Southern Miss vs. UCF: Recap and Stats

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Southern Miss vs. UCF: Recap and Stats
Southern Miss 58
(18-5, 9-5 away)
UCF 60
(16-6, 12-3 home)
Venue: UCF Arena
7:00PM ET / 4:00PM PT, February 06, 2013
Box Score
1st 2nd Final
Southern Miss 31 27 58
UCF 33 27 60
Top Performers
Points Rebounds Assists
Southern Miss J Mills 15 J Mills 9 N Watson 5
UCF T Spurlock 18 K Clanton 9 I Sykes 4

Southern Miss lost by a slim margin to UCF 60-58 in conference play on Wednesday, February 6th. The Golden Eagles got a team-high 15 points and nine rebounds from Jonathan Mills. Daveon Boardingham had eight points and added five rebounds. For the Knights, Tristan Spurlock finished with a game-high 18 points and seven rebounds. Next up for Southern Miss (18-5, 7-1 C-USA) is Memphis (18-3, 7-0 C-USA) on Saturday, February 9th at home.

Southern Miss Game Notes

  • The last time USM started the season 18-5 was 2010.
  • Southern Miss has lost 100% of the time this season (0-4) after recording 58 or fewer total points.
  • The Golden Eagles have lost 100% of the time this season (0-4) after having a field goal percentage of 36.2% or worse.
  • The Golden Eagles have recorded more rebounds than their opponents for the past 4 games.
  • The top two scorers (Jonathan Mills and Dwayne Davis) accounted for 43.1% of the points.
  • Jonathan Mills has led the team in scoring 5 times and in rebounding 9 times in 23 games this season.
  • Jerrold Brooks has 4 straight double-digit point games.
  • Dwayne Davis has 6 straight double-digit point games.

UCF Game Notes

  • The Knights won this one, but have lost 2 times this season in games decided by 5 or fewer points. Since 2007, UCF is 23-26 in close games.
  • Keith Clanton recorded a team season high in blocks with 7.
  • The top two scorers (Tristan Spurlock and Calvin Newell Jr.) accounted for 51.6% of the points.
  • The top two rebounders (Keith Clanton and Isaiah Sykes) accounted for 48.5% of the rebounds.
  • Tristan Spurlock has led the team in scoring 3 times in 22 games this season.
  • Keith Clanton has led the team in rebounding 15 times in 22 games this season.
  • Isaiah Sykes has 6 straight double-digit point games.
  • Tristan Spurlock set a career high with 3 three-pointers.
  • Keith Clanton set a career high with 4 steals.
USM PlayersMinsPtsRebAstStlBlkTO
AJonathan Mills321590000
BD. Boardingham25851131
BNeil Watson38635302
BNorville Carey10430021
B-Dwayne Davis281053104
C+Jerrold Brooks331031303
CRashard McGill14240001
CMichael Craig12041001
-Cedric Jenkins8300001
UCF PlayersMinsPtsRebAstStlBlkTO
A+T. Spurlock361870110
AIsaiah Sykes401284323
B+Keith Clanton35690475
BMatt Williams291141212
BC. Newell Jr.321323003
DKasey Wilson13030001
DDaiquan Walker12002002
-Staphon Blair3000000

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