No. 21 Memphis vs. Southern Miss final score: Tigers defeat Golden Eagles, 89-73

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Memphis used a huge run at the end of the first half on Saturday to blow past Southern Miss and stay undefeated in conference play.

Shaq Goodwin scored 19 points on 6-of-7 shooting as the No. 21 Memphis Tigers coasted to an 89-73 victory over the Southern Mississippi Golden Eagles on Saturday afternoon at FedEx Forum in Memphis, Tenn.

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The game was tightly contested for the first 16 minutes of the opening half, at which point Memphis began a 15-2 run to take a 46-30 lead into the break. The onslaught continued out of the locker room, as the Tigers opened up a 22-point lead after Goodwin's three-point play a little more than a minute into the second half.

Dwayne Davis scored 18 of Southern Miss' 30 first-half points, and finished with 28 in the loss for the Golden Eagles (21-7, 10-3 C-USA).

Chris Crawford pitched in 19 points off the bench for the Tigers, who remain unbeaten in Conference USA play and are 24-3 overall.

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