Nov. 27 Men's Basketball Recap

Go C-USA! Rod Rucker
Rod Rucker

Nov. 27, 2012

Conference USA teams were undefeated Tuesday night, with Southern Miss and Tulane winning in front of home crowds and UAB picking up a 20-point victory on the road. The Golden Eagles improved to 6-0 with a 61-50 victory over Denver. Tulane junior Josh Davis recorded his fifth straight double-double to lead the Green Wave in a 69-57 victory against intra-city rival Loyola. Four UAB starters scored in double-figures as the Blazers won on the road at Troy, 75-55.

Complete C-USA Standings and Results

C-USA Season Statistics

Southern Miss 61, Denver 50
Tulane 69, Loyola (N.O.) 57
UAB 75, Troy 55


  • Southern Miss defeated Denver, 7-0, to improve to 6-0 on the season, win its 17th straight home victory and its 25th straight non-conference home win. Junior F Dwayne Davis (Phildelphia, Pa.) led the Golden Eagles with 22 points while pulling down six rebounds. Junior G Jerrold Brooks (Rochester, N.Y.) scored 12 points and classmate Michael Craig grabbed a game-high nine rebounds.
  • UAB held host Troy scoreless for the final 8:29 of the first half and built up a lead it would not surrender, cruising to a 75-55 win. Four Blazers scored in double figures. Senior G Terence Jones (Baltimore, Md.) ended the first half with 10 of his 14 points, seven of which came during the 17-0 scoring spree for the Blazers. Junior G Robert Williams (Greenville, Miss.) posted a career-high 18 points, sinking 6-of-10 shots, including 4-of-6 from 3-point range and added nine rebounds. Jordan Swing (Birmingham, Ala.), scored 16 of his 18 points in the second half, shooting 5-of-8 from the floor overall and a perfect 6-for-6 at the charity stripe. Junior F Rod Rucker (Elberton, Ga.) posted his third double-double of the season, 10 points and 12 rebounds.
  • Tulane junior G Josh Davis (Raleigh, N.C.) led the Green Wave with his fifth straight double-double, scoring 17 points and a career-high tying 16 rebounds in a 69-57 win over Loyola. Senior G Kendall Timmons (Fort Worth, Texas) led all scorers with 18 points to go with nine rebounds. It was the Green Wave's fifth-straight win at Devlin Fieldhouse.

Wednesday, November 28

Morehead State at Marshall (C-USADN) - 6:00p
Houston at Prairie View A&M - 7:00p
Utah at SMU (C-USADN) - 7:00p
Tulsa at Wichita State - 7:00p
New Mexico State at UTEP (C-USADN) - 8:00p

Thursday, November 29
UT-Martin at (RV) Memphis (SportSouth) - 7:00p

All times Central.

2012-13 C-USA Men's Basketball Fact Book

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