Jon Elmore scored 26 points and drained a timely 3-pointer after a seemingly comfortable lead disappeared to hold off Southern Miss 85-75 in the Conference USA semifinals on Friday and advance to the championship game for the second-straight year.
2018 ScheduleAll times ET
- 11/10SUW 79-69
- 11/16L 61-47
- 11/20BCMW 90-46
- 11/24L 84-71
- 11/25W 71-64
- 11/26L 77-63
- 11/29L 69-58
- 12/3RUSTW 109-61
- 12/10W 89-71
- 12/13W 69-54
- 12/16WCW 75-58
- 12/2124L 98-45
- 12/23L 70-64
- 12/28L 85-66
- 12/30L 82-66
- 1/4W 85-75
- 1/6W 93-83
- 1/11L 86-75
- 1/13L 69-49
- 1/18W 86-75
- 1/20W 85-78
- 1/27L 89-66
- 2/1L 76-70
- 2/3W 77-66
- 2/8L 68-63
- 2/10W 72-54
- 2/15L 72-62
- 2/17L 87-69
- 2/22L 64-56
- 2/24L 73-44
- 3/3W 72-64
- 3/7W 69-68
- 3/8W 71-68
- 3/9L 85-75
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Cortez Edwards scored 23 points and made a key 3-pointer in overtime to help No. 9 seed Southern Mississippi beat top-seeded Middle Tennessee 71-68 on Thursday in a Conference USA quarterfinal.
Cortez Edwards scored 29 points with seven rebounds and six assists and Southern Mississippi held on to edge Florida International 69-68 on Wednesday night in the first round of the Conference USA Tournament.
Cortez Edwards scored 21 points with 8-for-10 shooting to lead Southern Miss to a 72-64 win over Louisiana Tech on Saturday.
Evan Gilyard scored 22 points and UTEP never trailed in its 73-44 win over Southern Miss on Saturday night.
Nick Allen scored 14 of his career-high 18 points in the first 4 1/2 minutes of the game and added 11 rebounds for his first double-double of the season to lead UT San Antonio to a 64-56 victory over Southern Miss on Thursday night.
William Lee scored 20 points and grabbed 14 rebounds to lead UAB to an 87-69 win over Southern Mississippi on Saturday.
Nick King scored his ninth double-double of the season and Middle Tennessee put the defensive clamps on Southern Mississippi late to earn a 72-62 victory in a Conference USA battle on Thursday night.
Cortez Edwards scored 12 points, grabbed 10 rebounds, distributed six assists and had five steals and Southern Mississippi cruised to 72-54 win over Charlotte on Saturday night.
B.J. Stith made four 3-pointers and scored 19 points with seven rebounds and Old Dominion shot better from outside the 3-point arc than inside it in a 68-63 victory over Southern Mississippi on Thursday night.
Tyree Griffin scored 21 points, Dominic Magee added 16 more and Southern Miss held off Florida Atlantic in the second half for a 77-66 win Saturday night.
Brian Beard Jr. scored 23 points with seven rebounds and seven assists and Florida International beat Southern Miss 76-70 on Thursday night.
Jacobi Boykins was 6 of 10 from 3-point range with 20 points on Saturday night and Louisiana Tech used a big first half to get past Southern Miss 89-66.
Tyree Griffin scored a career-high 29 points with five assists and Cortez Edwards had 19 points and 10 rebounds for his second straight double-double as Southern Miss put away North Texas 85-78 Saturday, winning its second straight.
Dominic Magee scored 22 points, Cortez Edwards added 13 points with a career-high 10 assists and six steals, and Southern Miss beat Rice 86-75 on Thursday night to end a two-game skid and win its eighth straight at home.
Brandon Walters totaled 19 points and eight rebounds and Giddy Potts added 14 points, seven boards, three assists and two steals to power Middle Tennessee to a 69-49 victory over Southern Mississippi on Saturday.
Nate Darling scored 20 points and led four players into double-figure scoring as UAB rode a 19-point first-half lead to an 86-75 Conference USA win over Southern Mississippi on Thursday night.
Kevin Holland sank every shot he took, including seven 3-pointers, to lead Southern Miss in a 93-83 win over Texas-San Antonio on Saturday.
Dominic Magee and Tyree Griffin combined for 40 points, leading five Southern Miss players in double figures as the Golden Eagles cruised past UTEP 85-75 on Thursday night.
Darius Thompson hit the first of his four 3-pointers to spark a 10-0 run early and Western Kentucky cruised from there, defeating Southern Miss 82-66 on Saturday.
Rondale Watson scored 20 points, Ajdin Penava added 18 with 15 rebounds, four assists and four blocks, and Marshall beat Southern Miss 85-66 in Thursday night's Conference USA opener for both teams.
Xavian Stapleton scored 12 points on four 3-pointers as Mississippi State held off Southern Miss 70-64 in the second annual Capital City Showdown at the Mississippi Coliseum on Saturday night.
P.J. Savoy scored 17 points and 24th-ranked Florida State made 19 3-pointers as it closed nonconference play with a 98-45 victory over Southern Mississippi on Thursday.
Cortez Edwards scored 28 points and grabbed 12 rebounds to lead Southern Miss to its fourth straight victory Saturday with a 75-58 win over NAIA program William Carey.
Cortez Edwards scored 13 of his 22 points in the first half and Southern Miss got off to a big start and defeated Alabama A&M 69-54 on Wednesday night.