Kaitlin Kiernan


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Auburn Defeats UNC Ashville 61-47

Auburn, Alabama (EETV)- Auburn Basketball took on the UNC Ashville Bulldogs Tuesday Night in Auburn Arena. The Tigers came into the game ranked eighth and a 6-1 record to start the season. At halftime, the score was 33-18, but the Tigers were struggling to make some shots. Austin Wiley led the team with 8 and Jared Harper both added 6. The Tigers came out more explosive in the second half as the went on to win by a final score of 67-41. Austin Wiley had 14 points on the night and Samir Doughty had 13. Wiley said, "We didn't play our best basketball, and coach says we can't play down to our opponent." The Tigers shot 47.9 percent and were only 9-23 on three-point attempts. With the win Auburn improves to 7-1 and will face the Dayton Flyers on Saturday at 7 PM in Auburn Arena.


Auburn Defeats Saint Peter's 99-59

Auburn, Alabama (EETV)- After a successful trip to the Maui Invitational, the 8th ranked Tigers returned home to face the Saint Peter's Peacocks. Before the game, senior Bryce Brown was honored for breaking the record for three pointers in Auburn history set by Wesley Person. Auburn got off to a quick start going on a 13-0 run to start the game. Anthony Mclemore led the team in the first half with 11 points, and Bryce Brown added 10 to make the halftime score 51-23. Auburn stayed in control in the second half defeating the Peacocks 99-59. The Tigers shot 48 percent from the field and held the Peacocks to only 27 percent. Auburn's leading scorers were Anthony Mclemore and Bryce Brown who both dropped 19 points. Malik Dunbar had 14 points on the night and Chuma Okeke added 12 for the Tigers. The win moves Auburn to 5-1 and they will return to Auburn Arena next week to face UNC-Ashville on Tuesday night at 7PM.