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Auburn Defeats Murray State 75-67 - Recap

Auburn earned a 75-67 victory over Murray State on Saturday, getting 23 points from Chris Denson at Auburn Arena.

Bettors who backed Auburn were also rewarded, as they covered the closing number as a favorite of 6.5 at sportsbooks.

KT Harrell had 17 points for Auburn and Tahj Shamsid-Deen chipped in with 11 points. Chris Denson had 3 assists for them, while KT Harrell was the team's top rebounder, grabbing 10 boards.

Murray State got a 16-point performance from Jeffery Moss, who was supported by 16 points from Cameron Payne. Cameron Payne had 5 assists in a losing cause for Murray State, while Jarvis Williams grabbed 9 rebounds.

First-half bettors who backed Auburn were victorious, as the score was 32-28 at the break.

Auburn had a 41-31 advantage in the rebounding department as they won the battle in the paint.