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Cougars Fall 59-41 Against Southern Miss - Game Recap

Houston was unable to contain Kendrick Hardy on Saturday and the result was a 59-41 Week 12 loss against the Golden Eagles.

Southern Miss was a favorite by 3.5 points and came through with an ATS victory for bettors. The game went OVER the consensus closing total of 67.5.

Austin Davis completed 24 of 31 pass attempts for 293 yards for the Golden Eagles in the win. He did not throw an interception in the game.

Michael Hayes rushed for 21 yards for Houston, while Bryce Beall added 17 yards. David Piland threw for 467 yards for the Cougars, while receivers Patrick Edwards and James Cleveland had 125 and 115 yards respectively.

Southern Miss outgained Houston 642-491 yards in the game, while the battle of first downs was won 30-21 by the Golden Eagles.

Houston lost the time of possession battle 37:29/22:31, leaving their defense on the field more than they wanted.

Next game, Southern Miss takes its act on the road to face Tulsa looking for another win. For Houston, they head on the road to face Texas Tech.