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South Alabama beats Southern Mississippi 78-55

HATTIESBURG, Miss. (AP) Georgi Boyanov scored 23 points, Shaq Calhoun set career highs with 21 points and 5 of 8 3-pointers, and South Alabama used a big second half to pull away from Southern Mississippi 78-55 on Wednesday night.

Calhoun's 3-pointer put South Alabama up 5-4 and the Jaguars led 37-32 at halftime after he made two free throws.

Don MuepoKelly's dunk capped a 12-0 run and the Jaguars led 57-37 in the second half. Josh Ajayi's jumper sparked a 12-5 run and South Alabama led 76-55 after Ken Williams' layup with 1:56 left to play.

The Jaguars (6-1) shot 11 of 27 from beyond the arc (40.7 percent) and 43.5 percent from the floor (27 of 62), but turned the ball over 19 times.

MuepoKelly scored 10 points and blocked two shots.

Cortez Edwards scored a career-high 15 points, Tim Rowe added 12 and Quinton Campbell had 10 for the Golden Eagles (3-2). Eddie Davis III grabbed 10 rebounds.

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Key Players
Min. Per Game
Pts. Per Game
Ast. Per Game
Reb. Per Game
Field Goal %
Three Point %
Free Throw %
Team Stats
Points 0 0
Field Goals 0-0 (0.0%) 0-0 (0.0%)
3-Pointers 0-0 (0.0%) 0-0 (0.0%)
Free Throws 0-0 (0.0%) 0-0 (0.0%)
Total Rebounds 0 0
Offensive 0 0
Defensive 0 0
Team 0 0
Assists 0 0
Steals 0 0
Blocks 0 0
Turnovers 0 0
Fouls 0 0
Technicals 0 0
Team Stats
away team logo South Alabama 17-17 72.9 PPG 35 RPG 13.9 APG
home team logo Southern Miss 20-13 72.5 PPG 38 RPG 16.8 APG
Key Players
33
J. Ajayi 16.4 PPG 7.4 RPG 1.6 APG 56.0 FG%
55
T. Griffin 13.8 PPG 3.4 RPG 7.1 APG 43.5 FG%
Top Scorers
PTS REB AST
PTS REB AST
0 FG% 0
0 3PT FG% 0
0 FT% 0
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Starters
Starters PTS REB AST FG 3PT FT PF MIN STL BLK TO OREB DREB
Bench
Bench PTS REB AST FG 3PT FT PF MIN STL BLK TO OREB DREB
Starters
Starters PTS REB AST FG 3PT FT PF MIN STL BLK TO OREB DREB
Starters
Starters PTS REB AST FG 3PT FT PF MIN STL BLK TO OREB DREB
Bench
Bench PTS REB AST FG 3PT FT PF MIN STL BLK TO OREB DREB