FRISCO, Texas (AP) — Charles Bassey had 10 points and 14 rebounds to lift Western Kentucky to a 70-59 win over Southern Miss in the Conference USA Conference tournament semifinals on...
UTSA seeks revenge on Southern Miss
UTSA (17-13, 11-6) vs. Southern Miss (18-11, 10-7)
Reed Green Coliseum, Hattiesburg, Mississippi; Saturday, 3 p.m. EST
BOTTOM LINE: Southern Miss goes for the season sweep over UTSA...
Draine carries Southern Miss over Old Dominion 59-52
NORFOLK, Va. (AP) — LaDavius Draine had 18 points as Southern Mississippi defeated Old Dominion 59-52 on Wednesday night.
Tyree Griffin had 16 points and eight assists for Southern Miss...
ODU looks for home win vs Southern Miss
Southern Miss (17-11, 9-7) vs. Old Dominion (23-6, 13-3)
Constant Convocation Center, Norfolk, Virginia; Wednesday, 7 p.m. EST
BOTTOM LINE: Old Dominion looks for its fourth straight...
WKU looks to extend streak vs Southern Miss
Southern Miss (17-10, 9-6) vs. Western Kentucky (17-12, 10-6)
E.A. Diddle Arena, Bowling Green, Kentucky; Sunday, 3 p.m. EST
BOTTOM LINE: Western Kentucky looks for its seventh...
Sullivan lifts UAB past Southern Miss 76-72 in OT
HATTIESBURG, Miss. (AP) — Lewis Sullivan scored 17 points, including a 3-pointer with seven seconds left in regulation, and Tavin Lovan had six of his 16 points in overtime to lead UAB to a 76-72...
Southern Miss looks to extend streak vs UAB
UAB (16-11, 8-6) vs. Southern Miss (17-9, 9-5)
Reed Green Coliseum, Hattiesburg, Mississippi; Saturday, 3 p.m. EST
BOTTOM LINE: Southern Miss looks for its seventh straight conference...
Edwards scores 24 to lift Southern Miss over UTSA 78-71
HATTIESBURG, Miss. (AP) — Cortez Edwards had 24 points, nine rebounds and five assists as Southern Miss defeated UTSA 78-71 on Thursday night.
Tyree Griffin had 18 points and six rebounds for Southern Miss (16-9, 8-5 Conference USA), which won its fifth straight game. Leonard Harper-Baker added 14 points and 12 rebounds. LaDavius Draine had seven rebounds for the hosts.
Keaton Wallace had 27 points for the Roadrunners (15-11, 9-4). Jhivvan Jackson added 25 points. Atem Bior had 11 rebounds.
Draine lifts Southern Miss over Louisiana Tech 73-71 in OT
HATTIESBURG, Miss. (AP) — LaDavius Draine scored a career-high 22 points as Southern Miss narrowly beat Louisiana Tech 73-71 in overtime on Saturday. Cortez Edwards added 21 points for the Golden Eagles.
Draine shot 4 for 6 on 3-pointers. Edwards also had 13 rebounds for the Golden Eagles.
Tyree Griffin had 10 points for Southern Miss (15-9, 7-5 Conference USA), which won its fourth consecutive game. Leonard Harper-Baker added nine rebounds.
Edwards, Griffin lead SoMiss over Florida Atlantic 74-72
BOCA RATON, Fla. (AP) — Cortez Edwards had 22 points, six steals and five assists, Tyree Griffin scored 21 points, and Southern Mississippi held off Florida Atlantic 74-72 on Saturday.
Conference USA player of the week Leonard Harper-Baker had 10 points and eight rebounds for Southern Miss (14-9, 6-5). The Golden Eagles shot 58 percent from the field — 70 percent on 2-point tries — in winning their third straight conference game.
Harper-Baker powers Southern Miss past FIU 89-73
MIAMI (AP) — Leonard Harper-Baker scored a career-high 21 points on 10-of-11 shooting and Southern Miss breezed to an 89-73 victory over Florida International on Thursday night.
