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  Back to the basics for USM defense

There really is not many things that the Southern Miss defense can do better compared to a season ago. But the Golden Eagles are going to try.

Defense has big day during USM 1st scrimmage

Bassfield’s Racheem Boothe ready to lead USM defense

Southern Miss deep at wide receiver

Cortez Edwards Signs With BBL’s Worcester Wolves

  USM hosts All-Star Night at the Trademart

  Southern Miss athletes visit patients at Blair E. Batson

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Southern Miss’ Hemby Named to Bronko Nagursky Trophy Watch List

Southern Miss’ Trace Clopton on Rimington Trophy Preseason Watch List

USM lands 5 on All-C-USA football squad

USM’s Wallner named 1st-team All-America

Matt Wallner drafted 39th overall by Twins in MLB Draft

USM pummels ASU in Game 1 of NCAA Regional

NCAA Regionals: Where Ole Miss, Mississippi State, and Southern Miss will be playing

Ole Miss, Mississippi State, and Southern Miss all earned spots in different regionals, with Ole Miss and State each hosting.

Matt Wallner delivers 10th-inning game-winning home run to beat Rice in C-USA opener

Matt Wallner lined a two-run home run over the right-field fence, completing an improbable five-run rally over the final two innings Wednesday night as Southern Miss walked off a 6-4 victory in the opening round of the 2019 Conference USA Baseball Championship at MGM Park.

Matt Wallner named C-USA hitter of the week

A day after breaking the school career record for home runs, junior Matt Wallner (Forest Lake, Minn.) added another honor to his long list of accolades during his three years at Southern Miss.

Southern Miss falls in regular season-finale; Wallner becomes school home run leader

If a silver lining was to be found in Southern Miss’ weekend disappointment against UAB, the Golden Eagles now know exactly the postseason path they must travel.

Conference USA Tournament pairings set

Southern Miss evens series with UAB with 10-5 Friday night victory

Southern Miss drops UAB opener in extra innings Thursday night

Wendy Hogue resigns as Southern Miss Softball Coach

USM’s Abby Trahan named C-USA Pitcher of the Year

Cole Donaldson delivers game-winning single to defeat Florida Atlantic 8-7

Walker Powell of Southern Miss wins C-USA Co-Pitcher of the Week honors

Southern Miss junior right-hander Walker Powell earned Conference USA Co-Pitcher of the Week honors on the strength of a complete-game effort against Middle Tennessee last Friday night.

Doc Sadler steps down as Southern Miss head men’s basketball coach

He led the Golden Eagles for the last five seasons, guided USM to a 20-13 overall record in 2018-2019 including an 11-7 mark in Conference USA.

Ole Miss defeats Southern Miss, 11-2, at Trustmark Park

5-run 6th inning propels Rebels

Southern Miss hires Troy’s Jeremy McClain as new athletic director

It is my privilege to announce that Jeremy McClain will serve as The University of Southern Mississippi’s next Director of Athletics. Jeremy will officially begin his work no later than July 1, pending IHL Board approval. On Monday, April 8, at 5:30 p.m., I invite you to join me at the Trent Lott Na

Wilson Scores 23 To Lift Longwood Over Southern Miss In CBI

Loss ends Golden Eagles’ season

Southern Miss baseball completes sweep of Louisiana Tech with 10-5 victory

Bryant Bowen drove in five runs with three hits as Southern Miss swept its opening Conference USA baseball series with a 10-5 victory over Louisiana Tech Sunday at J.C. Love Field.

USM basketball accepts bid to CBI tournament

The Golden Eagles will travel to Farmville, VA to take on the Longwood Lancers on Wednesday, March 20.

Southern Miss falls to WKU in C-USA semifinals

If the clocks were turned back to fall, and many schools' basketball fans were told they were going to have 20 wins and a tie game with eight minutes left in their conference tournament semifinals, they would have taken it.

Southern Miss advances to C-USA semifinals with 82-73 win over Marshall

Southern Miss withstood Marshall's 17 three-pointers to hold on for an 82-73 win in Thursday night's Conference USA quarterfinal, defeating the league's defending champ in tournament play for the second consecutive year.

