2-0 Eagles Hit The Road For Murray State
HATTIESBURG, Miss. - After a quick two-game home stand to open the 2003-04 season, Southern Miss hits the road for the first time when the Golden Eagles meet Murray State in a 3 p.m., Saturday game, in Murray, Ky.
In that game, USM ran out to a 27-19 halftime lead, only to see the visitors outscore Southern Miss 35-29, in the second half. Jasper Johnson led the Eagles in scoring with 18 points, and Dante Stiggers added 10.
The Eagles and Racers both won their opening two games, and
Through two games,
Southern Miss owns victories over
Through two games, Southern Miss has shot the ball considerably better than last season. A year ago, the Eagles finished the season shooting .411, and this year that number stands at .483 on 58-of-120 shooting. The Eagles also have own a healthy edge in rebounding, 42.0-to-32.5.
Following this game, Southern Miss continues a lengthy road trip that has the team playing four straight games on the road. A pair of games in the Winthrop Tournament (Dec. 5-6) in
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