Arkansas 34 43 77
Auburn 41 30 71
Date of game: 2/25/2012

Recap: Auburn vs. Arkansas

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.

Game Notes

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Lions clinch playoff spot

Landover, MD (Sports Network) - The Detroit Lions clinched a playoff spot on Saturday due to the Philadelphia Eagles' loss to the Washington Redskins.

Giants acquire McGehee from Marlins

The San Francisco Giants have acquired infielder Casey McGehee from the Miami Marlins in exchange for minor league pitchers Kendry Flores and Luis Castillo.

Anthony to play in Knicks-Suns tilt

New York Knicks forward Carmelo Anthony will play in Saturday's game against the Phoenix Suns after sitting out the team's previous outing due to soreness in his left knee.

Vancouver's Hansen collapses on bench

Vancouver Canucks forward Jannik Hansen collapsed on the bench during the second period of Saturday's game against the Calgary Flames and had to be helped to the locker room.

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