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Tigers Advance In NIT With 3-Point Assault

Quantez Robertson scored 19 for Auburn.

Auburn nailed 14 three-pointers on the way to an National Invitation Tournament basketball victory in the opening round of play. The Tigers will play Tulsa on Friday.

Auburn, Ala.--Quantez Robertson, who had the tough defensive assignment in Auburn's NIT opener, scored a career-high 19 points as the Tigers defeated UT-Martin 87-82 on Wednesday night at Beard-Eaves Memorial Coliseum. "He played like a senior is supposed to play in a postseason game," Auburn coach Jeff Lebo said. "Thirty six minutes of chasing a player like Lester, I wouldn't want that." Lester... Recommended Stories