Auburn (12-8, 3-6 Southeastern Conference) led the final 33
minutes, then clinched it at the line. Neither team scored from the
4:07 minute mark until the last 33 seconds, when Chris Daniels'
jumper put the Bulldogs (11-9, 3-6) within two points, 53-51.
Stukes then fouled Monroe, who hit the free throws with 21
seconds remaining gave the Tigers the win.
The teams traded the lead in the first half until Kyle Davis'
layup at 13:20 mark put the Tigers in the lead, and Auburn would
not trail again.
The Tigers entered halftime with a 36-29 lead.
Ian Young was Auburn's only double-figure scorer with 13 points.
Daniels led the Bulldogs with 16 points and seven rebounds,
while Wilkins and Stukes added 11 apiece. Jonas Hayes finished with
The Bulldogs held Auburn to 40 percent shooting, and hit 42.5
percent of their shots. But the Tigers outscored Georgia 28-18 in
the paint and dominated the boards 34-28.