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February 21, 2013

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SERVING SOUTHERN MISS SINCE 1927

Volume 97 Issue 39

GREEK LIFE

Greeks dance and swim for sight Ashleigh Johnson Printz Writer On Wednesday night, a group of about 900 Greeks gathered in Bennett Auditorium to show off their dance moves, all while raising money and awareness for Delta Gamma’s foundation, Service for Sight. The event, dubbed King Neptune, is part of the sorority’s annual Anchor Splash week, which consists of profit share nights, a dance competition and a synchronized swimming and dance competition, scheduled for tonight in the Payne Center Natatorium. “I always enjoy dancing on stage for such a good cause,” said Steven Panepinto, a member of Pi Kappa Phi, the fraternity who took home the crown and won the overall dance off. “It’s definitely something I look forward to every year.” At the competition, Pi Kappa Alpha came in second and Sigma Phi Epsilon was third. “So many organizations put so much enthusiasm and time into Anchor Splash every year, and it means a lot to us that so many people get excited for our philanthropy event,” said Anchor Splash director Alanna Buckley. Panepinto said he and his group have been practicing for a few weeks on their dance. “The guys worked for countless hours in order to perfect the routine,” he said. Throughout the week, the members of Delta Gamma have been spending their time raising awareness for their foundation as well as money. Since Monday, a booth has been set up in the Thad Cochran Center, with pictures of eyes from all Greek organizations. Participants voted for their favorite eyes by dropping coins into jars. The members of Delta Gamma also visited local businesses to find sponsors and community members willing to donate for their cause. In addition to money, they

also collect Campbell soup labels, Box Tops for Education and eyeglasses that can be donated to those in need. Buckley said the money from Anchor Splash the past two years has gone to Gallant Hearts Guide Dog Center in Madison, Miss., a non-profit organization that trains seeing-eye dogs. Last year, Delta Gamma raised $15,000. This year, Buckley has hopes of exceeding that. “Delta Gamma is very unique because our foundation was founded by one of our own,” said assistant director of Anchor Splash Morgan Lambert. “Many people don’t realize how common visual

impairments are and how many people are affected by them. As a chapter, we have a passion for our philanthropy and want to raise awareness for our cause.” Anchor Splash is the final event in Delta Gamma’s philanthropy week. It will kick off tonight with the sororities participating in a synchronized swimming routine and will be followed by various relay races. Both male and female teams participate in the races. Everyone is encouraged to attend. “It is such a fun event,” said senior Delta Gamma member Caitlin Siedell. “It makes me really proud to be a part of such an amazing chapter.”

SGA DEBATE

DANCING AT LUGHNASA

BASKETBALL

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Members of Sigma Nu perform at Delta Gamma’s philanthropy event King Neptune at Bennett Auditorium on Wednesday night.

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Members of Delta Gamma perform at their philanthropy event King Neptune at the Bennett Auditorium on Wednesday night.

WEATHER Thursday

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65/50 Saturday

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INDEX

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Mark Your Planner 21 22 23 24 25 10 a.m. Delta Gamma Mr. & Mrs. Eyes Union Lobby

1 p.m. Greek Life Tornado Relief Collection Union Lobby

11 a.m. Zeta Phi Beta Pageant Tabling Union Lobby

2 p.m. Job Searching Tips for Future Student Affairs Professionals Student Activities HUB

11:45 a.m. USM Wesley Foundation Free Lunch Thursdays USM Wesley Building 1 p.m. Greek Life Tornado Relief Collection Union Lobby

1 p.m. CPC Recruitment Ready TCC Grand Ballroom 3 p.m. Secular Student Alliance Meeting Guest Speaker Dan Barker LAB Gonzales Auditorium

8:30 a.m. Relay for Life Tabling Shoemaker Square 9:30 a.m. The Southerner Tabling Shoemaker Square and TCC Lobby 11 a.m. The Southerner Yearbook Sales TCC Atrium 6 p.m. Reformed University Fellowship Game Night Union B 6:30 p.m. Southern Miss’ Got Talent Auditions Student Activities Black Conference Room

5:30 p.m. SGA Election Commission Meeting Student Activities HUB 7 p.m. Delta Gamma Anchor Splash Payne Center Natatorium

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Thursday, February 21, 2013

WHERE’S SEYMOUR?! LAST WEEK’S WINNER!!

