BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) - Marcus Thornton scored 25 points and No.
23 LSU won its eighth straight game while snapping Auburn's four-game winning streak, 79-72 on Saturday night.
Bo Spencer and Tasmin Mitchell each scored 14 for LSU (23-4,
11-1 Southeastern Conference), which won its 11th straight in the
SEC while clinching a first-round bye in the conference tournament.
Korvotney Barber scored 19 points and Tay Waller added 17 for Auburn (17-10, 6-6), which played LSU to a 60-60 tie with just over 6 minutes to go before Thornton's 3 put LSU in front for good.
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