Griffin lifts USM over Marshall in C-USA tourney

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The Golden Eagles play Western Kentucky on Friday.

Posted: Mar. 15, 2019 12:02 AM
Updated: Mar. 15, 2019 12:04 AM

FRISCO, Texas (AP) — Tyree Griffin had a season-high 23 points as Southern Miss topped Marshall 82-73 in the Conference USA Tournament quarterfinals on Thursday night.

Calhoun City product LaDavius Draine added 20 points for the Golden Eagles.

Leonard Harper-Baker had 16 points, nine rebounds and five assists for Southern Miss (20-11). Dominic Magee added 12 points and seven rebounds.

Jannson Williams had 22 points for the Thundering Herd (19-14). Jon Elmore added 18 points, 11 assists and eight rebounds. Taevion Kinsey had 16 points.

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