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Hot-Shooting MSU Holds Off Auburn's Upset Bid

The Tigers almost picked up their first SEC road victory of the season vs. nationally-ranked Mississippi State in a high-scoring contest in Starkville.

Starkville, Miss.--Auburn's upset bid against 19th-ranked Mississippi State came up short on Saturday as the hot-shooting Bulldogs held on for an 91-88 SEC basketball victory despite a career-high 24 points from sophomore guard Varez Ward. Auburn fell to 13-10 overall and 3-6 in the league despite its season-high point total, which matched the most points scored by a Tony Barbee coached Auburn...

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