Southern Miss vs Tulane

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
Middle Tenn.14-124-431
La. Tech12-320-8121
Old Dominion9-516-10136
UTEP9-511-15257
Rice8-618-9184
Marshall8-615-12125
UAB8-715-13181
Western Ky.7-713-14217
UT-San Antonio6-811-16299
Charlotte5-911-14233
FAU5-99-16288
So. Miss5-108-19336
North Texas2-128-18332
FIU2-126-21340

American Athletic
TeamConf. W-LTot. W-LRPI Rank
SMU14-124-416
Cincinnati13-124-314
Houston9-518-861
UConn9-514-12103
Memphis8-618-9111
UCF8-717-10102
Tulsa6-812-14115
Temple5-1014-14105
E. Carolina4-1012-15232
Tulane2-125-21269
So. Florida1-147-19295
 
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