Scores

Final

Morehead State 60

(7-4, 3-4 away)

Southern Miss 74

(7-1, 4-0 home)

8:00 PM ET, December 4, 2013

Reed Green Coliseum, Hattiesburg, Mississippi

1 2 T
MORE 25 3560
USM 39 3574

Top Performers

Morehead State: C. Posthumus 16 Pts, 15 Reb, 1 Ast, 2 Blk

Southern Miss: N. Watson 19 Pts, 1 Reb, 5 Ast, 3 Stl

Southern Miss defeats Morehead State 74-60

Associated Press

HATTIESBURG, Miss. -- Neil Watson led four players in double digits, scoring 19 points with five assists as Southern Miss defeated Morehead State 74-60 on Wednesday night.

Michael Craig scored 11 points and had nine rebounds, Chip Armelin had 10 points and Daveon Boardingham came off the bench to put up 12.

The Golden Eagles (7-1) jumped to an 8-0 lead early in the first half and had a 39-25 advantage at the break. Morehead State kept pace with Southern Miss in the second half but could not close the gap.

Both teams sank 46 percent from the field and Southern Miss added 21 of 31 from the line and 3 of 12 from 3-point territory. The Eagles (7-3) went 14 of 29 from the line and had 24 turnovers overall during the contest.

Angelo Warner led the Morehead State scoring with 20 points but also committed a team-high seven turnovers.

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Team Stat Comparison

 
MORE
USM
Points 60 74
FG Made-Attempted 20-43 (.465) 25-54 (.463)
3P Made-Attempted 6-15 (.400) 3-12 (.250)
FT Made-Attempted 14-29 (.483) 21-31 (.677)
Fouls (Tech/Flagrant) 25 (0/0) 24 (0/0)

2013-14 Season

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