Waller’s 29 leads Auburn past Arkansas 92-83
By JOHN ZENOR,
AUBURN, Ala. (AP) Tay Waller scored 29 points and made seven 3-pointers to lead Auburn to a 92-83 win over Arkansas on Saturday night.
The Tigers (13-14, 4-8 Southeastern Conference) shot 61 percent, made 11 of 19 3-pointers and put five players in double figures.
The Razorbacks (14-13, 7-5) dropped into a first-place tie with Mississippi State in the SEC West after making only one basket in the final 3 minutes.
Waller made 7 of 10 3s and hit four in the game’s opening 7 minutes. His jump shot from the free throw line with 2:45 left broke a 79-79 tie and started a 7-0 run.
Auburn made 13 of its last 18 shots and was 28-of-46 in the game. Frankie Sullivan hit four straight free throws in the final 34 seconds to seal the win.
DeWayne Reed added 17 points and Lucas Hargrove had 13 points, eight rebounds and five assists for the Tigers.