Knox leads Auburn to 94-78 win over Alabama State

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AUBURN, Ala. (AP) - Brendon Knox scored a career-high 18 points
off the bench to lead Auburn to a 94-78 win against Alabama State
on Tuesday night.

DeWayne Reed added 15 points and Lucas Hargrove had 14 for the
Tigers (6-6), while Tay Waller chipped in 13.

Auburn pulled away in the first half with an 11-2 run and led by
as many as 16 points with 5:10 to go before halftime.

Reed hit a basket as time expired to give the Tigers a 46-33
halftime lead.

The Hornets (2-8) stayed in the game in the first half thanks to
12 offensive rebounds and 10 second-chance points to none for the

Menji Mundadi, Alabama State's leading scorer, finished with 15
points after getting into early foul trouble. Mundadi scored nine
points in the second half. Tramaine Butler added 14 points for the