NCAA Game Summary - Arkansas at Auburn
(Saturday, February 25th)
Final Score: Arkansas 77, Auburn 71
Auburn, AL (Sports Network) - Rickey Scott led all scorers with 22 points as the Arkansas Razorbacks came back to defeat the Auburn Tigers 77-71 in SEC action at Auburn Arena.
Mardracus Wade added 18 points for Arkansas (18-11, 6-8 SEC), which snapped a three-game losing streak. B.J Young and Brandon Mitchell each netted 10 for the Razorbacks.
For Auburn (14-14, 4-10), Frankie Sullivan and Allen Payne scored 15 points apiece. Kenny Gabriel tallied 14 points and Rob Chubb chipped in with 11 points for the Tigers, who have dropped five of their last six.
Auburn shot an impressive 58.6 percent in the first half to take a 41-34 lead into the break.
The Tigers led by as many as 12 in the second half but the Razorbacks would not go quietly, climbing all the way to take a 63-62 lead with 5:52 remaining on a Julysses Nobles three-pointer. Auburn managed to get the lead back, 70-69, on a Chubb jumper with 2:22 left, but Arkansas finished the game on an 8-1 run to pull of the comeback.
Arkansas shot 54.2 percent from the field in the game and 7-of-16 from three- point range.
02/25 18:50:11 ET