Sothrnmiss 26 48 74
Smu 32 38 70
Date of game: 1/16/2013

Recap: SMU vs. Southern Miss

Dallas, TX (Sports Network) - Dwayne Davis scored 17 points, leading the Southern Miss Golden Eagles over the SMU Mustangs, 74-70, in a Conference USA showdown at the Moody Coliseum.

Davis was 6-of-10 from the floor, as well as 4-of-6 from beyond the arc, for the Golden Eagles (14-4, 3-0 C-USA), who won their sixth game in a row. Rashard McGill (14 points), Cedric Jenkins (10 points), and Jerrold Brooks (10 points) all added significant performances while Jonathan Mills led the team with nine rebounds.

Jalen Jones recorded a double-double with 20 points and 12 rebounds for the Mustangs (11-8, 1-3), who have lost four of their last five. Shawn Williams (17 points), Ryan Manuel (14 points), and Nick Russell (11 points, six rebounds) were the three other Mustangs in double-figures.

SMU led 32-26 at the break after holding the Golden Eagles to 32,4 percent shooting from the floor in the first half.

Southern Miss started off the second half with a 20-6 run and outscored the Mustangs 48-38 in the period. After taking the lead the Golden Eagles never gave it back and were able to fight off SMU until the final buzzer.

The Golden Eagles' bench supplied 27 points compared to only six from the Mustangs' reserves.

Game Notes

Two ex-Vandy football players convicted of rape

Nashville, TN (Sports Network) - A jury has found two former Vanderbilt football players guilty on all counts for their participation in an on-campus rape during June of 2013.

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.

Marlins finalize deal with Ichiro

The Miami Marlins officially announced the signing of 10-time All-Star Ichiro Suzuki to a one-year contract on Tuesday.

LaVine, Antetokounmpo among Slam Dunk Contest participants

Minnesota Timberwolves rookie guard Zach LaVine and Milwaukee Bucks forward Giannis Antetokounmpo highlight a field of four players selected to participate in the 2015 Sprite Slam Dunk Contest.

Blues ship Lapierre to Penguins

In a move made to accommodate two players in need of new surroundings, the St. Louis Blues sent forward Maxim Lapierre to the Pittsburgh Penguins in exchange for forward Marcel Goc.

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