Legends Classic - Sam Houston State Falls 61-49 to Southern Miss - Recap
Dwayne Davis scored 27 points for Southern Miss on Monday, leading them to a 61-49 victory over Sam Houston State at Bernard Johnson Coliseum.
Southern Miss was a 4.5-point favorite in the win, and managed to turn a profit for their supporters.
Southern Miss got 12 points from Jonathan Mills and another 8 points from Daveon Boardingham. Neil Watson contributed 4 assists, while Jonathan Mills cleaned the glass with 10 rebounds.
Sam Houston State got a 10-point performance from Jeremy McKay, who was supported by 9 points from Nathaniel Mason. Darius Gatson had 7 assists in a losing cause for Sam Houston State, while Darius Gatson grabbed 6 rebounds.
Southern Miss hit the break leading 34-28 before taking care of business in the second half.
The rebound battle favored Southern Miss as they grabbed 32 boards, while Sam Houston State only had 26.