Scores

Final

Auburn 76

(19-10, 8-6 SEC)

Mississippi St 58

(17-12, 7-7 SEC)

    6:00 PM ET, February 28, 2009

    Humphrey Coliseum, Starkville, Mississippi

    1 2 T
    AUB 38 3876
    MSST 21 3758

    Top Performers

    Auburn: F. Sullivan 14 Pts, 4 Reb, 4 Ast, 1 Blk

    Mississippi State: J. Varnado 14 Pts, 9 Reb, 1 Ast, 1 Stl, 2 Blk

    Auburn 76, Mississippi St. 58

    Associated Press

    STARKVILLE, Miss. -- Frankie Sullivan scored 14 points to help Auburn to a 76-58 victory over Mississippi State on Saturday night.

    Lucas Hargrove and Rasheem Barrett each scored 12 points for the Tigers (19-10, 8-6 Southeastern Conference), who shot 49 percent from the field and hit nine 3-pointers in their second win over the Bulldogs (17-12, 7-7) this season.

    Brenden Knox chipped in with 10 points.

    The Bulldogs have lost three games in a row and five of their past six after starting 6-2 in the SEC.

    Mississippi State opened on a 7-2 run, but the Tigers quickly countered with a 15-1 run and never trailed again.

    Auburn led 38-21 at halftime.

    Jarvis Varnado had 14 points to pace the Bulldogs. Dee Bost scored all of his 12 points in the second half. Phil Turner also had 12 points and Barry Stewart and Ravern Johnson each chipped in 11.

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    Team Stat Comparison

     
    AUB
    MSST
    Points 76 58
    FG Made-Attempted 28-57 (.491) 20-57 (.351)
    3P Made-Attempted 9-17 (.529) 9-30 (.300)
    FT Made-Attempted 11-22 (.500) 9-12 (.750)
    Fouls (Tech/Flagrant) 16 (0/0) 18 (0/0)
    Largest Lead 20 5

    2008-09 Season

    DATEGAMELINKS
    Mississippi State leads 14-5
    Feb 14, 2009 @AUB 91, MSST 76Recap
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