Scores

Final

Southern Miss 62

(17-4, 6-0 C-USA)

Tulsa 59

(12-9, 4-3 C-USA)

4:05 PM ET, January 26, 2013

Donald Reynolds Center, Tulsa, Oklahoma

1 2 T
USM 31 3162
TLSA 30 2959

Top Performers

Southern Miss: J. Mills 9 Pts, 11 Reb, 3 Ast, 1 Blk

Tulsa: J. Woodard 13 Pts, 7 Reb, 2 Ast, 4 Stl

Southern Miss. 62, Tulsa 59

Associated Press

TULSA, Okla. -- Dwayne Davis and Jerrold Brooks scored 11 points each, and Jonathan Mills grabbed 11 rebounds as Southern Mississippi won its ninth game in a row, beating Tulsa 62-59 on Saturday.

The Golden Eagles (17-4, 6-0 Conference USA) have won 11 of their last 12. They owned a 44-29 rebounding edge and outscored the Golden Hurricane 24-10 in the paint.

Southern Miss led for the final 12 minutes, but Tulsa pulled within 58-57 on Pat Swilling Jr.'s 3-pointer with 1:48 left. Neil Watson made a free throw with 19 seconds left for the Golden Eagles, and Jonathan Mills made three free throws in the final 8 seconds. Tulsa got off one last shot but missed before the buzzer.

Swilling led Tulsa (12-9, 4-3) with 14 points. James Woodard had 13 points, seven rebounds and four steals, Kauri Black scored 12 and Scottie Haralson added 11 points for the Golden Hurricane.

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Team Stat Comparison

 
USM
TLSA
Points 62 59
FG Made-Attempted 23-59 (.390) 16-46 (.348)
3P Made-Attempted 7-23 (.304) 9-25 (.360)
FT Made-Attempted 9-16 (.563) 18-26 (.692)
Fouls (Tech/Flagrant) 25 (0/0) 18 (0/0)
Largest Lead 11 6

2012-13 Season

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