HATTIESBURG, Miss. -- Neil Watson led four players in double digits, scoring 19 points with five assists as Southern Miss defeated Morehead State 74-60 on Wednesday night.
The Golden Eagles (7-1) jumped to an 8-0 lead early in the first half and had a 39-25 advantage at the break. Morehead State kept pace with Southern Miss in the second half but could not close the gap.
Both teams sank 46 percent from the field and Southern Miss added 21 of 31 from the line and 3 of 12 from 3-point territory. The Eagles (7-3) went 14 of 29 from the line and had 24 turnovers overall during the contest.
Angelo Warner led the Morehead State scoring with 20 points but also committed a team-high seven turnovers.