Vanderbilt beats Auburn 82-75

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AUBURN, Ala. (AP)—Jermaine Beal scored 21 points, hitting seven 3-pointers, to help Vanderbilt snap a four-game losing streak to beat Auburn 82-75 on Saturday.

The Commodores (13-8, 2-5 Southeastern Conference) shot 60.9 percent from the field (28 of 46) and 58.8 percent from the 3-point line (10 of 17).

A.J. Ogilvy and Jeffery Taylor each scored 14 points for Vanderbilt, while Brad Tinsley added 13. Taylor had nine rebounds and five assists.

Lucas Hargrove hit a 3-pointer to tie the scored at 70-70 with 3:15 left in the second half for the Tigers (13-8, 2-4). Beal answered with back-to-back 3-pointers to put the Commodores ahead 76-70 with 1:51 remaining.

Hargrove, who finished with 11 points for Auburn, hit another 3 to cut the lead to two points with 1:09 left, but the Tigers would pull no closer.

Rasheem Barrett led Auburn with 29 points.

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