Jeremy Wise scored 18 points to lead Southern Mississippi to an 83-to-73 victory over Marshall today and coach Larry Eustachy picked up his 300th win.
Eustachy, who is in his third year with the Golden Eagles,
coached at Utah State and Iowa State before coming to Southern
Miss. His overall record is 300-and-193.
Southern Miss rallied after trailing 34-to-28 at the half.
The score was tied 12 times during the game and the lead changed
eight times. The Golden Eagles outrebounded Marshall 46-to-32.
Courtney Beasley scored 17 points for the Eagles, Gjio Bain and
Craig Craft each added 14 and Sai'Quon Stone chipped in eleven.
Marshall shot 45 percent from the floor and Southern Miss hit 44
percent of its shots.
Mark Doris led Marshall with 23 points, Chris Ross put 16 on the
board and Markel Humphrey scored 15.