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NCAA Game Summary - Southern Miss at South Alabama



(Friday, November 22)

Final Score: Southern Miss 66, South Alabama 59

Mobile, AL (SportsNetwork.com) - Neil Watson scored 17 points to lead the Southern Miss Golden Eagles over the South Alabama Jaguars, 66-59, as part of the CBE Hall of Fame Classic at the Mitchell Center.

Watson knocked down a trio of 3-pointers for the Golden Eagles (4-0) who remain undefeated. Aaron Brown added 17 points and five rebounds while hitting 8-of-11 free-throw attempts. Jerrold Brooks managed 13 points, while Michael Craig contributed 10 points and eight rebounds.

The Jaguars (2-2) were led by Augustine Rubit who scored 17 points and pulled down five rebounds. Antoine Allen contributed 14 points while making four 3- pointers, but he also had five turnovers.

South Alabama shot an impressive 57.1 percent from the floor in the first half and took a 37-31 lead into intermission.

Although the Golden Eagles shot just 31.8 percent from the field in the second half, their defensive effort held the Jaguars to just 28.6 percent shooting while USM took advantage of its opportunities at the free-throw line, hitting 17-of-23 attempts. Southern Miss outscored South Alabama 35-22 in the second half and escaped with the seven-point victory.

USA suffered 15 turnovers and shot only 16-of-25 at the charity stripe on the night.

11/23 00:31:15 ET

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Scoreboard
Local
Final
CHA 104
BOS 116
Final
DET 2
ATL 4
Final
TAM 6
BAL 6
Final
PIT 18
PHI 4
Final
STL 6
WAS 2
Final
NYM 7
MIA 1
Final
CWS 1
CLE 4
Final
OAK 11
COL 2
Final
TEX 7
KAN 11
Final
SEA 5
ANA 3
Final
CIN 3
SDP 6
Final
CHC 8
SFG 5
Final
ARI 2
LOS 4
Final
HOU 4
TOR 7
Final
BOS 14
MIN 2
 
Final
CHA 104
BOS 116
Final
PHI 111
LAL 113
Final
TOR 99
HOU 96
Final
ATL 101
MIL 88
4th
MEM 91
SAC 79
 
4th
MIN 84
UTA 104
 
1st
POR 16
PHO 17
 
Final
LOYC 65
LAMON 58
Final
MON 3
TAM 5
3rd
STL 1
VAN 3
 
2nd Intermission
DAL 2
CAL 4
 
2nd Intermission
CHI 3
LOS 1
 
2nd
COL 1
EDM 1
 
1st
ARI 1
BUF 0