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...
WKU meets Southern Miss in CUSA semis
Southern Miss (20-11, 12-7) vs. Western Kentucky (19-13, 12-7)
Conference USA Conference Tourney Semifinals, Ford Center at The Star, Frisco, Texas; Friday, 3 p.m. EDT
FRISCO, Texas (AP) — Tyree Griffin had a season-high 23 points as Southern Miss topped Marshall 82-73 in the Conference USA Tournament quarterfinals on Thursday night. LaDavius Draine added 20...
Marshall meets Southern Miss in CUSA quarters
No. 6 seed Marshall (19-13, 12-7) vs. No. 3 seed Southern Miss (19-11, 11-7)
Conference USA Conference Tourney Quarterfinals, Ford Center at The Star, Frisco, Texas; Thursday, 9 p.m....
Griffin lifts Southern Miss over UTSA 81-48
HATTIESBURG, Miss. (AP) — Tyree Griffin tallied 13 points and 11 assists to lift Southern Miss to an 81-48 win over UTSA on Saturday.
Dominic Magee had 19 points and six rebounds for...
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...
BOWLING GREEN, Ky. (AP) — Taveion Hollingsworth had 21 points as Western Kentucky narrowly defeated Southern Miss 76-71 on Sunday.
Josh Anderson had 17 points for Western Kentucky (18-12,...
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...
Draine scores 24 to lift Southern Miss over UTEP 77-47
HATTIESBURG, Miss. (AP) — LaDavius Draine had a career-high 24 points as Southern Miss easily beat UTEP 77-47 on Saturday.
Draine shot 8 for 10 from the floor, including 7 of 9 from behind the arc.
Leonard Harper-Baker had 12 points and nine rebounds for Southern Miss (17-9, 9-5 Conference USA), which earned its sixth straight victory. Tyree Griffin added 12 points and eight assists.
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.
Griffin hits winning 3-pointer for Southern Miss
CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — Tyree Griffin had 10 points with six assists and hit the go-ahead 3-pointer with six seconds remaining and Southern Mississippi defeated Charlotte 63-60 on Thursday night.
After a timeout by the Golden Eagles, Griffin worked the clock down below 10 seconds and let loose from near the top of the circle to give Southern Miss its only points of the final 2½ minutes. Charlotte's long-distance heave as the clock wound down to zero was well off the mark.
Griffin leads Southern Miss over Middle Tennessee 77-70
HATTIESBURG, Miss. (AP) — Tyree Griffin had six of his 21 points in the final 2½ minutes to help Southern Miss hold off Middle Tennessee 77-70, handing the Blue Raiders their 12th consecutive loss on Thursday night.
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.
Adams, Williams help Rice rally past S Mississippi 73-65
HOUSTON (AP) — Ako Adams and Jack Williams combined for 22 of their 28 points in the second half and Rice rallied to defeat Southern Mississippi 73-65 on Thursday.
Williams, who also had 10 rebounds, scored all 12 of his points after halftime to help the Owls (6-9, 1-1 Conference USA) erase a 42-33 deficit. Adams, who had four 3-pointers, had 10 after the break. Chris Mullins and Trey Murphy III also had 12 points.
K-State uses big second-half run to beat Southern Miss 55-51
MANHATTAN, Kan. (AP) — Kamau Stokes scored 18 points, all but two of them in the second half, and Kansas State used a big run out of the locker room to edge Southern Miss 55-51 on Wednesday night.
Barry Brown added 15 points for the Wildcats (8-2), who trailed 31-19 at the break before their 20-2 charge midway through the second half allowed them to seize control.
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.
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.
Gilyard scores 22 to help UTEP beat Southern Miss 73-44
EL PASO, Texas (AP) — Evan Gilyard scored 22 points and UTEP never trailed in its 73-44 win over Southern Miss on Saturday night.
Omega Harris had 18 points and Isiah Osborne added 15 with eight rebounds for UTEP (10-18, 5-11 Conference USA).
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.
Louisiana Tech cruises in 89-66 win over Southern Miss
RUSTON, La. (AP) — Jacobi Boykins was 6 of 10 from 3-point range with 20 points on Saturday night and Louisiana Tech used a big first half to get past Southern Miss 89-66.
Amorie Archibald added 14 points and a career-high-tying 10 assists for the Bulldogs (13-9, 4-5 Conference USA), who led 57-27 at halftime.
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.
Coleby, Thompson spark Western Kentucky to 82-66 win
BOWLING GREEN, Ky. (AP) — Darius Thompson hit the first of his four 3-pointers to spark a 10-0 run early and Western Kentucky cruised from there, defeating Southern Miss 82-66 on Saturday.
The game was 2-2 when Thompson and Taveion Hollingsworth made 3-pointers on consecutive possessions, then Justin Johnson and Dwight Coleby scored on the next two possessions for a 12-2 lead in less than 90 seconds.
Marshall beats Southern Miss 85-66 in Conference USA opener
HUNTINGTON, W.Va. (AP) — Rondale Watson scored 20 points, Ajdin Penava added 18 with 15 rebounds, four assists and four blocks, and Marshall beat Southern Miss 85-66 in Thursday night's Conference USA opener for both teams.
Jon Elmore scored 13 points with 11 assists and eight rebounds, Jarrod West added 15 points with four 3-pointers, and Marshall (10-4) made 10 3s to the Golden Eagles' three and won the rebound battle 47-26.
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.
Oklahoma State Preview Capsule
Last season: 12-20.
Coach: Brad Underwood.
Conference: Big 12.
Who's gone: G Jeff Newberry, G Tyree Griffin.
Who's back: G Jawun Evans, last year's Big 12 Freshman of the Year. He missed the final nine games with a shoulder injury, but he has healed; G Phil Forte. He averaged 15 points per game two seasons ago, and is back after missing most of last season with an elbow injury. F Leyton Hammonds. G Tavarius Shine.