Mary Bergens

LOOK FOR SEYMOUR AGAIN IN TUESDAY’S EDITION OF THE STUDENT PRINTZ!!

ACROSS 1 Former “Idol” judge, to fans 4 Head of Slytherin House, in Potter books 9 “The Hobbit” dragon 14 Rower’s tool 15 Fax ancestor 16 Gdansk dance 17 A, in Acapulco 18 Instruction for this puzzle 20 Food fish 22 Iris family flowers 23 Leg bone 24 Inamorato 25 Goes out to sea 29 Bygone dagger 31 Coke competitor 33 “Really?” responses 35 Spanish custard 38 Curved 39 Small, numbered 60-Acrosses 42 Five-0 detective, familiarly 43 Poet Pound 44 Bill’s adventurous partner 45 Swellhead 47 Caesar’s “I came” 49 “Jeopardy!” creator Griffin 50 See from afar 53 Set of eight 57 ___ Sketch: toy 59 Pretender 60 What you’ll draw in this grid if you 18-Across with six straight lines 64 __ Lanka 65 Reprimander’s slapping spot? 66 Guitarist Eddy 67 Actress Ullmann 68 Caravan stopovers 69 Lustful deity 70 High card DOWN 1 Knight game 2 Hawaii’s Pineapple Island 3 Dental brand 4 Title subject of a G.B. Shaw play 5 Broadway light

2/7/13

By Mike Buckley

6 Baba who outwitted thieves 7 Shilling’s five 8 Soldier in a war film, e.g. 9 What freelancers may work on? 10 Star givers, often 11 Stout relative 12 “My dog has fleas” instrument 13 __ guzzler 19 Appointment time 21 International contest with a cosmic name 24 Prove otherwise 26 Italian bowling game 27 Run, as colors 28 Like Eeyore 30 Pair in Banff? 32 Bounder 33 Old enough 34 __ among thieves 36 Wood carver 37 Brazen 40 Children’s author Asquith 41 Daniel __ Kim: “Hawaii Five-0” actor

Wednesday’s Puzzle Solved

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42 BHO, but not GWB 46 MIT’s newspaper, with “The” 48 Tryst at twelve 51 Gets rid of 52 St. Anthony’s home 54 Magnetic induction unit 55 Apt first name of Fleming’s Goldfinger

2/7/13

56 Automatic transmission gear 58 Skin pictures, briefly 59 Doodle’s ride 60 Not quite a crowd, so they say 61 Swing or jazz follower 62 “’Tain’t” rebuttal 63 Squealer


SGA Candidates

Thursday, February 21, 2013

Ann Marie Chilcutt

-President Major: Communication Studies; Spanish minor Classification: Junior Hometown: West Point, Miss. Involvement: SGA Election Commission, Freshman Associates, Southern Style 2012, Honors College, Member of Greek Life, Leadership Scholar, Leadership Scholarship Executive team, College Panhellenic Council Scholarship Chair, Eagle Connection Vice President, GEWW Crew 2011, Lambda Sigma Honor Society, Order of Omega Honor Society, Habitat for Humanity volunteer, Assisted with Homecoming, Eaglepalooza, and The Big Event “Innovation. Communication. Restoration. Putting the students back in student government.”

Owen Terry

-Vice President Major: Communication; Business Administration and Spanish minors Classification: Junior Hometown: Laurel, Miss. Involvement: SGA Senate, SGA Election Commission, Freshman Associates Random Acts of School Spirit Committee Chairman, President’s List, Honors College, National Merit Presidential Scholar, Southern Style 2012, Pi Kappa Phi Fraternity Chief Justice and Acadmics Chairman, Honors College Ambassador, Eagle Connection, GEWW Crew 2011, Lambda Sigma Honor Society, Order of Omega Honor Society, Phi Eta Sigma Honor Society, Golden Key International Honor Society “Innovation. Communication. Restoration.”

