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Strong second half helps McNeese State defeat USM

Strong second half helps McNeese State defeat USM

Caption: Senior Voche’ Martin goes for the basket during the home game against West Florida on Nov. 8. – Courtesy Photo/ Joe Harper, Coming off a strong win against Mississippi Valley State and sitting at 3-0 for the season, the Southern Miss women’s basketball team could not finish strong on the road in a

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

USM wins exhibition without core

With the departure of Donnie Tyndall, the 2014-2015 basketball season has been highly anticipated to see what kind of team Southern Miss now has. But it was impossible to get a good look at how the team will be after the 77-68 victory over Mississippi College because three projected starters Matt Bingaya, Chip Armelin and

NCAA Basketball: Southern Mississippi at UAB

Southern Miss basketball team under scrutiny: NCAA investigates ‘Prop 48’ recruits

Caption: Former Southern Miss head coach Donnie Tyndall speaks to Matt Bingaya during a game in the 2013-2014 season. The men’s basketball program is under NCAA investigation for giving “Prop 48” recruits improper benefits during Tyndall’s tenure. Three current players – Bingaya, Davon Hayes and Shadell Millinghaus – are former “Prop 48” recruits, but it is

NCAA Basketball: SEC-Media Day

Southern Miss basketball, Donnie Tyndall under NCAA investigation

The University of Southern Mississippi’s men’s basketball program is under investigation by the NCAA for potential rule violations that may have occurred under former coach Donnie Tyndall. A source close to the program told Bleacher Report that the NCAA’s investigation centers on how tuition, living expenses and other fees were paid for “Prop 48″ recruits