Sothrnmiss 32 43 75
Rice 22 30 52
Date of game: 1/9/2013

Recap: Rice vs. Southern Miss

Houston, TX (Sports Network) - Daveon Boardingham led the way with 16 points as the Southern Miss Golden Eagles dismissed the Rice Owls, 75-52, in each team's Conference USA opener at Tudor Fieldhouse.

Michael Craig came off the bench to tally 15 points and eight rebounds for Southern Miss (12-4, 1-0 C-USA), which has won four in a row. Dwayne Davis and Jerrold Brooks put up 11 points apiece for the visiting team.

For Rice (3-11, 0-1), Austin Ramljak drained 4-of-9 from 3-point range on his way to 14 points. Tamir Jackson recorded 13 points and six rebounds, and Julian DeBose netted 10 in the Owls' fourth straight loss.

Southern Miss shot a lofty 61.9 percent from the field in the first half, while holding the Owls to just 28 percent shooting, as it went into halftime with a 32-22 advantage.

The Eagles actually improved their shooting to an astounding 76 percent after the break as they cruised to the 23-point victory. They made good on 69.6 percent of their field goal attempts on the night.

Southern Miss doubled up Rice on the boards, 32-16, and it outscored the Owls in the paint, 46-20.

Game Notes

NASCAR News
Chip Ganassi Racing claims sixth win in Rolex 24 at Daytona

IndyCar Series drivers Scott Dixon and Tony Kanaan as well as NASCAR Sprint Cup Series competitors Jamie McMurray and Kyle Larson gave Chip Ganassi Racing the victory in Sunday's 53rd running of the Rolex 24 at Daytona.

Report: Josh Gordon facing 1-year suspension

Troubled Cleveland Browns wide receiver Josh Gordon is in hot water with the NFL once again after reportedly failing a test for alcohol, which could trigger a suspension for the entire 2015 season.

Tigers avoid arbitration with Alburquerque

Detroit, MI (SportsNetwork.com) - The Detroit Tigers and pitcher Al Alburquerque have agreed to a one-year contract, avoiding salary arbitration.

Hornets' Williams has concussion, Biyombo bone bruise

Charlotte Hornets forward Marvin Williams has been diagnosed with a concussion and a broken nose, and center Bismack Biyombo has a bone bruise in his right knee, the team announced Monday.

Stay Connected with WDEF News 12
 
Inergize Digital This site is hosted and managed by Inergize Digital.