Scores

Final

UTEP 39

(14-11, 7-5 C-USA)

Southern Miss 45

(21-6, 10-2 C-USA)

8:00 PM ET, February 20, 2013

Reed Green Coliseum, Hattiesburg, Mississippi

1 2 T
UTEP 22 1739
USM 16 2945

Top Performers

UTEP: M. Moore 12 Pts, 11 Reb, 3 Ast, 3 Stl, 1 Blk

Southern Miss: N. Watson 11 Pts, 6 Reb, 3 Ast

Southern Miss. 45, UTEP 39

Associated Press

HATTIESBURG, Miss. -- Jerrold Brooks scored 11 of his 13 points in the second half as Southern Mississippi rallied to defeat UTEP 45-39 Wednesday night.

Each team posted a season low for points.

The Golden Eagles (21-6, 10-2 Conference USA) have won 10 league games for an unprecedented two consecutive years.

Southern Miss led 10-9 before UTEP closed out the first half on a 13-6 run. The Miners led 27-18 with 16:33 left, then went cold.

UTEP didn't make another field goal until Julian Washburn's jumper with 12:52 left gave the Miners a 29-24 lead. Their next field-goal drought lasted more than 9 minutes, as the Golden Eagles went on a 17-2 spree.

Southern Miss shot 33.3 percent (16 of 48), making 5 of 22 3-pointers, while the Miners shot 30 percent (15 of 50) and were only 4 of 26 from long range.

McKenzie Moore's 12 points led UTEP (14-11, 7-5).

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Team Stat Comparison

 
UTEP
USM
Points 39 45
FG Made-Attempted 15-50 (.300) 16-48 (.333)
3P Made-Attempted 4-26 (.154) 5-22 (.227)
FT Made-Attempted 5-8 (.625) 8-13 (.615)
Fouls (Tech/Flagrant) 15 (0/0) 12 (0/0)
Largest Lead 9 10

2012-13 Season

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