Legends Classic - Southern Miss vs UC Irvine Final: 69-65 - Recap

Legends Classic - Southern Miss vs UC Irvine Final: 69-65 - Recap

Southern Miss grabbed a 69-65 win over UC Irvine on Tuesday, behind a 21-point effort from Michael Craig at Bernard Johnson Coliseum.

Southern Miss was a 2-point underdog in the win, and managed to turn a profit for their supporters.

Southern Miss got 14 points from Jonathan Mills and another 9 points from Dwayne Davis. Neil Watson contributed 4 assists, while Michael Craig cleaned the glass with 8 rebounds.

UC Irvine got 16 points from Michael Wilder in a losing cause and another 11 points from Alex Young. Alex Young contributed 8 assists for them, while Michael Wilder had 4 rebounds.

First-half bettors who backed Southern Miss were victorious, as the score was 31-30 at the break.

Southern Miss won the battle of the boards, outrebounding their counterparts 35-20.