Recap: Auburn vs. Murray State
Auburn, AL (SportsNetwork.com) - Chris Denson scored 23 points and KT Harrell finished with a double-double for the Auburn Tigers, who took down the Murray State Racers, 75-67, in a non-conference dispute at Auburn Arena.
Harrell had 17 points to go with 10 rebounds for Auburn (3-1). Tahj Shamsid- Deen added 11 points, Asauhn Dixon-Tatum chipped in 10 and Allen Payne hauled in 10 rebounds.
Cameron Payne and Jeffery Moss scored 16 points apiece for Murray State (2-3), which also got 13 points and nine rebounds from Jarvis Williams.
Auburn had a 10-5 edge in points from the free-throw line in the first half and led 32-28 at the break.
In the second half the Tigers improved to 48.3 percent shooting but the Racers were better, netting 50 percent from the floor. However a 12-2 run midway through the second half and a 13-5 edge from the charity stripe during the period gave the Tigers the separation they needed to finish off the victory.
Also aiding the Tigers was a 19-2 advantage in points off turnovers.Game Notes