Sothrnmiss 32 43 75
Rice 22 30 52
Date of game: 1/9/2013

Recap: Rice vs. Southern Miss

Houston, TX (Sports Network) - Daveon Boardingham led the way with 16 points as the Southern Miss Golden Eagles dismissed the Rice Owls, 75-52, in each team's Conference USA opener at Tudor Fieldhouse.

Michael Craig came off the bench to tally 15 points and eight rebounds for Southern Miss (12-4, 1-0 C-USA), which has won four in a row. Dwayne Davis and Jerrold Brooks put up 11 points apiece for the visiting team.

For Rice (3-11, 0-1), Austin Ramljak drained 4-of-9 from 3-point range on his way to 14 points. Tamir Jackson recorded 13 points and six rebounds, and Julian DeBose netted 10 in the Owls' fourth straight loss.

Southern Miss shot a lofty 61.9 percent from the field in the first half, while holding the Owls to just 28 percent shooting, as it went into halftime with a 32-22 advantage.

The Eagles actually improved their shooting to an astounding 76 percent after the break as they cruised to the 23-point victory. They made good on 69.6 percent of their field goal attempts on the night.

Southern Miss doubled up Rice on the boards, 32-16, and it outscored the Owls in the paint, 46-20.

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