Auburn, Ala (EETV)- The Auburn Tigers tipped off the 2018 season with an impressive 101-58 win over the South Alabama Jaguars.

The crowd was a factor early and the Tiger's 3-point barrage was only fuel to the fire. Auburn drained 18 threes as Jared Harper led the Tigers with 6.

Chuma Okeke had had a solid night defensively leading the Tigers with 3 blocks and 3 steals on the night.

Auburn would jump out to a 32-7 lead and never look back as they led by 29 at halftime. The Tigers outscored the Jaguars 49-28 in the second half to win their first game of the season.

Auburn basketball improves to 1-0 on the year and will return Friday night at 7 as they face the 25th ranked Washington Huskies in Auburn Arena.