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Brandon Hersey

Michael Sims

“Reform. Revamp. Restore.”

“Reform. Revamp. Restore.”

-President Major: Political Science and Communication Studies Classification: Junior Hometown: Hattiesburg, Miss. Involvement: Southern Miss Debate Society co-founder and Vice President, President of Freshman Associates, SGA Cabinet, Vice President of Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity, Inc., R.A. in Century Park

-Vice President Major: Polymer Science Classification: Junior Hometown: Hattiesburg, Miss. Involvement: SGA Parliamentarian, SGA Senator, Southern Miss Debate Society President and Co-Founder, American Chemical Society Student Affiliates Ambassador, USM Tennis Team Alum, Intramural Sports involvement

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Allen Moore

-Election Commissioner Major: Music Education Classification: Sophomore Hometown: Memphis, Tenn. Involvement: SGA Election Commission team, Freshman Associates, SGA Cabinet, GEWW Crew 2012, Men of Excellence, The Legacy Alumni Association, AASO, Lambda Sigma Honor Society, Choral Activities, Eagle Connection “Establishing. Amplifying. Continuing.”

SGA Candidates

Thurston Robertson

-Election Commissioner Major: Sociology Classification: Sophomore Hometown: Benton, Miss. Involvement: SGA Election Commission team, Freshman Associates, SGA Cabinet, GEWW Crew 2012, Southern Style 2013, Eagle Connection, Afro-American Student Organization Branch Advisor, Lambda Sigma Honor Society, Student Eagle Club, Men of Excellence Recording Secretary “INCREASING the INVOLVEMENT to IGNITE change in the Election System”

Alexa Moore

-Election Commissioner Major: Child and Family Studies: Family Relations Classification: Junior Hometown: Hattiesburg, Miss. Involvement: SGA Election Commission Team, Kappa Delta Sorority, Student Eagle Club, The Legacy Alumni Association, Office of Human Resources Student Worker “I have a P.L.A.N. My plan is to Prepare, Lead, and Achieve Necessities.”

Thursday, February 21, 2013

Alex Washington

-Election Commissioner Major: Interdisciplinary Studies; NonProfit, MCJ, and Family Studies minor Classification: Sophomore Hometown: Clinton, Miss. Involvement: SMAC Executive Board Arts and Entertainments Chair, GEWW Crew, SGA Senate, SGA Philanthropy Commission, SGA Election Commission, Textbook Initiatives Committee, African American Student Organization, Young Democrats, Residence Hall Association, Southern Miss Radio Producer, National Association of Black Journalists, Student Eagle Club Recruitment Chair, Relay for Life, The Center of Community and Civic Engagement, Residence Life Judicial Board “I can’t change today, but WE can WORK on tomorrow.”

Places to vote: Liberal Arts Building -Main Lobby

Crystal Johnson

-Treasurer Major: Health Policy and Administration Classification: Senior Hometown: Edwards, Miss. Involvement: SGA Philanthropy Commission, SGA Election Commission, Zeta Phi Beta Sorority, Inc. Programming Chair, National Panhellenic Council Ambassador, Leadership Scholar, College of Health Ambassador Public Relations Chair, The Legacy, Wesley Foundation Leadership Team and Praise Band, Eagle Ambassador, Year 2 Initiative, Residence Hall Association in Century Park 2, Black History Committee, Mississippi Scholar “M & M: Minimizing the Cost, Maximizing the Experience.”

Kamiya Washington

-Treasurer Major: Accounting; Criminal Justice Minor Classification: Sophomore Hometown: Byram, Miss. Involvement: SGA Judicial Board, SGA Philanthropy Commission, SGA Election Commission “Promote. Accountability. Increase. Restore.”

Christopher Brewer

-Attorney General Elect Major: Forensic Science Classification: Junior Hometown: Clinton, Miss. Involvement: Freshman Associates, Pi Kappa Phi Fraternity, SGA PR/Marketing Committee, SGA Advertisement (or advisement) committee, multiple honor societies “Serving justice with integrity.”

