Scores

Final

Saint Louis 67

(5-6, 0-3 away)

Southern Miss 74

(9-1, 4-0 home)

Coverage: ESPNU/WatchESPN

2:30 PM ET, December 23, 2010

1 2 T
SLU 35 3267
USM 33 4174

Top Performers

Saint Louis: M. McCall Jr. 19 Pts, 1 Reb, 1 Ast, 1 Stl

Southern Miss: A. Johnson 21 Pts, 5 Reb, 2 Ast, 1 Stl, 1 Blk

Southern Miss. 74, Saint Louis 67

Associated Press

CANCUN, Mexico -- Angelo Johnson scored 21 points and Southern Mississippi rallied from a 10-point deficit to defeat Saint Louis 74-67 on Thursday in the Cancun Governor's Cup.

The Golden Eagles (9-1) fell behind 27-17 with 7:21 left in the first half, but tied the game in the second before trailing by four, 60-56, with 6:43 left.

Johnson made a three-point play to cap a 7-2 spurt, giving Southern Miss the lead for good at 64-62 with 3:37 left.

The Golden Eagles hit 8 of 10 free throws in the final 2:15.

The Billikens (5-6), who led 35-33 at halftime, had a 49-40 advantage with 14:17 to go.

An 11-2 run by Southern Miss, including four points from Johnson, tied it at 51.

Sai'Quon Stone added 15 points for the Golden Eagles, hitting 7 of 9 free throws.

Mike McCall paced Saint Louis with 19 points on 7-of-11 shooting, hitting five of the Billikens' 10 3-pointers.

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Team Stat Comparison

 
SLU
USM
Points 67 74
FG Made-Attempted 24-50 (.480) 24-55 (.436)
3P Made-Attempted 10-20 (.500) 2-6 (.333)
FT Made-Attempted 9-13 (.692) 24-30 (.800)
Fouls (Tech/Flagrant) 26 (0/0) 14 (0/0)
Largest Lead 10 10

2010-11 Season

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