#11 Southern Miss needed to win twice on Sunday to take home the Conference USA Tournament title. The Golden Eagles did just that.
After blanking Charlotte 6-0 in in a 9:00am matchup, USM beat Florida Atlantic 12-3 to finish off a C-USA sweep. Scott Berry's crew won the regular season title last week.
FAU cut the deficit to 5-3 but the Golden Eagles surged with a 2-run 7th and a 5-run 8th. Matt Wallner led the way at the plate, going 4 for 5 with 4 RBI.
He hit a two-run homer in the 2nd, an RBI single in the 5th, and another RBI single in the 8th.
Southern Miss wins their 2nd C-USA Tournament in the last 3 seasons. The Golden Eagles improve to 42-16 on the season. They'll find out their regional destination Monday morning. The NCAA Baseball Championship bracket will be revealed at 11:00am on ESPNU.
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