Scores

Final

Winthrop 62

(6-3, 1-3 away)

Auburn 64

(6-3, 6-0 home)

    8:00 PM ET, December 29, 2005

    1 2 T
    WIN 31 3162
    AUB 26 3864

    Top Performers

    Winthrop: T. Martin 19 Pts, 10 Reb, 2 Ast

    Auburn: R. Barrett 19 Pts, 2 Reb, 3 Ast

    Auburn 64, Winthrop 62

    AUBURN, Ala. (AP) -- Korvotney Barber tipped in a basket with 2 seconds left, raising Auburn to a 64-62 victory over Winthrop on Thursday night.

    The teams, both 6-3, swapped leads seven times and Winthrop trailed again with 2:17 remaining before Torrell Martin's jumper tied the game, 60-60.

    Auburn's Quantez Robertson answered with a layup, that was matched by James Shuler tying the game once more at 62-62 before Barber's tip-in sealed the win.

    Auburn trailed 31-26 at halftime after Winthrop scored five unanswered points. The Tigers opened the second half on an 8-0 run, but Winthrop gained momentum -- leading by as many as 13 points early in the second half.

    Martin had a double-double with 19 points and a game-high 10 rebounds for Winthrop. Chris Gaynor added 17 points and Shuler had 14.

    Rasheem Barrett led Auburn with 19 points and Ronnie LeMelle added 12.

    Both teams hit seven 3-pointers. Auburn had 45.3 percent shooting, while Winthrop hit 42 percent of its shots.

    Winthrop outrebounded the Tigers 34-26, while Auburn forced 17 turnovers, scoring 15 points off them.

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    Team Stat Comparison

     
    WIN
    AUB
    Points 62 64
    FG Made-Attempted 21-50 (.420) 24-53 (.453)
    3P Made-Attempted 7-23 (.304) 7-16 (.438)
    FT Made-Attempted 13-21 (.619) 9-15 (.600)
    Fouls (Tech/Flagrant) 15 (0/0) 16 (0/0)
    Largest Lead 13 2

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