UAB vs. Southern Miss: Recap and Stats

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UAB vs. Southern Miss: Recap and Stats
UAB 59
(8-10, 1-8 away)
Southern Miss 74
(15-4, 8-0 home)
Venue: Reed Green Coliseum
6:00PM ET / 3:00PM PT, January 19, 2013
Box Score
1st 2nd Final
UAB 27 32 59
Southern Miss 38 36 74
Top Performers
Points Rebounds Assists
UAB R Rucker 14 R Rucker 8 T Jones 4
Southern Miss D Davis 12 J Mills 6 N Watson 4

Southern Miss turned the ball over only eight times and blew out UAB 74-59 in conference play on Saturday, January 19th. The Golden Eagles got the win with a team-high 13 points from Cedric Jenkins on 67% shooting in 16 minutes. Rashard McGill had five points and added six rebounds. For the Blazers, Jordan Swing finished with nine points and six rebounds. Southern Miss (14-4, 4-0 C-USA) takes on Marshall (8-9, 1-1 C-USA) on Wednesday, January 23rd at home.

Southern Miss Game Notes

  • This game was statistically over in the 2nd half with 5:04 left to go.
  • The last time USM started the season 15-4 was 2000.
  • The win over UAB extended the Southern Miss winning streak to 7 games.
  • USM beat the spread by 4.5 points. That makes the 11th time this season the Golden Eagles have beaten the spread.
  • The Golden Eagles have won 100% of the time this season (8-0) after recording 74 or more total points.
  • USM has won 100% of the time this season (9-0) when opponents record 13 or fewer free throws made.
  • USM has won 85% of the time this season (11-2) after holding an opponent to under 40.8% field goal percentage.
  • This season Southern Miss has won 89% of the time (8-1) when Dwayne Davis has 12 points or more, 78% of the time (7-2) when Jonathan Mills plays 30 minutes or more, and 71% of the time (5-2) when Neil Watson has 4 field goals made or more.
  • The Golden Eagles have outshot their opponents in field goal percentage for the past 7 games.
  • Southern Miss has been outshot by their opponents in free throw percentage for the past 4 games.
  • This is the 7th game at home this season--USM has a 31.4 average scoring margin against opponents at home.
  • Dwayne Davis has led the team in rebounding in 3 out of 19 games this season.

UAB Game Notes

  • UAB lost and did not cover the spread.
  • This loss extended the Blazers losing streak to 4 games.
  • The top two scorers (Terence Jones and Robert Williams) accounted for 45.7% of the points.
  • Terence Jones has led the team in scoring 3 times in 18 games this season.
  • Rod Rucker has led the team in rebounding 12 times in 18 games this season.
UAB PlayersMinsPtsRebAstStlBlkTO
BJordan Swing26964003
BTerence Jones351522002
BFahro Alihodzic33842021
B-Preston Purifoy18831002
C+Robert Williams241230203
CIsiah Jones8321001
CRod Rucker33461013
-A. Scotland-Williamson6021001
DQuincy Taylor16022003
USM PlayersMinsPtsRebAstStlBlkTO
ACedric Jenkins161310300
ARashard McGill21563100
ADwayne Davis241273101
B+Jerrold Brooks29445300
BNeil Watson291113402
BD. Boardingham23932122
B-Michael Craig13620101
B-Jonathan Mills301030000
CNorville Carey12420002

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