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For the second-straight year the Auburn Tigers won the season opener 5-4 with a run in the bottom of the ninth inning.

Auburn, Ala.--With the game on the line second baseman Tug Hulett said that he was the one that wanted the chance to win the game and that's just what he did for the 12th-ranked Auburn Tigers in the season opener Friday night against Western Carolina. Tied at four in the bottom of the ninth, Hulett drilled a one-out fastball off Brian McCullen to deep right field for a single to score freshman... Recommended Stories