Tyree Griffin, Cortez Edwards earn All-Conference USA honors

Southern Miss senior guards Tyree Griffin and Cortez Edwards, arguably the top 1-2 punch in the league, received Second-Team All-Conference USA accolades on Monday afternoon. Edwards was also named to the All-Defensive Team.

Shonte Hailes named All-Conference USA First Team

Shonte Hailes of the Lady Eagles was named All-Conference USA First Team by the conference ahead of the championships, held March 13-16 at the Star in Frisco, Texas.

Southern Miss Softball Takes Down North Texas, 7-3 in Series Finale

The Southern Miss Golden Eagles (11-10, 1-2) defeated North Texas (13-9, 2-1), 7-3 on Sunday in the series finale in Denton, Texas.

USM crushes UTSA on, claims first-round bye in C-USA Tournament

Southern Miss seniors Cortez Edwards, Tyree Griffin, Anfernee Hampton, Kevin Holland and Dominic Magee were treated to a Senior Day they will never forget. The Golden Eagles poured in 16 three-pointers en route to an 81-48 win over UTSA, guaranteeing the Black and Gold the No. 3 seed and bye at next

Southern Miss completes sweep of Holy Cross with 4-0 shutout Saturday

Gabe Montenegro homered to lead off the game Saturday afternoon for Southern Miss, and five Golden Eagle pitchers checked Holy Cross on four hits in 4-0 victory at Pete Taylor Park.

Southern Miss sweeps Holy Cross on Friday

Bryant Bowen and Will McGillis homered to back the pitching of Walker Powell to win the opener 4-1, while Matthew Guidry and Bowen each knocked in two runs in the nightcap as the Southern Miss completed the sweep with a 5-3 victory over Holy Cross Friday at Pete Taylor Park.

Southern Miss moves Saturday game time versus Holy Cross

Southern Miss game officials have moved the starting time for the final game of the Holy Cross series, which is set for Saturday, March 9, to 12 noon.

Expected rainy weather prompts altering of Southern Miss-Holy Cross series schedule

Due to expected rainy weather this weekend, Southern Miss Athletic officials have altered the schedule for the baseball series with Holy Cross this weekend at Pete Taylor Park/Hill Denson Field.

Edwards breaks career steals record in victory over Old Dominion

Only two days from the one-year anniversary of Southern Miss taking down No. 1-seed Middle Tennessee in the C-USA Quarterfinals, the Golden Eagles struck again with a 59-52 win at clinched-regular-season champion Old Dominion.

Southern Miss edged on the road at WKU, 76-71

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Southern Miss-Gonzaga finale cancelled due to heavy rains

Southern Miss and Gonzaga moved up the final game of their three-game series three hours in an effort to get in the final game of the set and thus beating an expected rain storm in process.

Southern Miss drops 4-2 and 10-8 doubleheader against Gonzaga

Gonzaga right-hander Casey Legumina allowed two runs on three hits over seven innings in the opener and the Bulldogs score four times in the 10th in the nightcap, sweeping No. 23 Southern Miss 4-2 and 10-8 Saturday afternoon at Pete Taylor Park.

Megan Brown scores 1,000th career point in win over UTSA

The Lady Eagles defeated the Roadrunners of UTSA on senior day, 72-39, with Megan Brown scoring her 1,000th career point. It was a storybook ending to Southern Miss' home schedule.

Golden Eagles make history at New Orleans Invitational

For the first time in program history, the Southern Miss beach volleyball team recorded its first-ever win. On Friday afternoon at the New Orleans Invitational, the Golden Eagles (1-4, 0-0 CCSA) swept Huntingdon at the Digs Volleyball Complex. In the afternoon flight, New Orleans got the best of Sou

Southern Miss-Gonzaga game set for Friday postponed due to wet grounds

Heavy rains Thursday night has forced the postponement of the Southern Miss baseball game Friday with Gonzaga at Pete Taylor Park/Hill Denson Field.

Walker Powell named Madness National Player of the Week

College Sports Madness announced Walker Powell of Southern Miss and Thomas Dillard of Ole Miss as the Madness National Players of the Week for their exceptional performance during the past week’s action.

Southern Miss Pitcher Walker Powell Earns C-USA Weekly Award; Golden Eagles Start Homestand Versus UNO

While Southern Miss baseball looks ahead to a new week which features an eight-game homestand starting with New Orleans, one Golden Eagle got honored for his work last weekend with the program.

