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NCAA Game Summary - Rice at Southern Miss



(Thursday, January 16th)

Final Score: Southern Miss 84, Rice 62

Hattiesburg, MI (SportsNetwork.com) - Michael Craig had 16 points and seven rebounds as the Southern Miss Golden Eagles handedly beat the Rice Owls, 84-62, in a Conference USA matchup at Reed Green Coliseum.

Aaron Brown registered 15 points and eight rebounds for the Golden Eagles (15-3, 2-1 C-USA), who have won six of their last seven contests. Neil Watson tallied 12 points and six assists, and Chip Armelin and Daveon Boardingham each had 10 points.

Max Guercy paced the Owls (5-11, 0-3) with 15 points. Austin Ramljak added 14 points and Sean Obi had five boards. Rice extended its losing streak to six games.

Southern Miss shot 44 percent from the floor in the first half and led 34-28 going into the half. The Owls made 40.7 percent of their field goal attempts in the half, including 6-of-18 from beyond the arc.

The Golden Eagles were on fire in the second period, draining 58.6 percent of their field goal tries, including 9-of-13 from 3-point range, which allowed them to coast to the win. Southern Miss had a 14-3 run to close out the game.

Southern Miss dominated on the glass, holding a 43-20 rebounding advantage, and made 18 free-throw attempts to Rice's two.

01/16 23:15:57 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
Final
MEM 97
SAC 83
Final
MIN 84
UTA 104
3rd
POR 72
PHO 53
 
Final
LOYC 65
LAMON 58
Final
MON 3
TAM 5
Final
STL 1
VAN 4
Final
DAL 3
CAL 5
 
Final
CHI 4
LOS 1
3rd
COL 1
EDM 4
 
2nd
ARI 1
BUF 1