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.
Mississippi State freshman guard Malik Newman will withdraw from the NBA draft, but sources told ESPN he might explore other opportunities besides returning to Mississippi State.
Seton Hall sophomore Isaiah Whitehead will stay in the NBA draft and not return for his junior season.
Washington State's trio of Josh Hawkinson, Conor Clifford and Ike Iroegbu have withdrawn from the NBA draft and will play their senior season with the Cougars.