HUNTSVILLE, Ala. -- 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.
Alabama A&M scored the first four points of the game but the Golden Eagles reeled off the next 11 and followed a Bulldogs' basket by scoring 12 more to lead 23-6 midway through the first half. Southern Mississippi shot 53 percent and opened a 44-23 lead at the break.
The difference in the second half never dipped below double figures.
Thomas scores 30 as Georgia State holds off Mercer, 62-60
Jeff Thomas scored 30 points with eight 3-pointers and five assists as Georgia State survived a late cold spell to edge Mercer 62-60 Tuesday night.
Bulldogs' comeback falls short
Junior Tyree Crump leads Georgia's fourth-quarter surge, but Temple hangs on to win 81-77.
Kent State beats NAIA Shawnee State 90-69
Jalen Avery scored 17 points to lead six Kent State players in double figures, Philip Whittington had 11 points and 13 rebounds, and the Golden Flashes beat NAIA Shawnee State 90-69 on Tuesday night.