Houston Topped by Southern Miss, 73-54

    Jan. 12, 2013

    Final Stats

    SOUTHERN MISS 73, HOUSTON 54
     

    Game Book | Season Stats

      1 2 F
    Houston (12-3, 1-1 C-USA) 15 39 54
    Southern Miss (13-4, 2-0 C-USA) 36 37 73

    Quick Stats UH USM
    Points 54 73
    Field Goals 19-57 31-65
    3-Point Field Goals 4-25 5-15
    Free Throws 12-22 6-13
    Rebounds 45 36
    Fouls 11 20
    Assists 10 21
    Turnovers 16 13
    Blocks 3 1
    Steals 8 8

    Statistical Leaders
    Houston Points Rebounds Assists
    Joseph Young 14 5 0
    TaShawn Thomas 10 5 5
    Leon Gibson 8 9 1 blk
    Southern Miss Points Rebounds Assists
    Jerrold Brooks 16 3 3
    Daveon Boardingham 12 5 0
    Norville Carey 11 2 0

    HATTIESBURG, Miss. (AP) - Jerrold Brooks scored 16 points and Southern Miss used a strong first half to beat Houston 73-54 on Saturday.

    Daveon Boardingham finished with 12 points and Norville Carey had 11 for the Golden Eagles (13-4, 2-0 Conference USA), who have won five straight games. Jonathan Mills had 10 rebounds and six points.

    With a 17-15 lead, Southern Miss closed the first half with a 19-0 run that was capped by Cedric Jenkins' jumper before heading into halftime with a 36-15 advantage. The Golden Eagles held Houston scoreless for the final 7 minutes of the half.

    Jenkins knocked down a jumper with 3:30 left in the second half to give Southern Miss a 71-44 lead - its largest of the game.

    Joseph Young scored 14 points shooting 1 of 8 from beyond the arc for the Cougars (12-3, 1-1), who had their seven-game winning streak snapped. TaShawn Thomas had 10 points.


     

     

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