Ole Miss knocks off Auburn 85-75

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OXFORD, Miss. (AP)—Chris Warren scored 26 points, 23 in the second half, as Mississippi erased a 14-point deficit to defeat Auburn 85-75 on Wednesday night.

Terrico White scored 21 points and Murphy Holloway added 15 points and 20 rebounds for Ole Miss (18-9, 6-7 Southeastern Conference). The Rebels, trailing 56-42 with 11:07 left, closed with a decisive 43-19 run.

Auburn (13-15, 4-9) was led by Tay Waller and DeWayne Reed with 29 and 21 points.

Waller was 9 of 12 from the field, including 8 of 11 from 3-point range, but the Tigers managed only five baskets in the final 11 minutes.

Ole Miss finished 26 of 57 from the field (46 percent), but hit 12 of its final 16 shots. The Rebels dominated the boards, outrebounding Auburn 50-29.

The Tigers led 34-22 at halftime.

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 Top Performers
 Auburn
Tay Waller Tay Waller
9-12,  29 Pts
5 Rebs, 2 Assists
 Mississippi
Chris Warren Chris Warren
8-17,  26 Pts
6 Rebs, 2 Assists

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