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Auburn wins SEC battle with rival Alabama

Auburn wins SEC battle with rival Alabama
Published On: Sat, Feb 04
Dec 14, 2013; New York, NY, USA; From left Nothern Illinois Huskies quarterback Jordan Lynch and Texas A&M Aggies quarterback Johnny Manziel and Auburn Tigers running back Tre Mason and Alabama Crimson Tide quarterback AJ McCarron and Boston College Eagles running back Andre Williams and Florida State Seminoles quarterback Jameis Winston talk to the media during a press conference before the announcement of the 2013 Heisman Trophy winner at the New York Marriott Marquis Times Square in New York. Mandatory Credit: Brad Penner-USA TODAY Sports

Ronnie Johnson led five players in double figures with 15 points as Auburn held on in the final minutes for an 82-77 victory over Alabama on Saturday night at Coleman Coliseum in Tuscaloosa, Ala.

Danjel Purifoy added 14 points and hit four 3-pointers as Auburn (15-8, 4-6 SEC) snapped a seven-game road losing streak to Alabama and swept the season series for the first time since 2009.

Jared Harper also contributed 14 points and four 3-pointers as the Tigers made 15 3s, their most in a conference game this season.

Braxton Key and Corban Collins led the Crimson Tide (13-8, 6-4) with 17 points apiece. Dazon Ingram added 16 points for Alabama, which shot 43 percent from the field and misfired on 24 of 32 3-pointers.

Auburn seemingly had the game in hand when it took a 73-58 lead with 5:10 remaining on two free throws by Purifoy. Alabama stormed back and began employing a pressure defense.

The Crimson Tide had three straight dunks off turnovers to get within 78-74 with 60 seconds remaining. Auburn took a six-point lead with 48 seconds left on two free throws by Mustapha Heron.

Alabama was within 80-77 after a 3-pointer by Ar'Mond Davis with 27 seconds left. Herron added two more free throws with 17 seconds left and on the next possession Davis and Riley Norris missed 3-pointers as time ran out.

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