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NCAA Game Summary - Southern Miss at Florida Atlantic



(Sunday, March 2nd)

Final Score: Southern Miss 60, Florida Atlantic 49

Boca Raton, FL (SportsNetwork.com) - Daveon Boardingham scored 24 points to lead the Southern Miss Golden Eagles to a 60-49 victory over the Florida Atlantic Owls in Conference USA action at FAU Arena.

Aaron Brown netted 15 points in support for Southern Miss (25-5, 12-3 C-USA), which is now tied with Middle Tennessee for the top spot in the conference with a game to play.

Justin Raffington netted 14 points and Jackson Trapp and Marquan Botley each chipped in 11 for FAU (10-20, 5-10), which has lost five straight. Tyler Pate chimed in with 10 points.

Southern Miss only connected on 36.4 percent from the floor in the first half, but it hit 13-of-18 at the free-throw line and limited FAU to 28.6 percent shooting, as it claimed a 31-24 halftime advantage.

The Golden Eagles' efforts at the free-throw line carried it once again in the second half, as they made up for a 33.3 percent shooting performance, by sinking 15-of-19 at the charity stripe. FAU had only eight field goals in the final 20 minutes.

Southern Miss outscored FAU, 19-5, off of turnovers.

03/02 18:06:22 ET

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Scoreboard
Local
Final
BUF 2
CAR 0
Final
NYY 4
BAL 5
 
Final
CLE 1
KAN 7
 
Final
WAS 4
NYM 2
Final
TOR 10
SEA 2
Final
DET 4
CWS 3
 
Final
CIN 3
MIL 1
Final
MIA 2
PHI 0
Final
ATL 2
PIT 3
Final
BOS 2
TAM 6
 
7th
TEX 2
HOU 0
 
8th
CHC 3
STL 3
 
7th
MIN 5
ARI 1
 
2nd
OAK 0
ANA 0
 
2nd
SDP 0
COL 0
 
1st
LOS 3
SFG 0
 
Final
BUF 2
CAR 0
Final
CLB 2
PIT 0
Final
MON 3
BOS 2
 
Final
TAM 4
NAS 2
 
Final
TOR 4
PHI 0
3rd
CHI 1
DET 1
 
2nd
VAN 2
SJS 2
 
1st
ANA 0
ARI 2
 
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