HATTIESBURG, MS (WDAM) - The Southern Miss Lady Eagles fell just short of winning a Conference USA title Saturday in Birmingham, losing to Western Kentucky 67-56.
It was the third in the last four years USM has lost in the league title game.
Brittany Dinkins paced USM with 25 points.
The Lady Eagles' season may not be over just yet. There is a chance they earn a spot in the Women's National Invitation Tournament. The 64-team field will be announced on Monday.