Southern Miss Cruises Past Morris Brown

Elvin Mims scored 28 points and had eight rebounds and Clement Carter scored 13 as Southern Mississippi defeated Morris Brown 73-47 on Saturday night. The Golden Eagles (4-3) shot 48.1 from the field in their most lopsided victory of the season. Southern Miss has won two straight. Joseph Dunn scored 13 points to lead Morris Brown (1-9). He was the only Wolverines player to reach double figures. Morris Brown has lost six straight. Mims was 10-for-15 from the field and made 7 of 8 free throws. Southern Miss held a 37-18 lead at half. The Wolverines were held to nine points for the first 18 minutes, making only six field goals in the first half. The Golden Eagles' lead never dropped below 16 points in the second half. All 12 Southern Miss players scored.