Union -Main floor, next to Seymour’s Thad -Front of Fresh Food Company Cook Library -Inside the atrium

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Student Government Association presidential candidates Brandon Hersey and Ann Marie Chilcutt take turns answering questions at the SGA debate held on Tuesday night. The debate lasted roughly an hour, and candidates were able to debate their platforms, ideas and messages. Candidates were asked various questions specific to their respective positions.


Thursday, Februray 21, 2013

on campus

Arts & Entertainment

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‘Dancing at Lughnasa’ to open Friday Chase Ladner Printz Writer The Theatre Department at the University of Southern Mississippi is scheduled to open their first play of the semester this weekend with the Irish drama “Dancing at Lughnasa” by Brian Friel. The play is directed by Alicia Hanley, a graduate student and the director of “Lysistrata” last semester. Despite having the same director, the plays could not be more different. While “Lysistrata” was a modern take on a Greek comedy, “Dancing with Lughnasa” is a more contemporary character drama originally shown in 1990. The play is narrated by Michael, who takes the audience through a childhood memory of one summer in 1936 during the Celtic holiday of Lughnasa. While it does play into the story, the holiday is more of a backdrop for telling the story of Michael’s mother and her four sisters living together with their sick brother. The play centers around the family dealing with loss of jobs, getting older and baby daddies showing up out of the blue. “I find the play very poignant,” said Moriah Whiteman, a firstyear graduate student who

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Senior theatre major Liz Kerlin and Halie Ecker rehearse a scene from “Dancing at Lughnasa,” the theatre department’s most recent production which opens in the Tatum Theatre this weekend.

plays the sister Agnes. “It’s very humors being a mundane story of five women working together, but it has a very heightened sense of life.” While the holiday is not central to the story, the Irish setting is. Themes such as poverty, Catholicism, paganism and heritage add a lot of flavor to the characters. All of it helps

to endear the characters to the audience, and a big part of that characterization is their cadence and accent which the actors portray to the best of their ability with the help of vocal coaches and tapes. While the quality of the accents vary, for the most part they are not particularly distracting by the end of first scene.

“This is one of the first times I’ve really come across a contemporary play where the language is so important,” said Derrick Phillips, a second year graduate student who plays Michael. “It took me awhile to get into the script, but once I noticed how it was written and how different characters have different punctuations add to the characters.”

While this is all set in Michael’s memory, he is not main character, nor is he a very active part of the story. Despite this, the nature of the story has helped inform the design of the play. “The script itself is a mix of realism and memory,” said Bailey McClure, a second year scenic design graduate student. “What we wanted to do is make the outside area more of that memory and the inside of the house more realistic and more detail to represent the finer memories, the happier things that he remembers.” While the drama of the family dynamics is a big part of the play, there are many moments of comedy as the characters try to cope with life’s troubles. “I like this playwright,” said Louis Rackoff, head of the Master of Fine Arts program. “This is a very beautiful and poetic story that is very accessible. It’s a story about a family in love and a story of what keep them together and what pulls them apart.” The play opens this Friday in the Tatum Theatre of Theatre and Dance Building and will have seven more showings, with the last being on March 2. For pricing information and a full list of showings, visit www. usm.edu/theatre/our-season.

music

Spring music fests to host top headliners Caitlin Seale Printz Writer It’s music festival time again. With the recent release of the 2013 Bonnaroo lineup, you’re sure to have caught the festival bug and are itching to cram into a crowd singing along to the hits of your favorite artist. While Bonnaroo has a phenomenal lineup this year, boasting the talent of Paul McCartney, Mumford & Sons, Passion Pit, Wilco and Local Natives, the six-hour travel time might be a little too stout for some, but don’t freak out; there are lots of great music opportunities closer to home. The Mississippi Gulf Coast will host the third annual Gulfport Music Festival May 10 and 11. This year, the festival’s acts have a combined 75 million records sold, 60 top ten singles and multiple Grammy awards. Friday has a range of genres, from punk (The Offspring) to alternative rock

