Southern Miss @ Florida Atlantic
Regular Season Records: Southern Miss 7-25; Florida Atlantic 18-13
What to Know
The Southern Miss Golden Eagles and the Florida Atlantic Owls are set to clash at 9:30 p.m. ET March 9 at Ford Center at The Star in the second round of the Conference USA Conference Tourney. The Golden Eagles have been on the wrong side of a one-way rivalry with Florida Atlantic and are hoping to record their first win since Feb. 13 of 2020.
Southern Miss earned some postseason bragging rights after a successful outing on Tuesday. They had just enough and edged out the Texas-San Antonio Roadrunners 67-64. It was another big night for Southern Miss’ forward Tyler Stevenson, who had 22 points in addition to seven boards.
Meanwhile, Florida Atlantic netted an 84-76 victory over the Florida International Panthers on Saturday.
Southern Miss have to know they’ll be fighting an uphill battle given the 13.50 point spread they are up against. They might be worth taking a chance on against the spread, however, as they are currently on a four-game streak of ATS wins.
Check back on MaxPreps.com to see if the Golden Eagles can pick off the Owls as they join postseason play.
How To Watch
When: Wednesday at 9:30 p.m. ETWhere: Ford Center at The Star — Frisco, TexasFollow: CBS Sports App
The Owls are a big 13.5-point favorite against the Golden Eagles, according to the latest college basketball odds.
The oddsmakers had a good feel for the line for this one, as the game opened with the Owls as a 14.5-point favorite.
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Florida Atlantic have won five out of their last eight games against Southern Miss.
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