Southern Miss. 68, UCF 58

Angelo Johnson scored a season-high 21 points and Southern

Mississippi defeated Central Florida 68-58 on Saturday night.

Johnson connected on four of his five 3-point attempts, leading

the Golden Eagles (16-10, 6-6 Conference USA) back from a 16-point

second half deficit.

Trailing 50-42 with 6:30 left, Southern Miss sandwiched a

Sai’Quon Stone three-point play between a pair of Johnson’s

3-pointers to take their first lead since the 15:07 mark in the

first half.

Gary Flowers added 16 points and Josimar Ayarza scored 10 for

the Golden Eagles.

Isaac Sosa scored 14 to lead Central Florida (13-13, 5-6).