Southern Miss eases past Old Dominion

Edwin Delgado, Sports Editor

Brittany Dinkins scored 19 points and led the Southern Miss women’s basketball team to a 83-64 victory over the Old Dominion Monarchs to advance to the tournament semifinals.

The Golden Eagles had four players in double digits, Dinkins, Freshman forward Kierra Jordan added 16 points, junior forward Tamara Jones with 12 and senior guard Jamierra Faulkner had a double-double with 15 points and 12 assists.

Only two Monarchs’ reached double digits, Freshman guard LaQuanda Younger had 12 and sophomore forward Shae Kelley netted 13.

Southern Miss will face UTEP in semifinals on Friday at 11:30 a.m., at the Don Haskins Center for a spot in the Conference USA Championship game on Saturday.

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