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Expect plenty of points in New Orleans
Offense won't be in short supply in the New Orleans Bowl. Adam Rittenberg predicts QB Nick Mullens and Southern Miss will have the edge. Bowl predictions
It was a struggle for Southern Miss and Louisiana-Lafayette just to make the postseason, but their reward is a spot in the New Orleans Bowl.
Nick Mullens threw for 342 yards and three touchdowns and sneaked in for another in his final home game as Southern Miss defeated Louisiana Tech 39-24 on Friday night.
Turner Smiley had seven receptions for 167 yards and two touchdowns and North Texas prevented Southern Mississippi from becoming bowl eligible with a 29-23 win on Saturday night.
David Washington threw for two touchdowns as Old Dominion took advantage of five Southern Mississippi turnovers to post a 51-35 win on Saturday.
Hasaan Klugh ran for a touchdown and capped a 21-point second quarter with an 18-yard pass to T.L. Ford II as Charlotte rallied past Southern Mississippi, 38-27 on Saturday.
Nick Mullens threw for a touchdown and broke a school passing record as Southern Mississippi stopped a two-game slide with a 24-14 win over Marshall on Saturday night.
The Tigers come alive in the second half to break open a close game and LSU defeats Southern Mississippi 45-10.
Derrius Guice broke loose for touchdowns of 61 and 20 yards early in the third quarter, and LSU use a slew of big plays in the second half to break open what had been an unexpectedly close game a
LSU with four TDs in third quarter
Malachi Dupre scores on a 63-yard TD pass from Danny Etling. The Tigers, tied 10-10 with Southern Miss at the half, lead 38-10 lead heading into the fourth quarter.
Big plays galore for Tigers
D.J. Chark takes a pass from Danny Etling across the middle and turns it into an 80-yard TD as LSU takes a 31-10 lead over Southern Miss late in the third quarter. LSU has scores of 61, 20 and 80 yards in the second half.
LSU takes control in third quarter
Derrius Guice makes several defenders miss as he runs in from 20 yards for his second touchdown of the third quarter. The Tigers lead Southern Miss 24-10 early in the period.
Guice's breakaway gives LSU lead
Derrius Guice bursts through the line of scrimmage and rumbles 61 yards for a touchdown to give LSU a lead over Southern Miss early in the third quarter.
LSU gets on the board late in first
D.J. Chark runs on a sweep right and cuts upfield for a 19-yard TD run as LSU ties Southern Miss 7-7 late in the first quarter.
Southern Mississippi @ Louisiana Lafayette Ragin' Cajuns
Mercedes-Benz Superdome - Sat 12/17