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Southern Miss beats Tulane 57-47

Mar 10, 2010 - 11:31 PM TULSA, Okla.(AP) -- Gary Flowers had 17 points and 14 rebounds as Southern Miss defeated Tulane 57-47 in the first round of the Conference USA Tournament Wednesday.

Southern Miss, the sixth seed, will play third-seeded UAB in a quarterfinal matchup Thursday.

The Golden Eagles (19-12) never trailed against Tulane, scoring the first eight points.

Torye Pelham's three-point play - a dunk and a free throw - put Southern Miss up 19-8 with 10:45 left in the half. They led 25-16 at halftime.

The Golden Eagles' biggest lead was at 41-27 in the second half. The Green Wave (8-22) never got closer than eight points the rest of the way.

Pelham and Angelo Johnson scored 11 points for Southern Miss, which made just 33 percent of its shots (19-for-58). Tulane, which struggled even more at 31 percent (19-for-62), got eight points apiece from Kris Richard and Johnny Mayhane.






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    SOUTHERN MISS 57 FINAL

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    NCAA BB TULANE 16
    SOUTHERN MISS 25 HALFTIME

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