(Shinedown). Saturday the festival will play host to popular acts such as the Smashing Pumpkins, OneRepublic and Wiz Khalifa. Local favorites Rosco Bandana will also take the stage at the festival in their hometown. The increasingly popular Hangout Festival in Gulf Shores, Ala. boasts sand, surf and good music. This year, the festival will be May 17-19 all right on the sandy shore. One of the most anticipated artists for this festival is rock band Kings of Leon, as well as Tom Petty and the Heartbreakers. The festival will also feature the music of Best Coast, Dirty Projectors, Ellie Goulding, The Shins and Bassnectar. The two weekends of the New Orleans Jazz and Heritage Festival in April 26 to May 5 have been jam packed with incredible headliners. The festival has a variety of genres represented that will appeal to every music fan of every age. The festival kicks off with John Mayer and Band

of Horses the Friday night of the first weekend. Billy Joel, Dave Mathews Band and B.B. King all appear on the roster for the first weekend. The fun doesn’t stop there, though. The next weekend, Maroon 5, Willie Nelson, Phoenix, Little Big Town, Mutemath, Frank Ocean and The Black Keys will take the stage. Along with the bigger acts, the festival will host many of the local brass bands and local artists that the city is so famous for. If festivals just aren’t your scene or ticket prices are a little too steep for your pocketbook, make sure to check out local venues around Hattiesburg. The music scene here is definitely worth checking out and always provides a fun night out with friends. In fact, bands such as Local Natives, Moon Taxi and Rosco Bandana that will be taking the stage at these big festivals have actually made stops in some of the bars in Hattiesburg.

Mark your calendars! Gulfport Music Festival - May 10 and 11 Hangout Festival - May 17, 18 and 19 New Orleans Jazz and Heritage Festival Weekend One: - April 26, 27 and 28 Weekend Two: - May 2, 3, 4 and 5


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Thursday, February 21, 2013

HEALTH

Student Shout-outs

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Dr. Mike Whittmann speaks to students at the Health Care marketing meet and greet held in the International building on Wednesday afternoon.

Our SGA President works hard to uplift and restore the university to its full potential in every possible way she can. She has and continues to do an excellent job! Que Delta 2013: Critical Invasion is March 17-23! Are you OWT enough to survive it??! Since when did campaigning become more important than going to class? Maybe someone needs to reform, revamp, and restore their priorities. I have been the President of a student organization for 2 years. Never have I seen any bit of this money that the elected officials promised during the debates. I’d rather not go through it again. Vote Chilcutt/Terry for 2013 SGA President and Vice President. Be reasonable, guys. Do you want candidates who are treating this election as a résumé booster? Or would you rather have candidates who gladly give their blood, sweat, and tears to the place we call home? Make the right decision. Good luck to the USM Track and Field team this weekend at Indoor Conference! Big shoutout to the Women’s Distance runners! Yall have been training hard this semester now go out there and finish strong! Your #1 fan

ON CAMPUS

Losing faith in faith: Barker to speak Paul White Printz Writer

This Saturday, an evangelical minister of 19 years turned atheist is coming to the University of Southern Mississippi to tell his story. Dan Barker will be speaking at 3 p.m. in Gonzales Auditorium, Room 108 of the Liberal Arts Building. He will also be available for a question and answer session and a book signing. The event will be hosted by the USM division of the Secular Student Alliance and is free and open to the public. “Barker is going to be speaking on behalf of what caused him to go from being a devout Christian to a prolific atheist,” said SSA President Melanie Green. Barker has authored such books as “Losing Faith in Faith” (1992), an autobiographical chronicling of his

personal story of de conversion, and a critical analysis of Christianity and the Bible; “Godless” (2008), an update on his previous book, including a foreword from Richard Dawkins; and “Just Pretend: A Freethought Book for Children” (1988) that compares God and Santa and myth with reality and celebrates atheism and freedom of thought, according to the Freedom From Religion Foundation’s website, of which Barker is the copresident. He has also authored several other books. FFRF is the leading group fighting for church/state separation, according to Green. Barker has a long history with the Christian faith. He was a teenage evangelist at age 15. He received a degree in religion from Azusa Pacific University and was ordained to the ministry by the Standard Community Church of California in 1975.

