Southern Miss 60

(6-4, 0-4 away)

Auburn 78

(8-2, 7-1 home)

    8:00 PM ET, December 30, 2003

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    USM 31 2960
    AUB 30 4878

    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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