Another solid team. Would be good to go into the new year with a two game win streak though.
SCOUTING THE GOLDEN EAGLES
Southern Miss enters Sunday’s contest with an 8-4 overall record and a 7-2 mark when playing at home. The Golden Eagles have won three of their last four contests including two straight against Blue Mountain College (84-38) and Southeastern Louisiana (59-52).
Southern Miss averages 65.7 points per game on 46.5 percent shooting from the field and 31.1 percent from beyond the 3-point line. Individually, the Golden Eagles are led by Megan Brown, who averages 11.0 points per game. Shonte Hailes and Kelsey Jones also average double-figures with 10.1 points per game each. Defensively, Southern Miss allows opponents to score 57.1 points per game on 38.3 percent shooting and 30.0 percent from beyond the arc.
On the glass this season, the Golden Eagles outrebound their opponents by 10.4 per game at 38.8-28.4. Jones leads a balanced effort with 5.9 rebounds per game, while Brown pulls down 5.2 per game and Hailes averages 4.8.