HATTIESBURG, Miss. -- Christion Thompson scored 15 points as Tulane held off Southern Miss 61-56 on Wednesday night.
Hightower had 13 points and 10 rebounds for his first career double-double for Tulane (7-1), which won its fourth consecutive game. K.J. Lawson added 11 points.
Stevenson had 10 points for the Golden Eagles (2-7), who have now lost four games in a row.
Tulane faces Saint Louis on Sunday. Southern Miss faces Southern Illinois at home on Saturday.
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