HATTIESBURG, Miss. -- Jerrold Brooks netted 20 points as Southern Mississippi rolled over Marshall 102-46 for its largest ever Conference USA win Wednesday night.
The Golden Eagles (16-4, 5-0) also had their largest offensive output since joining the conference and tied a school record with their 23rd consecutive home victory, a feat not accomplished since 1949-51.
Marshall (9-10, 2-2) got 16 points from Elijah Pittman as it fell to 0-6 on the road this year. DeAndre Kane, who entered tops in C-USA and fifth nationally with 7.6 assists per game, had just two helpers and 11 turnovers.
Southern Miss entered making a conference best 38.4 percent of its 3-pointers and drained 11 of 20 Wednesday.
Maryland point guard Melo Trimble, considered a lock to leave the program before struggling in the second half last season, has withdrawn from the NBA draft and will return for his junior season.
Louisville's Chinanu Onuaku, who recently underwent a medical procedure to correct a heart rhythm issue detected during the combine, will keep his name in the NBA draft pool.
Andrew White III will return to the Nebraska men's basketball team next season after removing his name from the NBA draft.
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