Charlotte tops Southern Mississippi 82-66 behind Vanhook (Jan 14, 2017)

BY AP • January 14, 2017

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) Anthony Vanhook scored 16 points with nine rebounds and Jon Davis had 15 points and seven assists in leading Charlotte past Southern Mississippi 82-66 on Saturday night and snapping a four-game losing streak.

Vanhook's layup with 15:39 left to play put Charlotte (8-9, 2-4 Conference USA) out front 47-36, and the 49ers led by double figures for the remainder of the game.

Charlotte was 28-for-63 shooting (44.4 percent) and 10 for 23 (43.5) from beyond the 3-point line. The Golden Eagles made just 20 of 62 shots (32.3 percent), including 6 for 21 from 3-point range.

Quinton Campbell had 11 points and 13 rebounds, and Khari Price had 10 points, six assists and five rebounds for Southern Mississippi (5-12, 2-3).

The Golden Eagles have lost back-to-back games and 11 of their last 13 contests.

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