AUBURN, Ala. (AP) - Lucas Hargrove scored 17 points and grabbed
12 rebounds to lead Auburn to a 75-54 rout over High Point on
The game was close for the opening 10 minutes, as High Point
trailed by no more than one point. But Auburn (3-3) scored 18
straight points, while holding the Panthers (2-2) to no field goals
in the final 10:51 of the first half.
The Tigers' surge gave them a 34-15 lead and later took a
22-point advantage into halftime.
DeWayne Reed finished with 13 points for Auburn. Earnest Ross
and Brendon Knox each scored 12 points, while Frankie Sullivan
Nick Barbour, who finished with 14 points, was the only High
Point player to score in double figures.
Auburn shot 46.9 percent from the floor (23-for-49), while the
Panthers shot 32.1 percent (17-for-53). The Tigers also attempted
40 free throws, compared to High Point's 24.