Texas El Paso vs Southern Miss Recap - Southern Miss Wins 77-68
|Texas El Paso vs Southern Miss Recap - Southern Miss Wins 77-68|
Southern Miss got 24 points from Aaron Brown en route to a 77-68 victory over Texas El Paso on Saturday at Reed Green Coliseum.
Southern Miss won and also put money in the pockets of their supporters by covering the 7-point spread as favorites.
Matt Bingaya had 21 points for Southern Miss and Jerrold Brooks chipped in with 6 points. Neil Watson had 5 assists for them, while Aaron Brown was the team's top rebounder, grabbing 9 boards.
Texas El Paso got 26 points from Vince Hunter in a losing cause and another 12 points from John Bohannon. Vince Hunter contributed 5 assists for them, while John Bohannon had 7 rebounds.
Southern Miss hit the break trailing 38-31 before taking care of business in the second half.
Southern Miss won the battle of the boards, outrebounding their counterparts 32-29.