RUSTON, La. -- 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.
Amorie Archibald added 14 points and a career-high-tying 10 assists for the Bulldogs (13-9, 4-5 Conference USA), who led 57-27 at halftime.
Louisiana Tech never trailed and had a 26-4 run to build its largest lead at 49-18 late in the first half. The Golden Eagles (11-11, 4-5) got the deficit no closer than 21 in the second half.
Louisiana Teach made 11 of 18 from 3-point range and 21 of 30 overall in the first half.
Jones is a rim protector who will develop under Shaka Smart and the Longhorns.
Mark Schlabach reports the latest on Kansas coaches involved with Adidas in Silvio De Sousa's recruitment.
Text messages presented by defense attorneys on Monday indicated the Kansas coaches were at least aware of former Adidas consultant T.J. Gassnola's involvement in the Jayhawks' recruitment of current player Silvio De Sousa, a native of Angola.