Postseason NIT - Recap - Southern Miss Defeats Toledo 66-59
|Postseason NIT - Recap - Southern Miss Defeats Toledo 66-59|
Southern Miss earned a 66-59 victory over Toledo on Wednesday, getting 16 points from Michael Craig at Reed Green Coliseum.
The winning margin fell right on the closing number of 7, meaning the game was a push for bettors.
Neil Watson had 12 points for Southern Miss and Jerrold Brooks chipped in with 11 points. Aaron Brown had 4 assists for them, while Michael Craig was the team's top rebounder, grabbing 9 boards.
Toledo got 19 points from Julius Brown in a losing cause and another 14 points from Justin Drummond. Julius Brown contributed 3 assists for them, while Nathan Boothe had 7 rebounds.
Southern Miss hit the break leading 34-19 before taking care of business in the second half.
The rebound battle favored Southern Miss as they grabbed 39 boards, while Toledo only had 29.