Scores

Final

Tulane 60

(16-9, 4-6 C-USA)

Southern Miss 71

(19-6, 8-2 C-USA)

8:00 PM ET, February 13, 2013

Reed Green Coliseum, Hattiesburg, Mississippi

1 2 T
TULN 21 3960
USM 31 4071

Top Performers

Tulane: J. Davis 19 Pts, 10 Reb, 2 Ast, 2 Stl, 1 Blk

Southern Miss: D. Davis 21 Pts, 3 Reb, 3 Ast, 1 Stl, 1 Blk

Southern Miss. 71, Tulane 60

Associated Press

HATTIESBURG, Miss. -- Dwayne Davis scored 21 points to lead Southern Mississippi to a 71-60 victory over Tulane in a Conference USA game Wednesday night.

Jerrold Brooks had 14 points for Southern Miss (19-6, 8-2), which had dropped two straight after opening the conference season with seven consecutive victories.

Josh Davis had 19 points and 10 rebounds, and Ben Cherry scored 17 points on 5-for-5 shooting from beyond the arc for the Green Wave (16-9, 4-6), who had won two in a row.

Southern Miss shot 54.3 percent from the field (25 of 46) to Tulane's 44.7 percent (21 of 47).

Southern Miss led 31-21 at halftime and pushed it to 41-25 on Cedric Jenkins' jumper with 14:28 left. Tulane tied it at 44-all midway through the second half and led 55-53 on a jumper by Josh Davis, but the Golden Eagles' 15-3 run made it 68-58 to put the game away.

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Team Stat Comparison

 
TULN
USM
Points 60 71
FG Made-Attempted 21-47 (.447) 25-46 (.543)
3P Made-Attempted 8-19 (.421) 8-21 (.381)
FT Made-Attempted 10-17 (.588) 13-17 (.765)
Fouls (Tech/Flagrant) 18 (0/0) 17 (0/0)
Largest Lead 0 14

2012-13 Season

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