Scores

Final

Southern Miss 60

(1-0, 1-0 away)

South Florida 53

(0-1, 0-1 home)

    7:00 PM ET, November 12, 2010

    USF Sun Dome, Tampa, Florida

    1 2 T
    USM 32 2860
    USF 28 2553

    Top Performers

    Southern Miss: G. Flowers 15 Pts, 5 Reb, 1 Stl, 2 Blk

    South Florida: J. Famous 10 Pts, 8 Reb, 1 Ast, 1 Blk

    Southern Miss. 60, South Florida 53

    Associated Press

    TAMPA, Fla. -- Gary Flowers scored 15 points and R.L. Horton added 14 to lead Southern Miss past South Florida 60-53 in the season opener for both teams on Friday night.

    The Golden Eagles capped the victory with a 16-1 run, rallying from a 52-44 deficit. D.J. Newbill, who finished with nine points, put them ahead for good at 55-53 with less than a minute remaining.

    Southern Miss built a 10-point advantage midway through the first half on the strength of a 12-2 run and led 32-28 at the break.

    Sophomore transfer guard Jawanze Poland led South Florida with 12 points. Jarrid Famous added 10 points and eight rebounds, while Augustus Gilcrist had 10 rebounds and eight points for the Bulls.

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    Team Stat Comparison

     
    USM
    USF
    Points 60 53
    FG Made-Attempted 21-50 (.420) 18-52 (.346)
    3P Made-Attempted 2-12 (.167) 5-18 (.278)
    FT Made-Attempted 16-25 (.640) 12-23 (.522)
    Fouls (Tech/Flagrant) 22 (0/0) 25 (0/0)
    Largest Lead 10 9

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