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Marshall extends Southern Mississippi losing streak to 20
Marshall extends Southern Mississippi losing streak to 20

Everything’s gone to Hades in Hattiesburg, where the university Brett Favre made famous is stuck in the mud. Marshall handed Southern Mississippi its 20th consecutive defeat Saturday with a 61-13 win in Huntington, W.Va. The losing streak is the longest in major college since the Temple Owls lost 20 in a row during the 2004-05 seasons. Southern Miss recorded its last victory on Christmas Eve 2011, a 24-17 win over Nevada in the Hawaii Bowl. That win capped a 12-2 season in which Southern Miss also shocked No. 7 Houston in the Conference USA title game. The program quickly went Deep South, though, when coach Larry Fedora left for North Carolina and was replaced by Ellis Johnson....

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