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Southern Miss beats Troy; Person hits 300th 3

HATTIESBURG, Miss. (AP) Dominic Magee scored 27 points, Tyree Griffin added a career-high 23 with five assists, and Southern Miss beat Troy 89-71 on Sunday after winning the turnover battle for the ninth time this season.

Troy's Wesley Person scored 20 points with four 3-pointers to become the first player in school history to make 300 career 3-pointers.

Cortez Edwards scored 16 points and the Golden Eagles (5-4) made 13 3-pointers and scored 22 points off of 13 Troy turnovers while committing just seven turnovers. Southern Miss ranks third in the nation behind Hofstra and LSU for fewest turnovers per game (7.3).

Alex Hicks hit a jumper and two free throws and Troy closed within 48-39 early in the second half, but Edwards' jumper sparked a 14-0 run capped by Griffin's 3 and Southern Miss coasted from there. The Golden Eagles led by 25 on free throws by Magee with 9:41 left and shot 65.4 percent from the floor in the half. Person made three 3s in the final 7:10, but Troy trailed by double digits the rest of the way.

Hicks added 13 points and Juan Davis Jr. 10 for Troy (5-5).

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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
12T
away team logo Troy 5-5 314071
home team logo Southern Miss 5-4 385189
Team Stats
away team logo Troy 5-5 72.6 PPG 37 RPG 13.1 APG
home team logo Southern Miss 5-4 72.5 PPG 38 RPG 16.8 APG
Key Players
23
J. Varnado 21.5 PPG 7.8 RPG 2.5 APG 52.6 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
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
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