Auburn Defeats South Carolina 35-27 - Recap
|Auburn Defeats South Carolina 35-27 - Recap|
Cameron Newton tore up the turf for 176 rushing yards on Saturday to lead the Tigers to a 35-27 win over the Gamecocks at Jordan-Hare Stadium.
Auburn was a favorite by 3 points and came through with an ATS victory for bettors. The game went OVER the consensus closing total of 49.5.
Cameron Newton completed 16 of 21 pass attempts for 158 yards for the Tigers in the win. He did not throw an interception in the game.
Marcus Lattimore rushed for 33 yards for South Carolina, while Stephen Garcia added 21 yards. Stephen Garcia threw for 235 yards for the Gamecocks, while receivers Alshon Jeffery and Tori Gurley had 192 and 36 yards respectively.
Auburn outgained South Carolina 492-384 yards in the game, while the battle of first downs was won 29-20 by the Tigers.
South Carolina lost the time of possession battle 31:08/28:52, leaving their defense on the field more than they wanted.
Auburn looks to continue their winning ways next game with a battle against Louisiana-Monroe. South Carolina will aim to get back on the winning track vs Alabama.