NCAA Game Summary - Southern Miss at DePaul|
(Wednesday, November 13)
Final Score: Southern Miss 75, DePaul 68
Rosemont, IL (SportsNetwork.com) - Michael Craig scored 12 points and pulled
down a game-high eight rebounds as the Southern Miss Golden Eagles pulled out
a 75-68 win over the DePaul Blue Demons as part of the CBE Hall of Fame
Classic at Allstate Arena.
Aaron Brown scored a team-best 13 points for the Golden Eagles (2-0), followed
by Daveon Boardingham and Chip Armelin with 12 and 10 points, respectively.
Brandon Young led the way for the Blue Demons (1-1) with a game-high 23 points
to go along with six rebounds and four steals, while Cleveland Melvin tacked
on 16 points in the setback.
DePaul led by as many as 12 points in the first half, but the team shot just
6-of-14 at the free-throw line in the period, allowing the visitors to battle
back and take a 35-30 lead at the break.
In the second half USM's advantage grew to 11 points with just under 12
minutes remaining, but the team needed 56.5 percent shooting from the floor
and 11-of-14 at the charity stripe in order to pull out the victory.
Southern Miss suffered 15 turnovers, which the Blue Demons traded in for 21
points, but the visitors compensated by connecting on 52.0 percent from the
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