Conference USA Conference Tournament - Southern Miss Falls 88-70 Against Louisiana Tech - Game Recap
Alex Hamilton scored 18 points leading Louisiana Tech to an 88-70 victory over Southern Miss at Don Haskins Center on Friday.
Louisiana Tech won and also put money in the pockets of their supporters by covering the 2.5-point spread as favorites.
Louisiana Tech got 16 points from Kenneth Smith and another 15 points from Jaron Johnson. Kenneth Smith contributed 10 assists, while Michale Kyser cleaned the glass with 10 rebounds.
Southern Miss got 19 points from Michael Craig in a losing cause and another 14 points from Jerrold Brooks. Neil Watson contributed 3 assists for them, while Michael Craig had 9 rebounds.
First-half bettors who backed Louisiana Tech were victorious, as the score was 32-26 at the break.
The rebound battle favored Louisiana Tech as they grabbed 35 boards, while Southern Miss only had 31.