Recap - Auburn Defeats Mississippi State 92-82
|Recap - Auburn Defeats Mississippi State 92-82|
Mississippi State was burned for 30 points by Chris Denson on Saturday as Auburn picked up a 92-82 win at Auburn Arena.
Auburn won the battle on the scoreboard, but not at the payout window as they failed to cover the 10.5-point spread.
KT Harrell had 26 points for Auburn and Allen Payne chipped in with 14 points. Allen Payne had 4 assists for them, while Matthew Atewe was the team's top rebounder, grabbing 8 boards.
Mississippi State got an 18-point performance from Trivante Bloodman, who was supported by 15 points from Gavin Ware. Trivante Bloodman had 9 assists in a losing cause for Mississippi State, while Trivante Bloodman grabbed 6 rebounds.
First-half bettors who backed Auburn were victorious, as the score was 40-25 at the break.
The rebound battle favored Auburn as they grabbed 31 boards, while Mississippi State only had 26.