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Southern Miss 68, West Florida 59

HATTIESBURG, Miss. (AP) -- Courtney Beasley scored a career-high
20 points on Tuesday to lead Southern Mississippi to a 68-59 win
over West Florida.

The Golden Eagles (5-7) have won three of their last four games.

The Argos hit four consecutive 3-pointers in the final three
minutes of the opening half, and West Florida (6-3) led 38-31 at
halftime. But Southern Miss regained the lead in the first four
minutes of the second half with an 11-3 run.

West Florida got within five points two times in the second half
but couldn't close the gap.

Jason Forte added 14 points for the Eagles and Kyle Lamonte had
six assists. Beasley added four assists.

Marcus Grant had a double-double for the Argos, with 16 points
and 10 rebounds.