Auburn 87, Jacksonville St. 83

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AUBURN, Ala. (AP)—Josh Dollard had 29 points and Rasheem Barrett added 28 to lead Auburn to an 87-83 victory over Jacksonville State Saturday.

Behind 74-72, Quantez Robertson hit a three-pointer with 5:11 to play to give the Tigers a 75-74 lead—their first since leading 38-35 at the 2:24 mark of the first half.

The field goal by Robertson was his only of the game and it helped the Tigers close the game on a 17-9 run.

“It wasn’t pretty, but we found a way to win,” head coach Jeff Lebo said.

Jacksonville State led 44-40 at halftime.

But Barrett and Dollard scored 28 of the Tigers’ first 30 points to open the second half. The two also helped Auburn (7-3) outscore Jacksonville State’s (5-5) bench 71-16 in the win.

Courtney Bradley had 10 rebounds and led Jacksonville State with a career-high 20 points.

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Top Performers

 Top Performers
 Jacksonville St.
W. Russell W. Russell
5-14,  13 Pts
8 Rebs, 9 Assists
 Auburn
J. Dollard J. Dollard
11-14,  29 Pts
8 Rebs, 2 Assists

Team Stat Leaders

Points
Rebounds
Assists