Murrayst 28 39 67
Auburn 32 43 75
Date of game: 11/23/2013

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

Orioles' Matusz ejected for substance on arm

Baltimore Orioles reliever Brian Matusz became the second major league pitcher in three days to be ejected from a game for having a foreign substance on his arm.

Hawks' Korver out for postseason

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