Draine lifts Southern Miss over Louisiana Tech 73-71 in OT
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HATTIESBURG, Miss. (AP) LaDavius Draine scored a career-high 22 points as Southern Miss narrowly beat Louisiana Tech 73-71 in overtime on Saturday. Cortez Edwards added 21 points for the Golden Eagles.
Draine shot 4 for 6 on 3-pointers. Edwards also had 13 rebounds for the Golden Eagles.
Tyree Griffin had 10 points for Southern Miss (15-9, 7-5 Conference USA), which won its fourth consecutive game. Leonard Harper-Baker added nine rebounds.
The Golden Eagles leveled the season series against the Bulldogs with the win. Louisiana Tech defeated Southern Miss 71-56 on Dec. 29. Southern Miss takes on UTSA at home on Thursday. Louisiana Tech faces UTEP at home on Thursday.
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Updated February 9, 2019