Scores

Final

UC Irvine 65

(3-2, 0-1 away)

Southern Miss 69

(4-0, 1-0 home)

    6:00 PM ET, November 20, 2012

    1 2 T
    UCI 30 3565
    USM 31 3869

    Top Performers

    UC Irvine: M. Wilder 16 Pts, 4 Reb, 3 Ast

    Southern Miss: M. Craig 21 Pts, 8 Reb, 3 Ast, 1 Stl

    Southern Miss. 69, UC Irvine 65

    Associated Press

    HUNTSVILLE, Texas -- Michael Craig scored 21 points and Jonathan Mills scored 14 to lead Southern Mississippi past UC Irvine 69-65 in the Progressive Legends Classic Tuesday.

    Craig also grabbed eight rebounds for the Golden Eagles (4-0), who outrebounded UC Irvine 35-20 in the game played at Sam Houston State University.

    Michael Wilder led the Anteaters (3-2) with 16 points while Alex Young had 11 points and eight rebounds.

    UC Irvine stayed close by hitting 9 of 21 from 3-point range, led by Wilder who was 4 for 7. But the Golden Eagles went 20 for 23 from the free-throw line to hang on.

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    Team Stat Comparison

     
    UCI
    USM
    Points 65 69
    FG Made-Attempted 22-44 (.500) 23-52 (.442)
    3P Made-Attempted 9-21 (.429) 3-13 (.231)
    FT Made-Attempted 12-14 (.857) 20-23 (.870)
    Fouls (Tech/Flagrant) 16 (0/0) 18 (0/0)
    Largest Lead 8 8

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