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South Alabama downs Southern Miss 69-61 behind Sikes, McGee

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MOBILE, Ala. (AP) - Rodrick Sikes scored 20 points, Herb McGee added a career-high 19, and South Alabama beat Southern Miss 69-61 on Wednesday night.

Josh Ajayi scored 13 points and Nick Davis grabbed a career-high 11 rebounds and had five blocks for the Jaguars (5-3), who made 11 of 29 3-pointers, led by McGee with four and Sikes with three.

McGee hit three 3s in South Alabama's opening 23-2 run and the Jaguars never trailed en route to a 40-19 halftime lead after holding the Golden Eagles to 25.9 percent shooting in the half.

Southern Miss cut the deficit to 67-58 on Dominic Magee's free throw after a 12-0 run, but got no closer.

Magee scored 16 points with nine rebounds, and Cortez Edwards added 14 points for the Golden Eagles (3-4), who shot 39 percent.

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