Scores

Final

UTEP 67

(18-14, 10-6 C-USA)

Southern Miss 85

(25-8, 12-4 C-USA)

Coverage: CCSN

4:00 PM ET, March 15, 2013

Bank of Oklahoma Center, Tulsa, Oklahoma

1 2 T
UTEP 31 3667
USM 48 3785

Top Performers

UTEP: C. Cooper 20 Pts, 1 Ast, 1 Stl

Southern Miss: D. Davis 27 Pts, 2 Reb, 1 Ast

Southern Miss. 85, UTEP 67

Associated Press

TULSA, Okla. -- Dwayne Davis scored 27 points and Jonathan Mills had a double-double to lead Southern Mississippi over UTEP 85-67 Friday in a Conference-USA semifinal match.

Davis was 9 of 13 from the field for the game. Mills had 13 points and 10 rebounds for the No. 2 seed Golden Eagles.

Jerrold Brooks scored 13 points. Neil Watson had eight points, seven assists for Southern Mississippi (25-8).

The Golden Eagles never trailed and led 48-31 at halftime. The Golden Eagles shot 58.5 percent from the field for the game. UTEP shot 46.9 percent. The Golden Eagles had the rebounding advantage 29-27.

C.J. Cooper led UTEP (18-14) with 20 points. Julian Washburn had 13 points, and Jacques Streeter added 10 points. McKenzie Moore and John Bohannon had five rebounds apiece for the No. 3 seed Miners.

Southern Mississippi will play No. 20 Memphis in the championship game Saturday.

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Team Stat Comparison

 
UTEP
USM
Points 67 85
FG Made-Attempted 23-49 (.469) 31-53 (.585)
3P Made-Attempted 9-23 (.391) 6-14 (.429)
FT Made-Attempted 12-19 (.632) 17-24 (.708)
Fouls (Tech/Flagrant) 23 (0/0) 17 (0/0)
Largest Lead 0 19

2012-13 Season

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