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NCAA Game Summary - Drexel at Southern Miss



(Friday, January 3rd)

Final Score: Southern Miss 66, Drexel 49

Hattiesburg, MS (SportsNetwork.com) - Michael Craig posted a double-double of 10 points and 11 rebounds as the Southern Miss Golden Eagles topped the Drexel Dragons, 66-49, in a non-conference duel at Reed Green Coliseum.

Aaron Brown added 11 points and Jerrold Brooks and Jeremiah Eason each tallied 10 for Southern Miss (13-2), which has won four straight.

Tavon Allen finished with a game-high 15 points for Drexel (8-5), which has lost three of its last four. Chris Fouch tacked on 13 points but knocked down just 5-of-13 shots from the floor and had four turnovers.

In the first half the Golden Eagles struggled, connecting on just 37 percent of their shots from the floor. Drexel shot a superior 44 percent, but was outscored, 10-2, from the free-throw line to account for a 31-28 deficit at the break.

Southern Miss was even worse after intermission, shooting at a 33.3 percent rate. However, the Golden Eagles also held the Dragons to seven field goals and went 14-of-20 from the free-throw line to pull away for the victory.

The Golden Eagles dominated inside, outscoring Drexel, 28-12, in the paint while holding a 52-24 advantage on the glass.

01/03 22:47:49 ET

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Scoreboard
Local
8th
DUR 2
CHR 0
 
Final
BOS 7
BAL 1
6th
PIT 1
CHC 1
 
Final
DET 2
NYY 1
 
9th
MIL 0
CIN 6
 
5th
CWS 0
CLE 3
 
5th
KAN 1
MIN 1
 
2nd
COL 0
SDP 9
 
10:05pm Tonight
ANA
OAK
10:10pm Tonight
SEA
HOU
3rd
CHI 52
MIL 53
 
10:30pm Tonight
GSW
NOP
3rd
PIT 1
NYR 2
 
2nd
MIN 1
STL 0
 
1st
WIN 0
ANA 0
 
8th
DUR 2
CHR 0