Malone, Auburn defeat Georgia Southwestern 78-50

By: AP
By: AP

AUBURN, Ala. (AP) - Andre Malone scored 17 points and Rob Chubb
12 as Auburn lost one big early lead, then pulled away again for a
78-50 victory over Georgia Southwestern on Tuesday night.

The Tigers (2-4) led 13-1 just 4:41 into the game, with Malone
getting six of their points.

But Georgia Southwestern (3-2), a Division II team, tied it by
scoring the next 12 points. Trayce Macon, who led the Hurricanes
with 15 points, and Evan Mobley scored six points each during that
run.

Auburn led 32-26 at halftime and still led by just six, 44-38,
with 14:43 left in the game. The Tigers then reeled off the next 11
points, six by Chubb, for a 55-38 lead at the 9:53 mark. Auburn
scored the final 11 points of the game.

Georgia Southwestern, which came in shooting 54.1 percent on the
season, managed just 32.7 percent (16 of 49) against the Tigers,
who shot 51.7 percent (31 of 60).

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


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