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Balanced scoring leads USM past NDSU

Coming off of Southern Miss’ worst offensive showing since 2005, the Golden Eagles shot 64.4 percent from the field as they beat North Dakota State 78-65. Five different players scored in double figures for USM with Matt Bingaya leading the way with 15 points followed by Chip Armelin with 14 and Rasham Suarez with 13.

Lady Eagles blowout Tennessee Tech, 80-58

  Southern Miss defeated Tennessee Tech 80-58 Wednesday night at home, improving its record to 6-1. Southern Miss opened up the game on a 10-2 run, with ten out of the first 12 points coming off of jumpers and dribble penetration. In the first half, the cushion was at least eight points for the better

USM embarrassed by Drexel, 59-36

Southern Miss traveled to Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, Sunday evening where they were defeated by the Drexel Dragons 59-36. USM was confident coming off a huge home victory before Thanksgiving break, but were dull the entire game against the Dragons. Their 36 points were the fewest they have scored since 2005. “We’ve got to understand that once you go

Carey’s late dunk lifts USM over Troy

Southern Miss hosted Troy Tuesday night, defeating the Trojans 72-70 in a second half thriller, improving to 3-1 overall. “I don’t think you can ever be disappointed with a win,” said head coach Doc Sadler. “You better enjoy it.” Coach Sadler had much to be happy about while his team battled it out and never

Southern Miss fails to overcome early deficit

Alabama (3-0) came out on fire to start the game, connecting on their first nine attempts from the field, and never looked back, cruising to an 81-67 win over Southern Miss (2-1). Levi Randolph led the offensive surge for the Crimson Tide with 23 points on 8 of 12 shooting from the field and 3

Lady Eagles remain unbeaten

Southern Miss traveled to Mobile, Alabama, Monday, defeating the Jaguars on its own court 64-53 for the first time since 1997. After trailing and struggling to find an offensive rhythm early in the game, Markia Nix found Brittanny Dinkins for a layup, tying the game 19-19 with nine minutes left in the first half. The

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Southern Miss rallies late to top USA

Southern Miss hosted South Alabama Monday night, defeating the Jaguars 68-59 in comeback fashion, improving to 2-0. Head coach Doc Sadler said his team had the best practice of the year the day before the game. That practice did not carry over though, evidenced by USM’s first half struggles. Turnovers were a huge factor leading

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USM wins 10th straight season-opener

Caption: Red shirt sophomore Matt Bingaya goes up for a layup shot against William Carey junior Terrence Mujahid during Friday’s home game.-Aaron J. Stewart/Printz Southern Miss opened their regular season Friday night against William Carey and got first-year head coach Doc Sadler his first win at USM, 86-63. The Golden Eagles continued a series of

Former coach Tyndall to meet with NCAA Tuesday

The Tennessean reported Thursday that former Southern Miss basketball head coach Donnie Tyndall will meet with the NCAA representatives Tuesday. The meeting follows the NCAA investigation that was reported Thursday, Nov. 6. According to Bleacher Report, the investigation is looking at alleged violations that were made under Tyndall’s tenure that concluded in spring 2014. The