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Auburn 70, New Orleans 55

AUBURN, Ala. (AP) -- Brandon Robinson scored 16 points and pulled
down 12 rebounds to lead Auburn to a 70-55 win over New Orleans on
Friday night.

Nathan Watson had 15 points on 6-of-8 shooting for Auburn (9-2).
Marco Killingsworth added 15 points and Kyle Davis had 12 points,
10 rebounds and three blocks.

Victor Brown had 13 points and seven rebounds to lead the
Privateers (6-5).

After trailing 31-23 at halftime, New Orleans pulled within four
on a 3-pointer by Kyle Buggs and a free throw by Kentrell Martin.
But the Tigers answered with a 10-0 run over the next 2:16,
including back-to-back layups off offensive boards by Davis.

Auburn used an 8-2 run later in the second half to build a 55-37
lead, and New Orleans never got closer than 14 the rest of the way.
The Tigers led by as many as 20.

Auburn dominated inside, outrebounding the Privateers 42-29 and
outscoring them 40-20 in the paint.

It was the second double-double this season for Robinson, and
the fifth in his career.

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