NCAA Game Summary - Southern Miss at SMU|
(Wednesday, January 16)
Final Score: Southern Miss 74, SMU 70
Dallas, TX (Sports Network) - Dwayne Davis scored 17 points, leading the
Southern Miss Golden Eagles over the SMU Mustangs, 74-70, in a Conference USA
showdown at the Moody Coliseum.
Davis was 6-of-10 from the floor, as well as 4-of-6 from beyond the arc,
for the Golden Eagles (14-4, 3-0 C-USA), who won their sixth game in a row.
Rashard McGill (14 points), Cedric Jenkins (10 points), and Jerrold Brooks (10
points) all added significant performances while Jonathan Mills led the team
with nine rebounds.
Jalen Jones recorded a double-double with 20 points and 12 rebounds for the
Mustangs (11-8, 1-3), who have lost four of their last five. Shawn Williams
(17 points), Ryan Manuel (14 points), and Nick Russell (11 points, six
rebounds) were the three other Mustangs in double-figures.
SMU led 32-26 at the break after holding the Golden Eagles to 32,4 percent
shooting from the floor in the first half.
Southern Miss started off the second half with a 20-6 run and outscored the
Mustangs 48-38 in the period. After taking the lead the Golden Eagles never
gave it back and were able to fight off SMU until the final buzzer.
The Golden Eagles' bench supplied 27 points compared to only six from the
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