December 17, 2008

Auburn cruises over Div. II Tuskegee

Auburn held an outmatched Tuskegee scoreless for the first six minutes of the game and cruised to a 75-32 win Wednesday night at Beard-Eaves-Memorial Coliseum.

The 32 points were the fewest by an AU opponent since 1948. It was AU's first action since Dec. 6 after an 11-day break for finals.

"You're supposed to win when you only give up 32 points," AU head coach Jeff Lebo said. "I thought we were a little rusty there offensively, especially coming off the break. The last 10 minutes we really got it going."

Five Tigers scored in double-figures led by junior forward Korvotney Barber with 14 points and seven rebounds in just 19 minutes of action.

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