Southern Mississippi dominates Marshall 101-51
HATTIESBURG, Miss. (AP) — LaDavious Draine had 18 points and Southern Mississippi opened the game with a 31-6 run and never looked back, nearly doubling up Marshall 101-51 on Saturday.
Draine’s 3s subdue S. Mississippi 73-68
HATTIESBURG, Miss. (AP) — LaDavius Draine scored 19 points and his go-ahead 3-pointer with 36 seconds left sent Southern Mississippi past UA 73-68 on Saturday.
Draine made 5 of 8 3-point attempts. He entered the game shooting 45.6 percent from beyond the arc, which ranked No. 4 in Conference USA.
Miller, North Texas beat Southern Miss 65-62
DENTON, Texas (AP) — Michael Miller had 10 points, including the go-ahead layup with 15 seconds left, and eight rebounds to help North Texas beat Southern Miss 65-62 on Saturday night.
The Mean Green (15-1, 3-0 Conference USA), whose only loss came at Oklahoma, have won seven in a row and are off to the best start in program history.
Duruji’s 23 points leads Louisiana Tech in C-USA opener
RUSTON, La. (AP) — Anthony Duruji scored 23 points and grabbed seven rebounds and Louisiana Tech won its seventh straight on Saturday, 71-56 over Southern Miss in the Conference USA season opener for both teams.
JaColby Pemberton had seven boards and hit four of Louisiana Tech's 12 3-pointers in scoring 14 points. Daquan Bracey added 11 points with six assists and the Bulldogs (11-3, 1-0) held Southern Miss to 32 percent shooting to improve to 8-0 at home.
Southern Miss dominates Millsaps 81-47 behind Magee’s 18
HATTIESBURG, Miss. (AP) — Dominic Magee scored 18 points on 8-for-11 shooting, Cortez Edwards added 15 points, and Southern Miss beat Division III Millsaps College 81-47 on Tuesday night.
Tyree Griffin had nine assists, and he and freshman Ladarius Marshall added 10 points apiece for the Golden Eagles, who held the Majors to 31 percent shooting and outscored them 44-24 in the paint.
Southern Miss overwhelms Rust 106-46
HATTIESBURG, Miss. (AP) — Dominic Magee scored 14 points, Tyree Griffin 13 and a dozen Golden Eagles scored in a 106-46 Southern Miss victory over Rust on Sunday.
Tyler Stevenson added 12 points and Ladavius Draine and Ladarius Marshall 10 each for Southern Miss, which shot 66 percent, including 12 of 25 on 3-pointers for 48 percent. The Eagles (6-2) held a 54-12 advantage in points in the paint.
Southern Miss holds off S. Alabama for 71-67 win
HATTIESBURG, Miss. (AP) — Cortez Edwards scored 19 points and Tyree Griffin and Leonard Harper-Baker each scored 18 and Southern Mississippi beat South Alabama 71-67 on Wednesday night.
Southern Miss romps to season-opening win
HATTIESBURG, Miss. (AP) — Dominic Magee hit four 3-pointers on his way to 15 points and Tyler Stevenson also scored 15 to go with seven rebounds to propel Southern Miss to a 111-66 romp over Southeastern Baptist College in a season opener on Tuesday night.
Anfernee Hampton tossed in 14 points, while LaDavius Draine and Tyree Griffin scored 13 and 12, respectively. Cortez Edwards snagged a game-high 10 rebounds to help the Golden Eagles earn a 59-36 advantage on the boards.
FRISCO, Texas (AP) — Cortez Edwards scored 23 points and made a key 3-pointer in overtime to help No. 9 seed Southern Mississippi beat top-seeded Middle Tennessee 71-68 on Thursday in a Conference USA quarterfinal.
Southern Miss outscored the two-time defending champion Blue Raiders 10-7 in the extra period, and will face No. 4 seed Marshall (22-10) in a Friday semifinal game. The Golden Eagles have won two conference tournament games for the first time since 2010.
