 97
NOVA 77 Final
XAV 70
IOWA 76 Final
MIST 86