Auburn rallies for 49-37 win over Alabama
Allen Payne and Josh Wallace each scored 11 points and Auburn
held Alabama scoreless for more than nine minutes in the second
half of a 49-37 comeback victory on Wednesday night.
The Tigers (9-13, 3-6 Southeastern Conference) snapped a
six-game losing streak despite managing just 13 points in the first
It was a season-low in points for Alabama (14-8, 6-3), which had
won six of seven games and five straight in the rivalry. The Tide’s
previous low was 50 points.
Payne scored nine points in the second half. Wallace, who was
averaging 3.6 points, matched his season high – all in the second
Auburn mounted the comeback even with leading scorer Frankie
Sullivan missing his first 11 shots in a 1-for-13, four-point
Trevor Releford and Rodney Cooper led Alabama with 11 points