Scores

Final

Southern Miss 60

(18-3, 5-1 C-USA)

East Carolina 46

(11-9, 0-5 C-USA)

    7:00 PM ET, January 25, 2014

    Minges Coliseum, Greenville, North Carolina

    1 2 T
    USM 23 3760
    ECU 30 1646

    Top Performers

    Southern Miss: D. Boardingham 15 Pts, 6 Reb, 1 Blk

    East Carolina: A. Richmond 18 Pts, 6 Reb, 5 Ast

    Southern Miss races past East Carolina 60-46

    Associated Press

    GREENVILLE, N.C. -- Daveon Boardingham scored 15 points to push Southern Miss ahead of East Carolina 60-46 on Saturday night.

    East Carolina (11-9, 0-5 Conference USA) held a two-point lead midway through the second half, but a 16-1 run -- sparked by two Boardingham dunks and capped by another -- put the Golden Eagles up for good with 2:21 remaining.

    Southern Miss (18-3, 5-1) outscored East Carolina by 21 in the second half, holding the Pirates to just 16 points after halftime.

    The Golden Eagles shot 22 of 51 (43.1 percent) from the floor. They had 12 steals, with five of those made by Neil Watson (10 points).

    The Pirates made 12 3-pointers, but only shot 35.3 percent from behind the arc after 34 attempts.

    Akeem Richmond scored 18 points for East Carolina and finished with five assists. Caleb White added 13 points, all in the first half.

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    Team Stat Comparison

     
    USM
    ECU
    Points 60 46
    FG Made-Attempted 22-51 (.431) 16-50 (.320)
    3P Made-Attempted 4-16 (.250) 12-34 (.353)
    FT Made-Attempted 12-16 (.750) 2-5 (.400)
    Fouls (Tech/Flagrant) 14 (0/0) 18 (0/0)

    2013-14 Season

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