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USM's Watson to take part in All-Star game

Southern Miss point guard Neil Watson just wrapped up a successful three-year stint at the school, and he's being rewarded for his accomplishments.

Watson will take part in the Reese's Division I College All-Star Game at 4:30 p.m. on Friday at AT&T Stadium in Arlington, Texas. The game will be air on CBS at 11 a.m. on Saturday.

The Southern Miss basketball program went 81-26 in Watson's three years at the school after he transferred in from Coffeyville (Kansas) Community College.

Watson was named first-team All-Conference USA this season after averaging 10.8 points and 4.1 assists for the Golden Eagles (29-7).

He is USM's all-time leader in free throw percentage (.852), second in assists (473) and third in 3-pointers (164).