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Southern Miss knocks off Central Florida 68-58

By Jeff Shepard – bio | email

HATTIESBURG, MS (AP) - Angelo Johnson scored a season-high 21 points and Southern Miss defeated Central Florida 68-58 on Saturday night.

Johnson connected on four of his five 3-point attempts, leading the Golden Eagles (16-10, 6-6 Conference USA) back from a 16-point second half deficit.

Trailing 50-42 with 6:30 left, Southern Miss sandwiched a Sai'Quon Stone three-point play between a pair of Johnson's 3-pointers to take their first lead since the 15:07 mark in the first half.

Gary Flowers added 16 points and Josimar Ayarza scored 10 for the Golden Eagles.

Isaac Sosa scored 14 to lead Central Florida (13-13, 5-6).

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