Recap: Southern Miss vs. Marshall
Hattiesburg, MS (Sports Network) - Jerrold Brooks scored 20 points to lead five players in double figures as the Southern Miss Golden Eagles routed the Marshall Thundering Herd, 102-46, in Conference USA action at Reed Green Coliseum.
Dwayne Davis added 19 points, Rashard McGill had 13, Daveon Boardingham tacked on 12 and Michael Craig chipped in 10 for Southern Miss (16-4, 5-0 C-USA) which has won eight straight.
Elijah Pittman scored 16 points and DeAndre Kane had 13 points but 11 turnovers for Marshall (9-10, 2-2) which had won two of its previous three.
Southern Miss ran out to a 53-17 lead at the break by shooting an incredible 66.7 percent from the floor including an 8-of-13 effort from beyond the arc.
The Golden Eagles continued to shoot well in the second half, connecting on 59.3 percent of their field goal attempts as they coasted to victory.
Marshall shot just 33.3 percent in the contest and turned the ball over 31 times leading to 39 points for Southern Miss.Game Notes