Quinton Campbell led the team with 23 points in loss to the Owls.
Golden Eagle defense continues to shine
Both teams combined to shoot 60 percent over final 20 minutes
Watts and Edwards combined for 27 points
NCAA Basketball: Southern Miss vs. Michigan
USATSI Gallery - Southern Miss @ Rice
Feb. 4, 2017
Men's Basketball vs Rice
USATSI Gallery - Rice @ Southern Miss
2015-16 (Freshman): Played in every game and also started at Tulane ... Scored a career-high six points twice, both on the road (FAU, UTEP) ... Was perfect on free-throws until his last attempt of the year (91.7 percent) ... Sported 44 assists to just 27 turnovers, including five dishes each against William Carey and UTSA ... Also had four in the win over Old Dominion ... Committed no turnovers in the final eight games (119 minutes).
High School: Played guard at Osceola High School in Kissimmee, Fla. ... Helped the Kowboys to 61 victories in four seasons ... Led OHS to back-to-back Division Championships as a junior and senior ... Helped the Kowboys to a Regional Championship and a trip to the State Finals as a senior ... Named First Team All-District as a junior, while earning First Team All-State, All-District, All-Area, All-Region and All-Metro accolades as a senior ... Voted to the Fabe All-Star Team and the Great Florida Shootout All-Tournament team.
Personal: Full name is Cortez Lamar Edwards ... Son of Lekesa Simmons and Cortez Edwards ... Has two brothers, Torrance McMillin and Edtwain Blach, and one sister, Cortisa Edwards ... Born on May 1, 1997 in Kissimee, Fla. ... Undeclared major.