Newton leads Auburn to wild 65-43 win

By: AP
By: AP

AUBURN, Ala. (AP) - Cam Newton ran for 188 yards, passed for 140
and accounted for four touchdowns as No. 7 Auburn beat No. 12
Arkansas 65-43 in a wild game Saturday, benefiting from a couple of
disputed replay calls.

The teams set a Southeastern Conference record for most points
in a non-overtime game. The previous mark was set in South
Carolina's 65-39 victory over Mississippi State in 1995.

Newton, leaving little doubt that he's a serious Heisman
contender, ran for three touchdowns and passed for another in a
game that went back and forth until Auburn (7-0, 4-0 SEC) pulled
away in the fourth quarter.

Arkansas (4-2, 1-2) hung on, even after losing star quarterback
Ryan Mallett to a head injury in the first half. Backup Tyler
Wilson threw for 332 yards and four touchdowns, but also had two
crucial interceptions late in the game.

(Copyright 2010 by The Associated Press. All Rights Reserved.)


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