Pierre Jr. leads Southern Miss over Middle Tennessee 84-54
HATTIESBURG, Miss. (AP) Jaron Pierre Jr. had 24 points and 10 rebounds as Southern Miss rolled past Middle Tennessee 84-54 on Friday night.
Pierre Jr. shot 9 for 11 from the floor, including 6 of 8 from deep.
Artur Konontsuk had 12 points for Southern Miss (6-6, 2-3 Conference USA). Denijay Harris added 12 points. Tyler Stevenson had 12 points and seven rebounds.
The Blue Raiders' 29.5 field-goal percentage represented the worst mark by a Southern Miss opponent this season.
Southern Miss totaled 46 second-half points, a season high for the team.
Jordan Davis had 11 points for the Blue Raiders (3-6, 1-2). Jalen Jordan added seven rebounds. Eli Lawrence had six rebounds.
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Updated January 15, 2021