Scores

Final

Southern Miss 57

(2-5, 0-4 away)

Sam Houston 61

(6-1, 4-0 home)

    8:00 PM ET, December 7, 2005

    1 2 T
    USM 29 2857
    SHSU 24 3761

    Top Performers

    Southern Miss: J. Singleton 17 Pts, 12 Reb, 7 Ast, 1 Stl

    Sam Houston St: J. Plair 18 Pts, 6 Reb, 9 Ast, 3 Stl

    Sam Houston St. 61, Southern Miss 57

    HUNTSVILLE, Texas (AP) -- Jejuan Plair scored 18 points, including four free throws in the final 33 seconds Wednesday night, to lead Sam Houston State to a 61-57 victory over Southern Mississippi.

    Plair also had nine assists and three steals. Shamir McDaniel and Ryan Bright each added 16 points for Sam Houston State (6-1).

    Sam Houston State took the lead for good when Reggie Rawlins hit a layup to make it 53-51 with 3:40 left. Plair made it 61-57 with a pair of free throws with 14 seconds left.

    Jarekus Singleton came off the bench to lead Southern Miss (2-5) with 17 points and 12 rebounds. Shaun Simpson added 16 points and David Cornwell added 13.

    Southern Miss led 29-24 at the half.

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    Team Stat Comparison

     
    USM
    SHSU
    Points 57 61
    FG Made-Attempted 22-42 (.524) 20-43 (.465)
    3P Made-Attempted 2-9 (.222) 4-11 (.364)
    FT Made-Attempted 11-20 (.550) 17-28 (.607)
    Fouls (Tech/Flagrant) 25 (0/0) 20 (0/0)
    Largest Lead 5 5

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