Conference USA Tournament - Southern Miss Defeats UAB 81-66 - Recap

Conference USA Tournament - Southern Miss Defeats UAB 81-66 - Recap

Southern Miss got 23 points from Neil Watson en route to an 81-66 victory over UAB on Thursday at BOK Center.

Southern Miss was a favorite by 7 points and came through with an ATS victory for bettors.

Southern Miss got 20 points from Dwayne Davis and another 13 points from Jerrold Brooks. Dwayne Davis contributed 5 assists, while Jonathan Mills cleaned the glass with 9 rebounds.

UAB got 20 points from Rod Rucker in a losing cause and another 10 points from Preston Purifoy. Quincy Taylor contributed 6 assists for them, while Rod Rucker had 7 rebounds.

Southern Miss led at halftime, 40-26.

The rebound battle favored Southern Miss as they grabbed 37 boards, while UAB only had 25.