Barker is also a successful Christian musician. For more than two decades he was an accompanist, arranger and record producer for Manuel Bonilla, “the leading Christian singer in the Spanish-speaking world,” according to ffrf.org. He has also worked with such Christian personalities as Pat Boone, Jimmy Roberts and gospel songwriter Audrey Meier. Even after renouncing his faith in 1984, Barker is still receiving royalties from his popular children’s Christian musicals “Mary Had a Little Lamb” (1977) and follow-up “His Fleece was White as Snow” (1978), both published by Manna Music and performed all over the world, according to ffrf.org. Barker is also cohost of the nationally syndicated weekly talk show on the Air-America network and Freethought Radio and a contributing editor for Freethought Today.

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Following years of extensive reading, Barker began to outgrow his religious beliefs. “If I had limited myself to Christian authors, I’d still be a Christian today,” Barker said. “I just lost my faith.” “It is the first time that someone of this caliber is speaking in Mississippi in regards to the subject matter,” Green said. “We want anyone to come out. I think it is important for all people to hear different perspectives.” That is essentially the goal of the SSA: to promote acceptance and diversity among religious beliefs, according to Green. “By having this group on campus, we are trying to change any negative stigmas associated with nonreligious people,” she said. The USM division of the SSA was the first to be established in Mississippi and became official in the fall of 2011. “It was pretty difficult [establishing the group] based on locality, as you can imagine,” Green said. “I pretty much had to barter with Student Activities for six months, as far as atheism is concerned, to expose people to it.” After that, Mississippi State University, the University of Mississippi, Millsaps College and Pearl River Community College followed rank. For more information on the SSA and the upcoming event, visit facebook.com/usmssa. Questions can be emailed to USM.SSA@gmail.com.

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Thursday, Februray 21, 2013

Basketball

Sports

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Brooks leads Eagles past UTEP Kyle Smith Sports Editor Jerrold Brooks scored 11 of his 13 points in the second half, eight of which came during a 13-1 run late in the second half, as Southern Miss outlasted UTEP Tuesday night at Reed Green Coliseum. The game got off to a slow start, with the score only 10-9 after 10 minutes of play in the first half. UTEP (14-11, 7-5 C-USA) continued to pound the ball inside throughout the rest of the half, scoring 14 of their 22 first half points in the paint. Southern Miss scored half of their 16 first half points in the paint but was only 7-23 from the field and 2-11 from three in the opening half. The second half started with UTEP jumping out to a 27-18 lead off of baskets from Konner Tucker and McKenzie Moore. The team’s traded baskets until the 11:36 mark,

when Southern Miss went on a 13-1 run to jump out to a 41-33 lead. The lead proved too much for UTEP to overcome, as Southern Miss held off to win 45-39. Head basketball coach Donnie Tyndall said he knew the game was going to be a struggle, as UTEP is a very good defensive team. “We knew we were going to play a team that was good defensively,” Tyndall said. “We beat a very good basketball team. They make the game ugly, and I mean that in the most complimentary way possible. They make you earn every basket and don’t give up points in the open court, which is where we thrive.” Brooks, who went 3-10 from three, never doubted his shot. “Coach told me to keep shooting,” Brooks said. “I kept finding ways to get open, and I knew in my mind some would go in. The three that fell - we needed them.” Tyndall credited his team with winning in a different way than they

are comfortable with. “We’ve won a lot of different ways,” Tyndall said. “Our team just finds a way. We like to play up tempo, we like to run, but tonight was like an NCAA tourney game: a half court dominated, very physical game. Brooks led Southern Miss with 13 points on 5-14 shooting. Neil Watson was the only other Golden Eagle in double figures, as he scored 11 on the night. Daveon Boardingham added eight points and eight rebounds on the night. The Eagles help UTEP to just 21.4% shooting from the field in the second half, and held them to just 15.4% from three the entire game. Moore led UTEP with 12 points and 11 rebounds. Southern Miss (21-6, 10-2 CUSA) heads to Memphis for a rematch on Saturday at noon. The game is scheduled to be broadcast on FSN.