FRISCO, Texas (AP) — Cortez Edwards scored 29 points with seven rebounds and six assists and Southern Mississippi held on to edge Florida International 69-68 on Wednesday night in the first round of the Conference USA Tournament.
No. 9 seed Southern Miss (15-17) now heads to the quarterfinals against top-seeded Middle Tennessee on Thursday.
Southern Miss holds off Louisiana Tech 72-64
HATTIESBURG, Miss. (AP) — Cortez Edwards scored 21 points with 8-for-10 shooting to lead Southern Miss to a 72-64 win over Louisiana Tech on Saturday.
After taking a 40-17 advantage into the break, Southern Miss (14-17, 7-11 Conference USA) had to scramble in the second half to hold off a Louisiana Tech rally that twice pulled the Bulldogs to within two points in the final three minutes.
Allen sparks UT San Antonio past Southern Miss 64-56
SAN ANTONIO (AP) — Nick Allen scored 14 of his career-high 18 points in the first 4 ½ minutes of the game and added 11 rebounds for his first double-double of the season to lead UT San Antonio to a 64-56 victory over Southern Miss on Thursday night.
Lee’s 20 points, 14 boards lift UAB past Southern Miss 87-69
HATTIESBURG, Miss. (AP) — William Lee scored 20 points and grabbed 14 rebounds to lead UAB to an 87-69 win over Southern Mississippi on Saturday.
Lee was 7 for 9 from the field with three 3-pointers and got nine of his boards on defense. Zack Bryant added 18 points, Lewis Sullivan 15 and Nick Norton 10 for UAB, which shot 63 percent from the field, including 9 for 16 from 3-point range, and dominated the glass 33-23.
Edwards leads Southern Mississippi past Charlotte 72-54
HATTIESBURG, Miss. (AP) — Cortez Edwards scored 12 points, grabbed 10 rebounds, distributed six assists and had five steals and Southern Mississippi cruised to 72-54 win over Charlotte on Saturday night.
Dominic Magee also scored 12 points and LaDavius Draine had 10 for the Golden Eagles (13-13, 6-7 Conference USA).
Old Dominion dials long distance in win over Southern Miss
HATTIESBURG, Miss. (AP) — B.J. Stith made four 3-pointers and scored 19 points with seven rebounds and Old Dominion shot better from outside the 3-point arc than inside it in a 68-63 victory over Southern Mississippi on Thursday night.
Beard scores 23 in FIU’s 76-70 win over Southern Miss
MIAMI (AP) — Brian Beard Jr. scored 23 points with seven rebounds and seven assists and Florida International beat Southern Miss 76-70 on Thursday night.
Griffin, Edwards lift Southern Miss over North Texas 85-78
HATTIESBURG, Miss. (AP) — Tyree Griffin scored a career-high 29 points with five assists and Cortez Edwards had 19 points and 10 rebounds for his second straight double-double as Southern Miss put away North Texas 85-78 Saturday, winning its second straight.
Roosevelt Smart dropped in a 3-pointer that cut the Southern Miss lead to 76-70 with 59.2 seconds on the clock, but D'Angelo Richardson and Edwards combined for six straight free throws and a 10-point lead before the Mean Green scored again.
Southern Miss beats Rice 86-75 behind Magee’s 22
HATTIESBURG, Miss. (AP) — Dominic Magee scored 22 points, Cortez Edwards added 13 points with a career-high 10 assists and six steals, and Southern Miss beat Rice 86-75 on Thursday night to end a two-game skid and win its eighth straight at home.
LaDavius Draine scored 16 points off the bench and Tyree Griffin scored 14 points with six assists for the Golden Eagles (10-10, 3-4 Conference USA), who made 11 3-pointers and 15 of 16 free throws (93.8 percent).
