Recap: Auburn vs. Georgia
Auburn, AL (SportsNetwork.com) - Chris Denson netted 18 points and all five starters scored in double figures for the Auburn Tigers who bested SEC foe Georgia, 74-67, at Auburn Arena.
KT Harrell tallied 16 points for the Tigers (10-9, 2-6 SEC), who have won back-to-back games. Tahj Shamsid-Deen scored 12 points, while Allen Payne and Asauhn Dixon-Tatum both added 10 points and combined for 15 rebounds.
Charles Mann notched 18 points to lead the Bulldogs (10-10, 4-4), who dropped their third straight. Nemanja Djurisic chipped in with 11 points and a team- best six rebounds off the bench.
The Tigers shot 40 percent on from the field in the opening half to their opponent's 36.4 percent, and they took a 33-25 lead at halftime.
Both teams improved offensively in the second half, with the Tigers shooting 55.6 percent from the floor and the Bulldogs converting 46.4 percent. Auburn's 18-of-22 at the free-throw line helped hold off Georgia's comeback efforts and the Tigers led by as many as 13 points, midway through the half.
The difference in the game took place at the charity stripe where Auburn outscored the Bulldogs, 27-19.Game Notes