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USM Women open season with win over UNO

USM head coach Joye Lee-McNelis talks to her players during the Lady Eagles' 78-53 win over UNO on Sunday afternoon. Courtesy: WDAM USM head coach Joye Lee-McNelis talks to her players during the Lady Eagles' 78-53 win over UNO on Sunday afternoon. Courtesy: WDAM
HATTIESBURG, MS -

Southern Miss women’s basketball tallied 21 assists as a team en route to a 78-53 season-opening win over the University of New Orleans.

Led by senior guard Brittanny Dinkins with 18 points, the Lady Eagles had four players score ten points or more. USM junior Megan Brown nearly recorded a double-double as she finished with ten points and nine rebounds.

The Lady Eagles return to the court on Monday against William Carey at 11 a.m.

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