Scores

Final

Alcorn State 61

(1-7, 0-5 away)

Southern Miss 82

(6-2, 4-2 home)

    8:30 PM ET, December 11, 2004

    Reed Green Coliseum, Hattiesburg, Mississippi

    1 2 T
    ALCN 23 3861
    USM 45 3782

    Top Performers

    Alcorn St: A. Jackson 15 Pts, 4 Reb, 1 Ast, 1 Blk

    Southern Miss: J. Johnson 23 Pts, 10 Reb, 1 Ast, 1 Stl, 1 Blk

    Southern Miss 82, Alcorn State 61

    HATTIESBURG, Miss. (AP) -- Jasper Johnson had 23 points and 10 rebounds, Michael Ford added 19 and Southern Mississippi routed Alcorn State 82-61 on Saturday night.

    Johnson scored 17 points in the first half and had his fifth career double-double for the Golden Eagles (6-2), who won their third straight.

    Southern Miss took command with a 15-0 run in the game's opening moments, added a 9-0 spurt later in the first half and led by as many as 28.

    The Golden Eagles shot better than 48 percent (17-for-35) from the field in the half and held Alcorn State to 31.8 percent shooting (7-of-22).

    Jason Forte had 16 points and Dante Stiggers added 11 for Southern Miss, which beat the Braves for the eighth straight time and is 8-1 all-time against Alcorn State.

    Almaad Jackson led Alcorn State (1-7) with 15 points, and DeAndre Jones added 12.

    Alcorn State has lost two straight.

    Southern Miss led 45-23 at halftime.

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    Team Stat Comparison

     
    ALCN
    USM
    Points 61 82
    FG Made-Attempted 22-61 (.361) 28-61 (.459)
    3P Made-Attempted 4-18 (.222) 5-17 (.294)
    FT Made-Attempted 13-20 (.650) 21-30 (.700)
    Fouls (Tech/Flagrant) 21 (0/0) 19 (0/0)
    Largest Lead 0 35

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