MIAMI (AP) - Alli Smalley scored 21 points to lead No. 15 Auburn past Florida International 63-52 on Sunday to win the FIU Thanksgiving Classic.
Smalley earned tournament MVP honors and DeWanna Bonner added
nine points and 12 rebounds for Auburn (7-0), which beat N.C. State
66-51 on Saturday in the opening-round game of the three-team event.
Monika Bosilj led FIU (1-5) with 32 points and nine rebounds. FIU kept it close in the opening minutes, but Auburn went on a 20-2 run to take control and led 34-20 at halftime. FIU committed 14 turnovers in the first half that resulted in 14 points for Auburn.
Auburns largest lead was 25 points. The Tigers shot 37 percent (25-of-67) from the floor.