Furman vs Auburn

Auburn 64, Furman 50

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AUBURN, Ala. (AP) - Chris Denson scored 17 points and grabbed six rebounds and freshman Jordan Price added 14 points to lead Auburn to a 64-50 win against Furman on Saturday night.

It was the first time Auburn (4-5) has won consecutive games this season after also beating Grambling 92-42 on Dec. 11. Furman fell to 3-6.

Denson scored 12 of his points in the first half as the Tigers took a 35-20 lead. Senior guard and Southeastern Conference-leading scorer Frankie Sullivan had seven points in the first half and finished with 11 points.

Price was 4 for 4 on 3-pointers and is 8 for 8 from behind the arc in his last two games.

Auburn transfer center Asauhn Dixon-Tatum, playing extended minutes with starting center Rob Chubb in foul trouble, had a career-high nine rebounds with six points. Each of Dixon-Tatum's rebounds came in the first half.

Furman was led by senior forward Colin Reddick with 14 points and five rebounds. Freshman forward Kendrec Ferrara added 10 points and seven rebounds.

Auburn weathered an early 7-2 deficit, finishing the first half on a 12-3 run. Furman guard Bobby Austin tipped a loose ball into Auburn's basket at the first-half buzzer, and the points were awarded to Sullivan.

Auburn made 8 of 17 (47.7 percent) 3-pointers in the first half, while Furman struggled to bust the Tigers' zone defense on the other end. The Paladins shot 16 for 52 (30.8 percent) from the field, and 5 of 22 (22.7 percent) from behind the arc.

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Furman (3-6)203050
Auburn (4-5) «352964

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Furman Paladins
K. Ferrara, F364-82-471010
C. Reddick, F275-94-553414
B. Austin, G353-70-03139
S. Croone, G311-81-23203
C. Reddick, G-F251-74-44126
L. Wideman, G262-102-22018
K. Chuisseu, F110-10-02030
D. Brown, G90-20-01110
Total 16-5213-172991450
 30.8%76.5% 
Auburn Tigers
A. Payne, F192-30-00045
R. Chubb, C212-80-08044
C. Denson, G307-103-462317
F. Sullivan, G304-112-257211
S. Johnson, G261-41-23214
A. Dixon-Tatum, C213-100-09016
J. Price, G185-60-010214
N. Johnson, G161-50-05023
J. Wallace, G160-10-00400
J. Granger, F30-00-00000
Total 25-586-842151964
 43.1%75.0% 
Southern
TeamConf. W-LTot. W-LRPI Rank
Furman0-07-3119
UNC-Green.0-07-3141
ETSU0-06-3152
Mercer0-06-4112
Wofford0-06-4161
Chattanooga0-05-5286
Citadel0-04-5284
VMI0-04-5289
W. Carolina0-03-7190
Samford0-02-8257

Southeastern
TeamConf. W-LTot. W-LRPI Rank
Texas A&M0-09-16
Auburn0-08-155
Kentucky0-08-136
Miss. State0-08-152
Georgia0-07-164
Tennessee0-07-18
Missouri0-08-23
S. Carolina0-08-241
Arkansas0-07-29
LSU0-06-2166
Alabama0-07-326
Florida0-06-363
Ole Miss0-05-4133
Vanderbilt0-03-6168
 
Other games
WCAR 68 Final
GTOWN 81
NCASH 72 Final
OHST 90
ECU 87 Final
UNC 93
CINCY 72 Final
MRSH 56
BUTL 88 Final
IND 86
LOU 87 Final
MEMP 78
PUR 68 Final
ND 81
NMST 58 Final
NMEX 73
NORE 62 Final
NCST 84
CAN 61 Final
SYR 85
BELM 60 Final
KAN 89
MICH 81 Final
WVU 66
TUSK 56 Final
MIST 92
KSU 52 Final
GONZ 68
USD 56 Final
SDSU 72
FLA 64 Final
ARIZ 65
CREI 74 Final
CAL 64