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Southern Miss 78, Auburn 60

AUBURN, Ala. (AP) -- Brandon Robinson scored 20 points and Marco
Killingsworth added 16 to lead Auburn to a 78-60 victory over
Southern Mississippi Tuesday night.

Troy Gaines added 11 points for the Auburn (8-2). Kyle Davis
grabbed a season-high 13 rebounds for the Tigers, who dominated the
boards 40-25.

Clement Carter led the Golden Eagles (6-4) with 21 points, while
David Haywood added 14 points.

The Golden Eagles led 31-30 at halftime, but lost their lead
after 10-0 run by Auburn in the starting minutes of the second
half.

Robinson made a pair of 3-pointers to help the Tigers make a
29-6 run, giving Auburn a 59-37 lead with 9:32 remaining.

Carter hit four 3-pointers in less than three minutes to cut the
deficit to seven, but Southern Miss didn't get any closer.

The Tigers outscored Southern Miss 40-18 in the paint, and
gathered 24 points off the Golden Eagles' 17 turnovers.

Auburn has won 11 straight games in the Southern Miss Series.

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