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Following 3 dreadful seasons, Southern Miss rebounds

Southern Mississippi has won more games over the past six weeks then it did in the previous three seasons combined. Now the Golden Eagles (8-3, 6-1 CUSA) will try to put an exclamation point on a remarkable turnaround when they travel to face Louisiana Tech (8-3, 6-1) on Saturday in a game that will decide the Western Division title. It's been quite a ride for a program that had...
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Southern Mississippi rallies to beat Old Dominion 56-31

HATTIESBURG, Miss. (AP) Jalen Richard ran for 161 yards and four touchdowns, Nick Mullens passed for two TDs and ran for another, and Southern Mississippi rallied to beat Old Dominion 56-31 on Saturday. Trailing 17-14 at halftime, Mullens hit Michael Thomas on a 24-yard scoring pass, but Shuler Bentley threw scoring passes of 11 and 64 yards to Jonathan Duhart and the Monarchs...
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4 days ago  |  Discuss

Mullens leads Southern Mississippi over Austin Peay

HATTIESBURG, Miss. (AP) -- Nick Mullens threw three touchdown passes and ran for another score to help Southern Mississippi beat Austin Peay 52-6 on Saturday. Mullens was 22 of 40 for 275 yards passing. Ito Smith finished with 135 yards rushing on 10 carries and a touchdown for Southern Mississippi (1-1). A blocked punt set up Mullens' 2-yard touchdown run in the first quarter. Mullens...
Via Fox Sports Southwest
September 12, 2015  |  Discuss

Knee injury jeopardizes George Payne’s season

Southern Mississippi Golden Eagles rising junior running back George Payne suffered a non-contact knee injury and could miss most if not all of the upcoming season. Head coach Todd Monken broke the news to Jason Munz of the Hattiesburg American. Payne rushed for 271 yards and six touchdowns on 86 carries last season, and also caught eight passes for 109 yards and a touchdown. Were...
Via Campus Sports Net
June 17, 2015  |  Discuss

Southern Miss WRs Arrested for Armed Robbery and more

A pair of Southern Mississippi football players could be in some very hot water. Per the Hattiesburg American, wide receivers James Cox and Kyle Foster were arrested yesterday morning on felony charges of armed robbery, kidnapping and “burglary of an occupied dwelling.” Police offered no further details, but university spokesman Jack Duggan offered a brief statement. “We have...
Via Campus Sports Net
May 21, 2015  |  Discuss

No. 124 Southern Miss Golden Eagles season preview

The Southern Mississippi Golden Eagles had 18 straight winning seasons before 2012. The Southern Miss went winless and this past season they improved by just one win. This isn't the track record the Eagles are use to, which means this year will be crucial to their program and head coach Todd Monken has to get busy this offseason or he will likely have to find another job come next...
Via College Football Universe
May 01, 2014  |  Discuss

Southern Miss beats Missouri 71-63 in NIT

COLUMBIA, Mo. (AP) Neil Watson scored 18 points and Aaron Brown added 16 to help Southern Mississippi beat Missouri 71-63 in the second round of the National Invitation Tournament on Sunday.
March 23, 2014  |  Discuss

Southern Miss tops Toledo 66-59 in NIT

HATTIESBURG, Miss. (AP) Michael Craig scored 16 points, Neil Watson added 12 and Southern Mississippi rallied to beat Toledo 66-59 on Wednesday night in the first round of the National Invitation Tournament.
March 19, 2014  |  Discuss

Cinderella Series: Southern Miss Golden Eagles

At one time, Conference USA was a place to find a decent brand of college basketball, and this season the Southern Miss Golden Eagles are doing their level best to carry on that tradition. There is a lot to be said about Southern Miss and its chances to pull an upset or two in the upcoming NCAA Tournament. After losing last year’s C-USA title game to Memphis, the Golden Eagles...
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March 06, 2014  |  Discuss

Southern Miss starts rebuilding with 2014 signing day

On Wednesday, February 5, the first day high school seniors can sign a National Letter of Intent. The Southern Miss Golden Eagles did a good job of shoring up their most obvious need, offensive linemen. The Golden Eagles were able to land two junior college offensive linemen, Norman Price and Thomas Collins. Price and Collins are currently enrolled and will take part in spring drills...
February 06, 2014  |  Discuss

Southern Miss basketball on a roll

The Southern Miss men’s basketball team is off to a 18-3 start overall and a 5-1 start in conference play. Senior Neil Watson is leading the charge for the Golden Eagles hoops team, as he is averaging 12.7 points per game and shooting 44% from behind the three-point line. Watson has also made 31 consecutive free throws. Not too far behind Watson is senior Michael Craig, who has...
January 26, 2014  |  Discuss

Southern Miss overwhelms St Catharine 96-60

Daveon Boardingham scored 23 points on 9-of-11 shooting and Matt Bingaya added 17 as Southern Mississippi rolled past Division-III St. Catherine 96-60 Saturday night. The Golden Eagles (9-1) held a 20-18 lead midway through the first half, but surged ahead with an 11-0 run capped by a layup and dunk from Boardingham. Two more Boardingham dunks put Southern Miss up 43-29 at halftime...
Via AP on Fox
December 14, 2013  |  Discuss

Southern Miss routs William Carey 99-54

Chip Armelin scored 16 points as Southern Miss had six players in double figures, scored 61 first-half points and routed William Carey 99-54 on Saturday and remained undefeated. Neil Watson made 4 of 5 from beyond the 3-point arc and scored 14 points for the Golden Eagles (6-0). Matt Bingaya also had 14 points, Michael Craig had 12, Daveon Boardingham had 11 and Aaron Brown had...
Via AP on Fox
November 24, 2013  |  Discuss

Southern Miss holds off Houston Baptist 67-62

Daveon Boardingham and Neil Watson scored 15 points each to lead Southern Miss to a 67-62 win over Houston Baptist in the CBE Hall of Fame Classic on Saturday. The Golden Eagles (5-0) trailed by as much as 10 points in the first half but took the lead midway through the second half on a Jerrold Brooks 3-pointer and didn't let it slip away. Michael Craig and Deonte Houston were able...
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November 23, 2013  |  Discuss

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