Naismith Tipoff - Southern Miss vs Texas El Paso Final: 85-67 - Recap

Naismith Tipoff - Southern Miss vs Texas El Paso Final: 85-67 - Recap

Dwayne Davis went off for 27 points and added 2 rebounds leading Southern Miss over Texas El Paso, 85-67, on Friday at BOK Center.

Southern Miss won and also put money in the pockets of their supporters by covering the 2.5-point spread as favorites.

Jerrold Brooks had 13 points for Southern Miss and Jonathan Mills chipped in with 13 points. Neil Watson had 7 assists for them, while Jonathan Mills was the team's top rebounder, grabbing 10 boards.

Texas El Paso got 20 points from C.J. Cooper in a losing cause and another 13 points from Julian Washburn. Jacques Streeter contributed 3 assists for them, while John Bohannon had 5 rebounds.

Southern Miss led at halftime, 48-31.

Southern Miss won the battle of the boards, outrebounding their counterparts 29-27.