Mississippi State Edges Auburn in OT

STARKVILLE, Miss. (AP) - Dee Bost scored a career-high 32
points, including five of Mississippi State's 11 points in
overtime, and the Bulldogs beat Auburn 85-75 on Saturday night.
Bost hit seven 3-pointers, grabbed nine rebounds and dished out
four assists to rally the Bulldogs (18-7, 6-4 Southeastern
Conference) back from a 14-point first-half deficit against the
Tigers (12-13, 3-7).
Auburn was led by Tay Waller's 21 points and Lucas Hargrove's 20
points and 10 rebounds, but Mississippi State held the Tigers
without a field goal in the overtime period. The Bulldogs outscored
the Tigers 11-1 in the extra 5 minutes.
Auburn's only points came from Johnnie Lett, who missed 3 of 4
free throws.
It was the second straight win for Mississippi State in a
six-day, three-game homestand that ends Tuesday against No. 3
Kentucky. The Bulldogs in a first-place tie in the SEC West with
Arkansas.


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