Mississippi State Baseball Takes Series with Walk-Off Win Over Southern Miss

With two outs in the bottom of the ninth inning of a tie game, the No. 9 Mississippi State baseball program capitalized on the third error of the game by No. 21 Southern Miss, as sophomore Tanner Allen sent the Dudy Noble Field faithful home happy with a walk-off RBI double that scored classmate Jor

Southern Miss Downs LA Tech, 74-70

The Lady Eagles toppled the Lady Techsters of LA Tech, 74-70 on Saturday afternoon in Reed Green Coliseum. Southern Miss was led by Shonte Hailes, who recorded a new career-high against the Lady Techsters.

Ole Miss Baseball Drops Heartbreaker in Slugfest at Tulane

When Thomas Dillard's second home run of the day landed in the parking lot beyond the right field wall at Greer Field at Turchin Stadium, it looked as though Ole Miss baseball had clinched the series. But at the end of a wild 13-12 affair, Tulane emerged victorious on a walk-off home run.

Golden Eagles’ Six-Game Win Streak Snapped in Overtime versus UAB

Lewis Sullivan's heave from the deep wing banked in with less than seven seconds left in regulation, and UAB made all its shots down the overtime stretch to defeat Southern Miss, 76-72, on Saturday afternoon.

Mississippi State Homers Three Times to Beat Southern Miss 8-1 Saturday

No. 9 Mississippi State hit three home runs, including two from Dustin Skelton, to defeat No. 21 Southern Miss 8-1 here Saturday afternoon at Dudy Noble Field.

Southern Miss Blanks Mississippi State in Extra Innings 1-0 on Friday

Pinch hitter Charlie Fischer drove home the game’s lone run in helping support a strong pitching performance by both Walker Powell and Ryan Och in leading No. 21 Southern Miss to a 1-0, 10-inning victory over No. 9 Mississippi State Friday afternoon at Dudy Noble Field.

Mississippi State Baseball Announces Schedule Change for Southern Miss Opener

With the threat of inclement weather in the forecast, the Mississippi State baseball program has announced that the series opener versus Southern Miss on Friday (Feb. 22) will now start at 2 p.m. at Dudy Noble Field.

Rain forces cancellation of USM-Troy baseball game at Trustmark Park

There has been no makeup date announced for this contest at this time.

Southern Miss Softball Drops Sunday Contest to #16 Baylor, 4-3

The Southern Miss softball team (7-4) dropped their final game of the Getterman Classic to #16 Baylor by a final score of 4-3 on Sunday afternoon.

Southern Miss Completes Sweep of Purdue with 16-7 Sunday Victory

Matt Wallner collected two hits and drove in a career-high tying five runs to lead Southern Miss to a 16-7 victory at Pete Taylor Park/Hill Denson Field, Sunday, completing a three-game sweep of visiting Purdue.

USM Softball Splits with Sam Houston State in Day Two of the Getterman Classic

The Southern Miss softball team (7-3) split day two of the Getterman Classic with Sam Houston State (4-5).

Conference USA Men’s Basketball’s Final Four Bonus Play Games Announced

Conference USA has announced its final pairings for each men's basketball team's final four games based on its pod seeding.

WBB Topples UTEP in Last-Second Victory

The Lady Eagles leave Texas with another win under their belt, this time against UTEP. Southern Miss had Alarie Mayze to thank for clinching the defeat of the Miners, as well as a season-best performance from Amber Landing.`

Southern Miss Pitches Past Purdue 4-2 Saturday Afternoon

Stevie Powers and Cody Carroll combined on a three-hitter as Southern Miss came back against Purdue for a second consecutive day, taking a 4-2 Saturday evening at Pete Taylor Park.

Southern Miss Blows Past UTEP for Sixth-Straight Win

The Southern Miss men's basketball team raced out to a 54-12 halftime lead and never looked back for a 77-47 win over visiting UTEP on Saturday afternoon. The Golden Eagles, currently third in Conference USA, now await the dates and opponents for their final four regular-season games, per the league

Southern Miss Pushes Up Purdue Finale to Beat Inclement Weather

The Southern Miss baseball game versus Purdue scheduled for Sunday, Feb. 17, has been pushed up to a 10:30 a.m. start time.

