Southern Miss defeats Cal State Bakersfield 81-65

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HATTIESBURG, Miss. (AP)—Gary Flowers, R.L. Horton and Angelo Johnson scored 13 points apiece to help Southern Mississippi defeat Cal State Bakersfield 81-65 on Tuesday night.

The Golden Eagles (10-6), who snapped a three-game losing streak, shot 50 percent from the field (29 of 58) and made a season-high 10 of 23 from the 3-point arc.

Cal State Bakersfield (2-14) did not score in the final 3:15 of the first half, allowing Southern Miss to jump out to a 40-23 lead at the break. The Golden Eagles led by as many as 25 in the second half.

Bakersfield’s Stephon Carter led all scorers with 25 points.

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