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Missouri Escapes With 70-68 Victory at AU

Auburn had its chances to knock off a nationally-ranked team, but didn't make key plays down the stretch.

Auburn, Ala.--Auburn's defense held 21st-ranked Missouri to 32.7 percent shooting, but that wasn't enough for the Tigers to pull off an upset in their SEC home opener on Saturday as the visitors held on for a 70-68 basketball victory at Auburn Arena. The visitors got an amazing amount of help from the officiating crew of Mike Nance, Lee Cassell and C.J. Washington, who sent Mizzou to the line 4...