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Senior forward Jonathan Mills looks for a way out of a defensive trap during the game played against UTEP on Wednesday night.

Baseball

Golden Eagle rally falls short at Alabama Barrett Negus Printz Writer The Alabama Crimson Tide scored five unearned runs in the fifth inning on two Southern Miss errors and held off the No. 21 ranked Golden Eagles’ furious comeback to win 10-8 Tuesday night in Tuscaloosa. The Eagles struck first, with Dillon Day leading off the game with a double off Crimson Tide starter Taylor Guilbeau (1-0), and later scoring on a wild pitch. Guilbeau finished with seven strikeouts in five innings of work and no earned runs. The Tide knotted the game at one in the fourth off Southern Miss starter Jake Winston, a true freshman making his debut as a Golden Eagle. Winston suffered the loss, striking out six in four innings of

work, giving up only one earned run on two hits. “I thought Jake (Winston) was very composed and pitched very well considering it being his first start against Alabama on the road,” head baseball coach Scott Berry said. “He pitched very well and has a very bright future ahead of him.” Alabama plated five runs in the fifth on only two hits, breaking open the then low-scoring affair. They added another in the sixth inning, making the score 7-1. The Eagles cut the lead to 7-3 on a Bradley Roney sacrifice fly and Chase Fowler’s run scoring single in the seventh. After A.J. Glasshof ’s second scoreless inning of relief, the Eagles got two more runs on a Tim Lynch double, cutting the lead to two. The Tide’s catcher Brett Booth hit a towering solo shot off the score-

Southern Miss Sports Upcoming Games: 02/21/13 7 p.m. Women’s Basketball vs. Memphis Hattiesburg, Miss. 02/22/13 6 p.m. Softball vs. Northwestern State Hattiesburg, Miss. 6 p.m. Baseball vs. Eastern Illinois Pete Taylor Park Hattiesburg, Miss

2:30 p.m. Softball vs. Northwestern State Hattiesburg, Miss. 3 p.m. Men’s Tennis at Alabama Tuscaloosa, Ala. 4 p.m. Baseball vs. Missouri State Pete Taylor Park Hattiesburg, Miss.

board in left center, highlighting a three run eighth that put a damper on the Eagles’ rally. The Eagles’ “never say die” attitude carried into the ninth, scoring three runs, only one earned on one hit and a walk off reliever Justin Kamplain. Kamplain put out the fire by striking out the potential gametying run with a runner on third to end the game. “I tip my hat to my players for fighting back, but we fell short because of the situation that we made for ourselves,” Berry said. “We ended up playing against more than Alabama tonight, but playing against ourselves.” With three hits and an RBI, including an RBI double in the threerun ninth, Isaac Rodriguez led the Golden Eagles. Booth led the Tide with three base knocks, driving in a pair of runs.

12:30 p.m. Softball vs. Louisiana Tech Hattiesburg, Miss. 2 p.m. Women’s Basketball vs. UAB Hattiesburg, Miss. 3 p.m. Baseball vs. Alcorn State Pete Taylor State Hattiesburg, Miss.

Box Score: Softball

5 p.m. Softball vs. Louisiana Tech Hattiesburg, Miss.

02/20 at Ole Miss W, 7-4 (4 p.m.)

02/23/13 12 p.m. Men’s Basketball at Memphis Memphis, Tenn.

02/24/13 11 a.m. Women’s Tennis at UAB Birmingham, Ala.

02/19 at Alabama L, 10-8

12 p.m. Women’s Tennis at Samford Birmingham, Ala.

12 p.m. Men’s Tennis vs. Florida A&M Hattiesburg, Miss.

Baseball

Men’s Golf

02/19 at Mobile Bay Intercollegiate 8th of 16

Men’s Basketball 02/20 vs. UTEP W, 45-39

Southern Miss (3-1) will be back on the field Friday, taking on Eastern Illinois at Pete Taylor Park in the Southern Miss Invitational. Andrew Pierce will toe the rubber, with first pitch set for 6 p.m., while sopho-

more shortstop Michael Sterling will make his season debut on Friday after suffering from back spasms in the preseason, benching him for the first four games.


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