Middle Tennessee breezes past Southern Miss 69-49
MURFREESBORO, Tenn. (AP) — Brandon Walters totaled 19 points and eight rebounds and Giddy Potts added 14 points, seven boards, three assists and two steals to power Middle Tennessee to a 69-49 victory over Southern Mississippi on Saturday.
Holland’s hot shooting leads Southern Miss past UTSA 93-83
HATTIESBURG, Miss. (AP) — Kevin Holland sank every shot he took, including seven 3-pointers, to lead Southern Miss in a 93-83 win over Texas-San Antonio on Saturday.
Holland finished 8 for 8 from the field for a career-high 23 points. Cortez Edwards added 20 points while grabbing 10 rebounds, Dominic Magee had 18 points plus 10 boards, Tyree Griffin scored 16 and D'Angelo Richardson 12 for Southern Miss (9-8, 2-2 Conference USA).
Magee, Griffin help Southern Miss cruise past UTEP 85-75
HATTIESBURG, Miss. (AP) — Dominic Magee and Tyree Griffin combined for 40 points, leading five Southern Miss players in double figures as the Golden Eagles cruised past UTEP 85-75 on Thursday night.
Southern Miss rolls to 75-58 win over William Carey
HATTIESBURG, Miss. (AP) — Cortez Edwards scored 28 points and grabbed 12 rebounds to lead Southern Miss to its fourth straight victory Saturday with a 75-58 win over NAIA program William Carey.
Southern Miss beats Troy; Person hits 300th 3
HATTIESBURG, Miss. (AP) — Dominic Magee scored 27 points, Tyree Griffin added a career-high 23 with five assists, and Southern Miss beat Troy 89-71 on Sunday after winning the turnover battle for the ninth time this season.
Troy's Wesley Person scored 20 points with four 3-pointers to become the first player in school history to make 300 career 3-pointers.
Edwards has career night as Southern Miss beats Rust 109-59
HATTIESBURG, Miss. (AP) — Cortez Edwards went off for a career-best 29 points on 12-for-15 shooting with eight rebounds, five assists and four steals and Southern Miss made 60 percent of its shots to defeat Rust College 109-59 on Sunday, its most points in a game since 2007.
The Golden Eagles (4-4), coming off four road games in six days, shot their way into a double-digit lead after 5:15 had elapsed on a pair of Edwards free throws and built it to 21 by halftime (57-36).
Southern Miss rolls over Blue Mountain 90-46
HATTIESBURG, Miss. (AP) — Tyree Griffin had 17 points and nine assists on Monday night to help Southern Miss beat Blue Mountain 90-46.
Griffin was 7-of-10 shooting, making 2 of 3 from behind the arc. Anfernee Hampton added 16 points with 4-of-6 3-point shooting for the Golden Eagles (2-1). Cortez Edwards scored 13 points and Eddie Davis III had 11.
Southern Miss beats Southern-New Orleans 79-69
HATTIESBURG, Miss. (AP) — Tyree Griffin scored 21 points and grabbed 13 rebounds, both career highs, to lead Southern Miss past NAIA Southern-New Orleans 79-69 in the season opener Friday night.
Dominic Magee added 15 points, and Tim Rowe and Cortez Edwards had 10 each for Southern Miss, which controlled the glass 48-38 and dominated at the free-throw line, hitting 30 of 45 to Southern-New Orleans' 12 for 21.
Evans scores with 1.9 left in OT; Rice beats Southern Miss
HOUSTON (AP) — Egor Koulechov scored 26 points and grabbed 10 rebounds, and Marcus Evans made a layup with 1.9 seconds left in overtime to lift Rice to a 72-71 victory over Southern Mississippi on Thursday night.
Richardson’s buzzer-beating 3 lifts Southern Miss over FIU
HATTIESBURG, Miss. (AP) — D'Angelo Richardson hit a fade away 3-pointer at the buzzer in overtime, and Southern Mississippi overcame a 14-point, second-half deficit to beat Florida International 69-66 on Thursday night.
