Auburn beats George Washington 83-71
Auburn, Ala. (AP)—Tay Waller had 19 points and Frankie Sullivan added 17 to Auburn overcome 15-point deficit to beat George Washington 83-71 on Saturday.
Trailing 44-29 at the half, the Tigers (2-1) outscored the Colonials 25-9 in the first 10 minutes of the second half, as Waller’s 3-pointer put Auburn ahead since a 20-17 lead in the first half.
The Tigers led 64-62 with just under 5 minutes to play and 14 of their last 19 points came from the foul line. The Tigers made 14 of 17 attempts down the stretch and were 27 of 36 for the game.
Damian Hollis scored 13 of his 16 points in the first half for George Washington (2-1).
Waller also had five steals, four rebounds and three assists for the Tigers. Lucas Hargrove scored 13 points and Korvotney Barber added 11.