Scores

Final

Southern Miss 75

(17-3, 4-1 C-USA)

Old Dominion 60

(9-10, 3-1 C-USA)

    7:00 PM ET, January 23, 2014

    Constant Convocation Center, Norfolk, Virginia

    1 2 T
    USM 35 4075
    ODU 32 2860

    Top Performers

    Southern Miss: N. Watson 28 Pts, 4 Ast, 3 Stl

    Old Dominion: R. Ross 11 Pts, 9 Reb, 2 Stl, 3 Blk

    Southern Miss downs Old Dominion 75-60

    Associated Press

    NORFOLK, Va. -- Neil Watson scored 28 points Thursday, including 6 of 7 from beyond the arc, and Southern Mississippi beat Conference USA leader Old Dominion 75-60 with a second-half surge.

    Jerrold Brooks scored 18 for Southern Miss (17-3, 4-1) and Michael Craig had 11.

    Old Dominion (9-10, 3-1) jumped to a 10-5 lead on a trey by Aaron Bacote, but Southern Miss tied it at 20 on a dunk by Craig and pulled away on a 7-0 run. The Monarchs tied it at 32, but Craig hit a 3-pointer, giving Southern Miss a 35-32 halftime lead.

    Richard Ross tied it at 37 in the second half with a dunk, and Keenan Palmore put the Monarchs up 52-51 on a layup, but Watson's trey at 8:32 gave the Golden Eagles a 54-52 lead and they pulled away.

    Bacote led the Monarchs with 19, Ross scored 11, and Palmore added 10.

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    Team Stat Comparison

     
    USM
    ODU
    Points 75 60
    FG Made-Attempted 23-52 (.442) 20-48 (.417)
    3P Made-Attempted 12-21 (.571) 7-20 (.350)
    FT Made-Attempted 17-19 (.895) 13-21 (.619)
    Fouls (Tech/Flagrant) 21 (0/0) 13 (0/0)

    2013-14 Season

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