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Recap - Southern Mississippi Defeats Florida International 85-72

Southern Mississippi got 26 points from Tyler Stevenson en route to a 85-72 victory over Florida International on Friday at Ocean Bank Convocation Center.

Southern Mississippi was a +3.5-point underdog in the win, and managed to turn a profit for their supporters.

Southern Mississippi got 20 points from Tae Hardy and another 12 points from LaDavius Draine. LaDavius Draine contributed 5 assists, while Tyler Stevenson cleaned the glass with 9 rebounds.

Florida International got 15 points from Tevin Brewer in a losing cause and another 15 points from Isaiah Banks. Tevin Brewer contributed 6 assists for them, while Dimon Carrigan had 8 rebounds.

First-half bettors who backed Florida International were victorious, as the score was $HalfScore at the break.

Southern Mississippi had a 39-22 advantage in the rebounding department as they won the battle in the paint.