Scores

Final

UC Irvine 67

(0-4, 0-2 away)

Southern Miss 78

(3-1, 1-0 home)

    Coverage: FOXCS

    12:30 AM ET, November 25, 2011

    Sullivan Arena, Anchorage, Alaska

    1 2 T
    UCI 24 4367
    USM 30 4878

    Top Performers

    UC Irvine: C. McNealy 15 Pts, 11 Reb, 3 Ast, 3 Stl

    Southern Miss: T. Pelham 17 Pts, 8 Reb, 1 Ast, 1 Stl, 1 Blk

    Southern Miss. 78, UC Irvine 67

    Associated Press

    ANCHORAGE, Alaska -- Torye Pelham scored 17 points and Maurice Bolden had a double-double Thursday night to lead Southern Miss past UC Irvine 78-67 in the Great Alaska Shootout.

    Bolden had 14 points and 10 rebounds, LaShay Page scored 15 points, and Neil Watson had 10 points and nine assists for the Golden Eagles (3-1).

    Daman Starring and Chris McNealy led the Anteaters (0-4) with 15 points apiece. Aaron Wright scored 13 and Michael Wilder 11. McNealy had 11 rebounds.

    The Golden Eagles, who won their second in a row, will play New Mexico State in the semifinals Friday. UC Irvine will face Central Michigan in the consolation round.

    Southern Miss outrebounded UC Irvine 46-39.

    The Golden Eagles sprinted ahead 12-3 and never trailed.

    Starring and Pelham staged a first-half shootout, each scoring 12 points, as Southern Miss grabbed a 30-24 edge at the break.

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    Team Stat Comparison

     
    UCI
    USM
    Points 67 78
    FG Made-Attempted 21-58 (.362) 25-66 (.379)
    3P Made-Attempted 6-17 (.353) 6-19 (.316)
    FT Made-Attempted 19-26 (.731) 22-28 (.786)
    Fouls (Tech/Flagrant) 27 (0/0) 24 (0/0)
    Largest Lead 0 15

    2011-12 Season

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