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Campbell scores career-high 26 in Southern Miss victory

Southern Miss guard Quinton Campbell led the Golden Eagles past North Texas on Thursday.
Southern Miss guard Quinton Campbell led the Golden Eagles past North Texas on Thursday. Associated Press

Quinton Campbell scored a career-high 26 points as Southern Miss defeated North Texas 75-65 on Thursday night.

Michael Ramey added 11 points for the Golden Eagles (6-12 overall, 3-3 Conference USA), who made 25 free throws to 10 for the Mean Green.

Derail Green scored a season-high 17 points for North Texas (6-12, 0-6), which lost its seventh straight game.

North Texas led once at 18-17 before Southern Miss made a 14-2 run to end the first half leading 31-20.

Southern Miss opened the second half with a 7-0 run that began with a Campbell 3-pointer.

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