Southern Miss vs Tulane

Southern Miss. 71, Tulane 66


NEW ORLEANS (AP) - Neil Watson scored four of his 16 points in overtime as Southern Mississippi held off Tulane for a 71-66 Conference USA victory and the Golden Eagles' 11th straight win.

Southern Miss (15-2, 2-0) made 9 of 10 free throws in the extra period. After the Green Wave got to 63-62 with 2:56 left, Watson hit two foul shots and made the only Golden Eagles overtime basket to build a five-point lead.

Southern Miss led by 11 points midway through the second half and still held a 60-53 lead with 3:43 left in regulation before Tulane scored seven straight to tie it.

Maurice Bolden added 15 points for the Golden Eagles.

Southern Miss has won six straight in the series and nine of the last 10.

Jordan Callahan scored 17 points to lead the Green Wave (12-4, 0-2), who have lost four of seven since starting the season 9-0.

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Southern Miss Golden Eagles
T. Pelham, F302-57-840211
M. Bolden, F285-123-422115
L. Page, G410-80-08040
A. Johnson, G292-82-23248
R. McGill, G132-20-01144
N. Watson364-106-625316
J. Mills211-34-87146
C. Jenkins163-50-04017
D. Dodson112-40-01004
Totals 21-5722-2835112371
Tulane Green Wave
J. Davis, F402-72-48246
K. Thomas, F110-00-02110
R. Tarrant, G375-105-551416
J. Callahan, G345-155-623517
K. Timmons, G184-84-420213
T. Drye352-22-26046
T. Rogers322-32-62238
M. Ziegenhagen120-10-00020
L. Nwogbo40-00-01000
B. Cherry20-10-00100
Totals 20-4720-2735102566
Conference USA
TeamConf. W-LTot. W-LRPI Rank
Middle Tenn.17-131-535
La. Tech14-423-10117
Old Dominion12-619-12136
Western Ky.9-915-17226
UT-San Antonio8-1014-19264
So. Miss6-129-22331
North Texas2-168-22339
Other games
Florida 56 Final
Tenn 67
GTOWN 62 Final
W Virg 74
DUKE 81 Final
GT 74
Missouri 59 Final
K-State 75
Baylor 73 Final
DART 47 Final
Kansas 72 Final
Oklahoma 61
BC 60 Final
NC 83
Ohio St 76 Final
Iowa 47
MU 66 Final
Syracuse 73
SC 64 Final
Kentucky 79
ND 67 Final
Louisville 65
Miami-FL 51 Final
Virginia 52
UConn 60 Final
RUT 67
SACL 60 Final
MRST 87 Final
Aus Peay 75
Miss St 88 Final
Arkansas 98