Stevenson sparks Southern Miss past UTSA in C-USA tournament
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FRISCO, Texas (AP) Tyler Stevenson had a go-ahead dunk inside the final minute on his way to 22 points and Southern Miss knocked UTSA out of the Conference USA tournament with a 67-64 victory in first-round action on Tuesday night.
Walyn Napper pitched in with 19 points and six assists for the Golden Eagles (7-25), who went 1-17 during regular-season conference play. Jaron Pierre Jr. added 12 points.
Jacob Germany scored a career-high 28 points and had 12 rebounds for the Roadrunners (10-22). He also committed seven of their 18 turnovers. Isaiah Addo-Ankrah added 14 points. Erik Czumbel totaled 10 points and six assists.
Southern Miss advances to play Florida Atlantic in the second round on Wednesday.
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Updated March 8, 2022