Southern Miss Wins Extra-Inning Season Opener 7-6 over Purdue Friday at Pete Taylor Park

Matt Guidry singled through the right side, driving in Brant Blaylock with the game-winning run, in lifting No. 21 Southern Miss to a 7-6, 10-inning season-opening victory over Purdue Friday evening at Pete Taylor Park.

Southern Miss Softball Continues Dominance in Day Two of the Black and Gold Invitational

After starting the 2019 season off 2-0 in day one of the Black and Gold Invitational, the Golden Eagles continued their dominance in day two by picking up two more wins. Southern Miss defeated Tennessee Tech 8-6 in their first game of the day and then took down Houston Baptist 9-1 in the final game

Golden Eagles Secure Overtime Win over LA Tech, 73-71

It took every ounce of energy on the floor, as well as amongst the season-high 4,587 fans in attendance, to will Southern Miss to its fourth consecutive win and seventh victory over its last nine games as it defeated Louisiana Tech 73-71 in overtime on Saturday.

Lady Eagles Fall to LA Tech on the Road

The Lady Eagles started the game off on the right foot against LA Tech, but ultimately fell to the Lady Techsters, 106-85.

Southern Miss Baseball Fan Day Set for Saturday at Pete Taylor Park

The Southern Miss Department of Athletics will hold its annual Baseball Fan Day, Saturday, Feb. 8. Fans of all ages are invited out to meet the teams and take part in an exciting day that also includes a Men's Basketball home game in Reed Green Coliseum.

  NATIONAL SIGNING DAY 2019: Athletes around metro sign national letters of intent to play college football

Wednesday is National Signing Day and college football teams across the country are hoping to complete their 2019 recruiting class.

Art Briles ‘not a candidate’ for position in USM football program

Former Baylor head coach Art Briles will not be joining the University of Southern Mississippi football program.

Art Briles interviews for OC job at Southern Miss

Former Baylor head football coach Art Briles has interviewed for the vacant offensive coordinator position at the University of Southern Mississippi.

Cortez Edwards, Golden Eagles Edge FAU for Third-Straight Win

Senior Cortez Edwards, a native of Kissimmee, Fla., scored 16 of his 22 points in the second half to help Southern Miss to a nail-biting, 74-72 win at Florida Atlantic on Saturday afternoon.

Golden Eagles Blow Past Marshall, 101-51

Southern Miss led Marshall, the defending Conference USA champions, 48-31 at the half. It was good, but nothing to boast about yet.

Lady Eagles Finish Strong at Marshall

The Lady Eagles finished on top at Marshall, coming away with another conference win against the Thundering Herd to the tune of 64-52 in Henderson Center.

Southern Miss Baseball Adds Two Players for 2020 Season

Southern Miss baseball coach Scott Berry announced Friday the additions of two more players for the 2020 season including infielder Jake Holifield (Semmes, Ala.) right-hander pitcher Tyler Lantz (Collinsville, Miss.).

Leonard Harper-Baker’s Career Night Not Enough Against WKU

Leonard Harper-Baker recorded career-highs of 18 points and 15 rebounds, the latter being the most by a Golden Eagle since Jonathan Mills in 2013, but WKU’s 34-21 halftime lead was too much for Southern Miss to overcome in a 66-63 defeat Thursday night.

Southern Miss Picked to Win 2019 C-USA Baseball Title as Four Players Named to Preseason Team

Conference USA has announced its 2019 preseason baseball awards, as chosen by the league’s 12 head coaches. Southern Miss junior outfielder/pitcher Matt Wallner has been chosen as the preseason Player of the Year for the second straight season, while Rice junior right-hander Matt Canterino was name

Southern Miss Falls at Old Dominion

It was a game of runs in the first half, but Old Dominion built a 40-29 lead at the break and maintained control throughout for a 78-60 win over Southern Miss on Saturday. Eight of the Golden Eagles' last 10 games have been on the road, beginning Dec. 15 at Wichita State.

Southern Miss never trails in 77-70 win over Middle Tennessee

It was home-cooking for the Golden Eagle men’s basketball team as it played in Reed Green Coliseum for the first time in 30 days. Tyree Griffin scored 21 points and added seven assists to help the Black and Gold to a 77-70 win over Middle Tennessee on Thursday night.