Southern Miss vs Morehead State Final: 74-60 - Recap

Southern Miss vs Morehead State Final: 74-60 - Recap

Neil Watson scored 19 points leading Southern Miss to a 74-60 victory over Morehead State at Reed Green Coliseum on Wednesday.

Southern Miss won and also put money in the pockets of their supporters by covering the 10-point spread as favorites.

Daveon Boardingham had 12 points for Southern Miss and Michael Craig chipped in with 11 points. Neil Watson had 5 assists for them, while Michael Craig was the team's top rebounder, grabbing 9 boards.

Morehead State got 20 points from Angelo Warner in a losing cause and another 19 points from Luka Pajkovic. Kareem Storey contributed 8 assists for them, while Chad Posthumus had 15 rebounds.

First-half bettors who backed Southern Miss were victorious, as the score was 39-25 at the break.

The rebound battle favored Morehead State as they grabbed 38 boards, while Southern Miss only had 26.