BVI Tropical Shootout - Southern Miss Downs Coppin State 88-74 - Match Report
Southern Miss got 14 points from Daveon Boardingham as they ran past Coppin State 88-74 on Friday at Multi-Purpose Sports Complex.
Southern Miss did not, however, defeat Coppin State against the spread, which closed at 14.5 at most sportsbooks.
Southern Miss got 13 points from Jerrold Brooks and another 12 points from Michael Craig. Neil Watson contributed 8 assists, while Michael Craig cleaned the glass with 7 rebounds.
Coppin State got a 23-point performance from Michael Murray, who was supported by 16 points from Andre Armstrong. Taariq Cephas had 4 assists in a losing cause for Coppin State, while Brandon St. Louis grabbed 7 rebounds.
First-half bettors who backed Southern Miss were victorious, as the score was 50-34 at the break.
Southern Miss won the battle of the boards, outrebounding their counterparts 37-27.