East Carolina vs Southern Miss

Southern Miss. 88, East Carolina 69

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HATTIESBURG, Miss. (AP) - Neil Watson scored 26 points and didn't miss all night as Southern Mississippi routed East Carolina 88-69 Saturday.

The Golden Eagles (22-7, 11-3 Conference USA) led 36-31 at halftime, then outscored the Pirates (16-11, 7-7) 52-38 after the break.

Watson's 26 points came on seven 3-pointers without a miss and 5 for 5 at the stripe.

Jonathan Mills recorded a 15-point, 17-rebound double-double for Southern Miss. Six of those rebounds came on the offensive glass. Dwayne Davis added 17 points and Daveon Boardingham 12.

Maurice Kemp led East Carolina with 23 points of 7 of 10 shooting from the field, and 9 of 10 at the stripe. Akeem Richardson scored 15 points off the bench and Miguel Paul chipped in 13.

Southern Miss was 13 of 20 on treys, 29 of 55 (52.7 percent) from the field. The Pirates hit 8 of 22 treys, 23 of 53 overall (43.4 percent).

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Scoreboard
East Carolina (16-11)313869
Southern Miss (22-7) «365288

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East Carolina Pirates
M. Kemp, F347-109-1084223
R. Sampson, F292-72-45036
T. Armstrong, F262-61-13055
M. Paul, G394-122-228213
P. Roberts-Campbell, G311-50-02133
A. Richmond275-111-113215
M. Guilmette132-30-01024
P. Williams10-00-00000
M. Zangari00-00-00010
Totals 23-5415-1823162069
 42.6%83.3% 
Southern Miss Golden Eagles
J. Mills, F336-103-6172415
D. Boardingham, F263-76-731412
D. Davis, G366-132-494317
N. Watson, G367-75-511326
J. Brooks, G263-80-10118
R. McGill192-41-23545
C. Jenkins162-60-03605
N. Carey50-00-23010
J. Chapman10-00-00000
D. Edwin10-00-00000
C. Robbins10-00-00000
Totals 29-5517-2742202088
 52.7%63% 
American Athletic
TeamConf. W-LTot. W-LRPI Rank
SMU17-130-513
Cincinnati16-230-612
Houston12-621-1154
UCF11-724-1269
Memphis9-919-13121
UConn9-916-17119
Tulsa8-1015-17132
Temple7-1116-16135
E. Carolina6-1215-18214
Tulane3-156-25298
So. Florida1-177-23316

Conference USA
TeamConf. W-LTot. W-LRPI Rank
Middle Tenn.17-131-535
La. Tech14-423-10117
Old Dominion12-619-12136
UTEP12-615-17222
Rice11-723-12168
Marshall10-820-15112
UAB9-917-16198
Western Ky.9-915-17226
UT-San Antonio8-1014-19264
Charlotte7-1113-17243
FAU6-1210-20282
So. Miss6-129-22331
FIU3-157-24337
North Texas2-168-22339
 
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