Tennessee 32 50 82
Auburn 35 40 75
Date of game: 3/6/2013

Recap: Auburn vs. Tennessee

Auburn, AL (Sports Network) - Jordan McRae and Trae Golden each poured in 21 points to lead the Tennessee Volunteers past the Auburn Tigers, 82-75, in SEC action at Auburn Arena.

The duo combined to shoot 16-of-18 from the free-throw line for Tennessee (18-11, 10-7 SEC), which has made an impressive late-season charge with wins in seven of eight. Jarnell Stokes tallied 11 points and 12 rebounds for his 13th double-double of the season.

For Auburn (9-21, 3-14), Frankie Sullivan led all scorers with 24 points, but he was also plagued by seven turnovers. Josh Wallace netted 14 points for the Tigers, who have lost eight in a row and remain in last place in the SEC.

Despite leading by as many as nine early in the first half, Tennessee trailed at intermission, 35-32, after getting outshot from the field, 46.4 percent to 37.9 percent.

After the teams battle back and forth early in the second half, the Vols ran off a 14-2 run to take a 73-62 advantage with under five minutes to play and cruised from there.

Auburn committed 16 turnovers on the night, which Tennessee converted into 22 points.

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