HATTIESBURG, Miss. -- DaQuan Bracey registered 17 points as Louisiana Tech routed Southern Miss 80-49 on Monday night in a Conference USA opener for both teams.
The Bulldogs entered ranked No. 21 in the nation in field-goal defense and held Southern Miss to 35% on 20-of-58 shooting, including 0 of 16 from 3-point range.
Tyler Stevenson had 12 points for the Golden Eagles (4-10, 0-1).
The teams match up again on Saturday in Ruston, La.
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