UTEP gets 7th league win, beats Southern Miss 80-50
EL PASO, Texas (AP) — Dominic Artis nailed six from beyond the arc for 20 points as UTEP rolled to its most dominating conference win this season, drubbing Southern Mississippi 80-50 on Saturday night.
UTEP took a 41-31 lead into the locker room. They started the second half on a 25-9 run to go up 66-40 at the 11:22 mark. The Miners won the second half 39-19.
Southern Miss leaves Marshall behind with a 91-76 win
HATTIESBURG, Miss. (AP) — Quinton Campbell scored 24 points and Cortez Edwards had 16 points and Southern Mississippi ran away from Marshall in the last eight minutes for 91-76 win Thursday night.
John Elmore made 1 of 2 free throws for Marshall with 8:16 to play to bring the Thundering Herd within 66-65. Southern Miss (7-15, 4-6 Conference USA) then outscored Marshall 25-11 to close the game.
Darling scores 20, UAB swamps Southern Miss 87-43
BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (AP) — Freshman Nate Darling came off the bench to hit six 3-pointers and score a career-high 20 points and UAB swamped Southern Mississippi 87-43 on Saturday night.
Javien Williams added 13 points, William Lee added 10 with eight rebounds and Deion Lavender 10 with seven assists for the Blazers (14-8, 7-2 Conference USA), who won their 22nd straight home conference game.
Dixon, Potts power Middle Tennessee to 8-0 record in C-USA
MURFREESBORO, Tenn. (AP) — Tyrik Dixon and Giddy Potts combined to score 40 points and Middle Tennessee defeated Southern Miss 72-56 on Thursday night, pushing its record to 8-0 atop Conference USA.
The freshman Dixon scored a season-best 21 points on 9-for-12 shooting with three 3-pointers, and Potts scored 19 for the Blue Raiders, who haven't lost since falling to Georgia State just before Christmas.
Koulechov, Evans help Rice beat Southern Miss 61-58
HATTIESBURG, Miss. (AP) — Egor Koulechov had 16 points and 13 rebounds, Marcus Evans hit three 3-pointers and finished with 17 points and Rice held on for a 61-58 win over Southern Miss on Saturday.
Chad Lott scored 11 for Rice (13-8, 3-4 Conference USA), which led by as many as 24 in the second half before missing 12 of its final 14 shots.
Stith leads way as Old Dominion edges Southern Miss
NORFOLK, Va. (AP) — BJ Stith scored 14 points including four free throws in the final 35 seconds to help Old Dominion fend off Southern Miss 54-50 on Thursday night.
Campbell scores 24, Southern Miss holds off UTEP 73-65
HATTIESBURG, Miss. (AP) — Quinton Campbell scored a career-high 24 points, grabbed 10 rebounds and had three steals as Southern Mississippi cruised past UTEP 73-65 on Saturday.
Campbell made 8 of 13 shots, including three 3-pointers — including back-to-back treys that pushed the lead to 67-52 with six minutes to play. The double-double is his first this season.
Southern Miss overcomes halftime deficit, blows out UTSA
HATTIESBURG, Miss. (AP) — Khari Price and Quinton Campbell scored 20 points apiece and Southern Mississippi rallied from a six-point halftime deficit to blow out Texas-San Antonio 77-59 on Thursday night.
Price finished 7 of 12 from the field, Campbell 8 of 12, and both hit two 3-pointers. Cortez Edwards added 13 points and 13 rebounds for the Golden Eagles (4-10, 1-1 Conference USA), who shot 50.9 percent while holding the Roadrunners to 38.3 percent.
South Alabama beats Southern Mississippi 78-55
HATTIESBURG, Miss. (AP) — Georgi Boyanov scored 23 points, Shaq Calhoun set career highs with 21 points and 5 of 8 3-pointers, and South Alabama used a big second half to pull away from Southern Mississippi 78-55 on Wednesday night.
Calhoun's 3-pointer put South Alabama up 5-4 and the Jaguars led 37-32 at halftime after he made two free throws.