Boxscore
Auburn 69, Mississippi 68
Saturday, January 14, 2012 1:47 PM
Location - Auburn Arena, Auburn, Alabama
Officials - Michael Kitts, Antinio Petty, Ted Valentine
Attendance - 7154

Final Scoring Summary

FinalOT 1 2 X T
Mississippi 20 37 11 68
Auburn 25 32 12 69

Recap


Frankie Sullivan scored 19 points and grabbed the game-saving rebound in the second overtime to help Auburn beat Ole Miss 69-68 on Saturday and give the Tigers their first Southeastern Conference victory.

Ole Miss had a chance to win the game with 11.6 seconds left in the second OT, but Jarvis Summers missed a short drive. Reginald Buckner missed the ensuing tip for the Rebels and Sullivan emerged from the scramble with the loose ball, preserving Auburn's victory.

Auburn (11-6, 1-2) also got 16 points from Chris Denson and 11 points from Kenny Gabriel.

Ole Miss (11-6, 1-2) was led by Summers with 22 points and Nick Williams with 13. Buckner and Murphy Holloway each scored 11.

Ole Miss trailed by 12 points with 7:39 remaining in the game, but tied it at 57-57 on 3-pointers by Summers and Williams, the latter with 12.6 seconds remaining. Auburn's Varez Ward missed a short game-winning runner at the buzzer, causing the game to go to overtime.

Auburn had a chance to win it in the first overtime. The Tigers had the ball with 29.3 seconds and opted to play for a final shot, but failed to get a shot off.

Mississippi Rebels

  REBOUNDS  
PLAYER MIN FGM-A 3GM-A FTM-A OFF DEF TOT A PF STL TO BLK PTS
Reginald Buckner 37:00 5-6 0-0 1-2 2 8 10 1 4 1 2 4 11
Terrance Henry 41:00 2-8 1-4 0-0 2 7 9 4 2 1 6 2 5
Murphy Holloway 46:00 5-8 0-0 1-3 5 6 11 1 4 3 3 1 11
Jelan Kendrick 31:00 2-7 0-2 0-0 1 0 1 3 0 2 0 1 4
Jarvis Summers 35:00 6-15 4-8 6-8 2 3 5 5 4 2 6 0 22
Nick Williams 35:00 5-18 2-9 1-2 2 0 2 1 5 0 2 0 13
Demarco Cox 6:00 1-2 0-0 0-0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 2
LaDarius White 6:00 0-3 0-3 0-0 0 0 0 0 2 0 1 0 0
Maurice Aniefiok 5:00 0-4 0-2 0-0 3 0 3 0 1 0 0 0 0
Steadman Short 3:00 0-0 0-0 0-0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 0
Aaron Jones 5:00 0-1 0-0 0-0 1 1 2 0 1 0 0 0 0
TOTAL 250 26-72 7-28 9-15 19 25 44 15 25 9 20 8 68
  36.1% 25.0% 60.0% Team Rebs: 5   Total TO: 20

Auburn Tigers

  REBOUNDS  
PLAYER MIN FGM-A 3GM-A FTM-A OFF DEF TOT A PF STL TO BLK PTS
Rob Chubb 24:00 3-4 0-0 2-2 0 0 0 1 5 0 4 0 8
Chris Denson 38:00 4-12 1-2 7-10 2 2 4 2 4 1 4 0 16
Adrian Forbes 28:00 0-2 0-0 0-0 4 3 7 0 3 0 0 1 0
Kenny Gabriel 48:00 4-12 3-6 0-0 3 10 13 1 1 1 1 4 11
Varez Ward 44:00 2-13 0-4 4-7 2 2 4 5 1 2 5 0 8
Noel Johnson 4:00 0-1 0-0 0-0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0
Josh Langford 12:00 1-2 0-0 0-0 0 1 1 0 0 2 1 0 2
Josh Wallace 10:00 1-2 1-1 0-0 0 0 0 1 0 1 1 0 3
Frankie Sullivan 33:00 6-9 2-5 5-9 0 3 3 4 2 4 1 0 19
Willy Kouassi 3:00 0-0 0-0 0-0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0
Allen Payne 6:00 1-1 0-0 0-0 0 0 0 2 0 0 1 0 2
TOTAL 250 22-58 7-18 18-28 12 22 34 16 16 11 18 5 69
  37.9% 38.9% 64.3% Team Rebs: 5   Total TO: 18
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