Marshall vs. Southern Miss: Recap and Stats

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Marshall vs. Southern Miss: Recap and Stats
Marshall 46
(9-10, 0-7 away)
Southern Miss 102
(16-4, 9-0 home)
Venue: Reed Green Coliseum
7:00PM ET / 4:00PM PT, January 23, 2013
Box Score
1st 2nd Final
Marshall 17 29 46
Southern Miss 53 49 102
Top Performers
Points Rebounds Assists
Marshall E Pittman 14 D Tinnon 8 D Kane 7
Southern Miss D Davis 13 J Mills 6 N Watson 5

On a night when they shot 63%, Southern Miss easily took down Marshall 102-46 in C-USA play. Southern Miss was up big at the break, 53-17, and didn't let up in the second half. The Golden Eagles got the win with 19 points and five rebounds (5 Ast 4 Stl) from Dwayne Davis. Jerrold Brooks also had an outstanding outing, scoring a game-high 20 points and adding three assists. For the Thundering Herd, Jamir Hanner finished with eight points and three rebounds. Southern Miss (15-4, 5-0 C-USA) gets Tulsa (12-8, 4-2 C-USA) on the road on Saturday, January 26th.

Southern Miss Game Notes

  • This game was statistically over in the 2nd half with 17:46 left to go.
  • The last time USM started the season 16-4 was 2000.
  • The win over Marshall extended the Southern Miss winning streak to 8 games.
  • USM beat the spread by 46.5 points. That makes the 12th time this season the Golden Eagles have beaten the spread.
  • This was the 6th blowout win this season (a win by 20 or more points). Over the past 5 seasons, USM has been on the winning end of 31 blowout games.
  • The Golden Eagles have won 100% of the time this season (6-0) after recording 19 or more free throws made.
  • Southern Miss has won 80% of the time this season (16-4) after committing 16 or fewer turnovers.
  • USM has won 100% of the time this season (6-0) after holding an opponent to under 33.3% field goal percentage.
  • USM has won 100% of the time this season (10-0) when opponents record 13 or fewer free throws made.
  • This season Southern Miss has won 100% of the time (5-0) when Daveon Boardingham has 12 points or more, 80% of the time (8-2) when Michael Craig has 4 field goals made or more, and 100% of the time (4-0) when Jerrold Brooks has 4 free throws made or more.
  • The Golden Eagles have outshot their opponents in field goal percentage for the past 8 games.
  • Southern Miss has recorded fewer blocks than their opponents for the past 4 games.
  • This is the 8th game at home this season--USM has a 34.5 average scoring margin against opponents at home.
  • Jerrold Brooks has led the team in scoring in 7 out of 20 games this season.
  • Neil Watson had a career high with a 100% field goal percentage.
  • This marks the 2nd 20-point game of Jerrold Brooks's career.
  • Dwayne Davis has 3 straight double-digit point games.
  • This was the 1st foul out of the season for Jonathan Mills.
  • This was the 4th foul out of the season for Michael Craig.

Marshall Game Notes

  • Marshall lost and did not cover the spread.
  • This was the 3rd blowout loss this season (a loss by 20 or more points). Over the past 5 seasons, Marshall has been on the losing end of 9 blowout games.
  • Elijah Pittman accounted for 34.7% of the team's points.
  • The bench recorded more rebounds (9) than the starters (7).
  • Elijah Pittman has led the team in scoring 5 times in 19 games this season.
  • DeAndre Kane has 4 straight double-digit point games.
  • DeAndre Kane set a career high with 4 three-pointers.
  • Elijah Pittman has 4 straight double-digit point games.
  • This was the 2nd foul out of the season for Dennis Tinnon.
  • Dennis Tinnon set a career high with 4 steals.
MARSH PlayersMinsPtsRebAstStlBlkTO
BJamir Hanner18831122
C+Elijah Pittman311611103
CNigel Spikes20330010
CDeAndre Kane3613421011
CD.D. Scarver24423102
DTamron Manning18002102
-Yous Mbao6000010
DDennis Tinnon26220407
-Chris Martin10010001
-Robert Goff7000003
-J.P. Kambola4000000
USM PlayersMinsPtsRebAstStlBlkTO
A+Dwayne Davis231955402
A+Jerrold Brooks252023400
ARashard McGill221371101
AD. Boardingham211261012
ACedric Jenkins17824315
ANeil Watson30549303
BMichael Craig201020202
BJonathan Mills22721201
BNorville Carey9401110
-Deon Edwin7000000

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