Byu 40 39 79
Sothrnmiss 29 33 62
Date of game: 3/27/2013

Recap: Southern Miss vs. BYU

Hattiesburg, MS (Sports Network) - Tyler Haws scored a game-high 25 points, leading four players in double figures, as the BYU Cougars cruised to a 79-62 win over the Southern Miss Golden Eagles in the quarterfinals of the NIT at Reed Green Coliseum.

Brock Zylstra accounted for 23 points, 10 rebounds and four assists for the third-seeded Cougars (24-11), shooting 5-of-9 behind the 3-point line along the way. Matt Carlino contributed 15 points, nine dishes and six boards, followed by Brandon Davies who logged a double-double with 12 points and a team-high 13 rebounds in the triumph.

The top-seeded Golden Eagles (27-10) were paced by Daveon Boardingham with 18 points and Jerrold Brooks 13, while Jonathan Mills accounted for a game-high 15 rebounds in the losing cause.

Southern Miss opened the contest on a 5-0 run, but the Cougars returned the favor with an 11-0 scoring run of their own immediately thereafter, the visitors eventually posting a 40-29 lead at the break.

In the second half the BYU defense held the home team to just 33.3 percent shooting from the floor, including 1-of-7 behind the 3-point line, sealing the victory for the Cougars.

The Golden Eagles finished the night hitting only 4-of-17 on the perimeter and 16-of-27 (.593) at the free-throw line.

With the victory the Cougars will now take on Baylor in the semifinals at Madison Square Garden on April 2 after the Bears defeated Providence on Wednesday night, 79-68.

Game Notes

Dorm Report: Defensive breakout candidates

While Jadeveon Clowney, Khalil Mack, Ha Ha Clinton-Dix and the like have moved on to the NFL, there is still plenty of talent on the defensive side of the ball left in college football.

NASCAR News
Indianapolis the next round in Nationwide 'Dash 4 Cash'

Rookie Chase Elliott, who won at Chicagoland, Trevor Bayne, the second-place finisher, and rookie Ty Dillon, placing fifth, are also eligible for the bonus in Saturday's 250-mile race here.

Report: Colts RB Ballard tears Achilles

Indianapolis Colts running back Vick Ballard was carted off the practice field Friday after reportedly tearing his left Achilles tendon.

Angels' Hamilton leaves game

Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim outfielder Josh Hamilton left Friday's game against the Detroit Tigers with a sore left knee.

Latest Sports Photos
Latest Sports Photos
0 Votes
a skydiver was injured when attempting to land in a pre game show at the Lookouts opening game on 4/3/2014

0 Votes
SEC Champions Alabama created by artist Ben Teeter S/N C.O.A. available for the dedicated Alabama fan!

1 Vote
first catch of the season looks like a good year

0 Votes
Gina McLeroy Spring City, TN

0 Votes
Our Son Brandon McLeroy MTSU Football 2011 Gina McLeroy Spring City TN

1 Vote
this is James Howard telling Gracie what to do.

0 Votes
Riverbend fun!

0 Votes
I nees a four letter word for the outside layer of a tree.

0 Votes
Cameron is a rising athlete. He has a God given talent for the game of football. This picture is of him stopping the ball carrier in our game in the ...

1 Vote
Our Lookout Valley 9/10 year old team went to a tournament in Knoxville called The Battle of the Rocky Top. They went throught the tournament undefeated and won the championship ...
Featured Partners
www.eastridgeretirementcenter.com
The newly modeled East Ridge Residence is a must see with its spacious comfortable apartments. Plus, 3 delicious meals daily, geriatric physician, home healthcare services and fun festive activities. Schedule your visit today!
www.ameripriseadvisors.com/james.m.scotchie
Together we can make a confident retirement possible. Simply click to get started with your private wealth advisor. Talk to Jimmy Scotchie, Certified Financial Planner.
www.comcast.com/cable-internet-packages.html
Get started at $79.99 a month for 12 months. Plus, get a $75 VISA® Prepaid card.
 
Supermarket Guru
From The Archives
Scenic City Roots
Through Irish Eyes
Brand News
Prime Mashup
What's Trending
Megan Wise Goes Outside
Stay Connected with WDEF News 12
 
Inergize Digital This site is hosted and managed by Inergize Digital.