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HATTIESBURG, Miss. (AP) Neftali Alvarez scored 19 points as Southern Miss beat Georgia Southern 73-62 on Saturday.

Alvarez added four steals for the Golden Eagles (24-5, 13-3 Sun Belt Conference). Felipe Haase added 13 points while shooting 5 for 9, including 1 for 4 from beyond the arc, and he also had nine rebounds and seven assists. DeAndre Pinckney recorded 12 points and shot 5 of 10 from the field and 2 for 3 from the line.

Tyren Moore led the Eagles (14-15, 7-9) in scoring, finishing with 14 points. Georgia Southern also got 12 points and seven rebounds from Carlos Curry. Andrei Savrasov also had 12 points and six rebounds.

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Both teams next play Wednesday. Southern Miss visits Old Dominion while Georgia Southern hosts Coastal Carolina.

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