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Denson, free throw shooting help Auburn beat Georgia 74-67 for 2nd straight SEC win

  • Auburn point guard Tahj Shamsid-Deen (13) reaches in to defend against Georgia guard Charles Mann (4) during an NCAA college basketball game Saturday, Feb. 1, 2014, at Auburn Arena in Auburn, Ala. (AP Photo/AL.com, Julie Bennett) MAGS OUT

    Auburn point guard Tahj Shamsid-Deen (13) reaches in to defend against Georgia guard Charles Mann (4) during an NCAA college basketball game Saturday, Feb. 1, 2014, at Auburn Arena in Auburn, Ala. (AP Photo/AL.com, Julie Bennett) MAGS OUT  (The Associated Press)

  • Auburn guard Chris Denson, left, tries to get around Georgia forward Marcus Thornton, right, during an NCAA college basketball game Saturday, Feb. 1, 2014, at Auburn Arena in Auburn, Ala. (AP Photo/AL.com, Julie Bennett) MAGS OUT

    Auburn guard Chris Denson, left, tries to get around Georgia forward Marcus Thornton, right, during an NCAA college basketball game Saturday, Feb. 1, 2014, at Auburn Arena in Auburn, Ala. (AP Photo/AL.com, Julie Bennett) MAGS OUT  (The Associated Press)

  • Georgia guard Charles Mann (4) passes the ball around Auburn center Asauhn Dixon-Tatum (0) during an NCAA college basketball game Saturday, Feb. 1, 2014, at Auburn Arena in Auburn, Ala. (AP Photo/AL.com, Julie Bennett) MAGS OUT

    Georgia guard Charles Mann (4) passes the ball around Auburn center Asauhn Dixon-Tatum (0) during an NCAA college basketball game Saturday, Feb. 1, 2014, at Auburn Arena in Auburn, Ala. (AP Photo/AL.com, Julie Bennett) MAGS OUT  (The Associated Press)

Chris Denson scored 18 points and Auburn made six straight free throws over the final 34 seconds in a 74-67 victory over Georgia on Saturday.

The Tigers (10-9, 2-6 Southeastern Conference) went 11 of 13 from the foul line over the final five minutes to secure their second straight SEC win after dropping 16 in a row.

Auburn had five players score in double figures. KT Harrell scored 13 of his 16 points in the first half and made three 3-pointers. Freshman Tahj Shamsid-Deen, a Georgia native, finished with 12 points and four assists while Asauhn Dixon-Tatum and Allen Payne scored 10 apiece.

Charles Mann scored 18 points and Nemanja Djurisic had 11 for the Bulldogs (10-10, 4-4), who have dropped three straight games.

Payne, Shamsid-Deen and Dixon-Tatum all hit a pair of free throws down the stretch, when the Bulldogs twice pulled to within three points.