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.
Sign Up and Save
Get six months of free digital access to the Sun Herald
Southern Miss opened the second half with a 7-0 run that began with a Campbell 3-pointer.