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Per ESPN: NASHVILLE, Tenn. -- Auburn coach Bruce Pearl reminded his Tigers of just how long it's been since their program had won at the Southeastern Conference tournament. They also hadn't won a game -- period -- since Valentine's Day.

The Tigers ended both skids Wednesday night.

K.C. Ross-Miller scored 21 points, and Auburn beat Mississippi State 74-68 in the opener for the Tigers' first SEC tournament win since 2009 while snapping a six-game skid.

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Top Performers:
Auburn: K. Ross-Miller 21 Pts, 7 Reb, 1 Ast, 3 Stl
Mississippi St: C. Sword 21 Pts, 7 Reb, 4 Ast, 1 Blk

(13) Auburn will face (5) Texas A&M on Thursday March 12.
Filed Under: SEC Basketball


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