LSU tops Auburn in battle of Tigers

The No. 7 LSU Tigers got past a ranked opponent on Saturday, defeating the No. 16 Auburn Tigers by a 20-17 final score.

The Tigers fell short of covering the 6-point spread on this night. The combined score fell UNDER the game’s posted total (43.5).

JaMarcus Russell went 16-of-33 for 190 yards for LSU, throwing a touchdown pass to Dwayne Bowe. Skyler Green returned a punt for an LSU score.

For Auburn, Brandon Cox completed 16-of-42 pass attempts for 222 yards. Cox found Anthony Mix in the end zone, and Kenny Irons ran for an Auburn touchdown.