Scores

Final

Southern Miss 58

(20-12, 8-8 C-USA)

UAB 44

(23-8, 11-5 C-USA)

    3:30 PM ET, March 11, 2010

    Bank of Oklahoma Center, Tulsa, Oklahoma

    1 2 T
    USM 32 2658
    UAB 17 2744

    Top Performers

    Southern Miss: G. Flowers 14 Pts, 11 Reb, 1 Ast, 4 Blk

    UAB: J. Sanders 10 Pts, 4 Ast, 1 Stl

    Southern Miss. 58, UAB 44

    Associated Press

    TULSA, Okla. -- Angelo Johnson scored 17 points and No. 6 seed Southern Mississippi defeated third-seeded UAB 58-44 Thursday, the second upset in the quarterfinals of the Conference USA tournament.

    Gary Flowers scored 14 points and R.L. Horton had 12 for the Golden Eagles (20-12), who will play No. 7 seed Houston in the semifinals Friday. Houston knocked off No. 2 seed Memphis earlier in the day.

    Jamarr Sanders scored 10 points to lead the Blazers (23-8), who fell behind 16-2 in the first five minutes and never recovered.

    UAB, which was ranked in the Top 25 earlier this season, shot only 39.1 percent from the field and made only 4-of-15 free throws.

    Southern Miss was worse from the field, shooting 33.3 percent, but hit 25-of-30 free throws.

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    Team Stat Comparison

     
    USM
    UAB
    Points 58 44
    FG Made-Attempted 13-39 (.333) 18-46 (.391)
    3P Made-Attempted 7-16 (.438) 4-13 (.308)
    FT Made-Attempted 25-30 (.833) 4-15 (.267)
    Fouls (Tech/Flagrant) 17 (0/0) 24 (0/0)
    Largest Lead 18 0

    2009-10 Season

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