Southern Miss vs South Alabama

Southern Miss. 67, South Alabama 54


MOBILE, Ala. (AP) - Neil Watson scored 19 points and Maurice Bolden tallied a double-double to lead Southern Mississippi over South Alabama 67-54 on Wednesday night.

Bolden scored 18 points and pulled down 10 boards for the Golden Eagles (6-2), who have won five of their last six. LaShay Page added 10 points for Southern Miss.

The Golden Eagles opened the game on a 13-4 run, but the Jaguars pulled within 13-10 on Freddie Goldstein's jumper with just less than 10 minutes left until halftime. But Watson and Bolden knocked down two 3-pointers apiece to spark a 26-8 run into the locker room.

Southern Miss led the rest of the way despite being outscored 36-28 by South Alabama in the second half.

The Golden Eagles were outrebounded 36-35 by the Jaguars in the contest, but scored 24 points off 16 South Alabama turnovers.

Antione Lundy led the Jaguars (4-3) with 16 points.

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Southern Miss Golden Eagles
T. Pelham, F164-40-02049
M. Bolden, G376-153-3102218
L. Page, G374-120-001112
A. Johnson, G362-52-25826
R. McGill, G311-20-04233
N. Watson265-104-411019
J. Mills150-20-01020
C. Jenkins20-10-01000
Totals 22-519-925141467
South Alabama Jaguars
A. Rubit, F336-101-261213
J. Carter, F262-52-24116
F. Goldstein, G342-110-04645
M. Ammons, G240-72-29022
D. Jones, G203-60-00028
T. Anderson240-10-00300
A. Lundy237-121-261216
W. Wright162-20-03014
Totals 22-546-836121454
Conference USA
TeamConf. W-LTot. W-LRPI Rank
Western Ky.6-014-533
Old Dominion6-115-498
Middle Tenn.5-113-535
North Texas3-310-9193
So. Miss3-410-10210
UT-San Antonio2-49-10282
La. Tech2-511-9139

Sun Belt
TeamConf. W-LTot. W-LRPI Rank
Texas St.6-113-7245
Ga. Southern5-214-6124
Georgia St.5-214-6178
S. Alabama3-310-9242
App. St.3-38-11239
Little Rock2-45-14271
Arkansas St.1-56-13317
Coast. Car.1-67-13266
Other games
Alabama 62 Final
Dayton 74
IUPUI 60 Final
Louisville 90
Colo St 64 Final
Arizona 72 Final
Florida 78
S Hou St 37 Final
Tx A&M 64
GB 42 Final
Wisc 70
XAV 73 Final
Butler 61
STBN 43 Final
Illinois 48