AUBURN, Ala. (AP) Desean Murray and Mustapha Heron each scored 13 points and a balanced effort led Auburn to an 89-64 win over UConn on Saturday.
It was the Tigers' third-largest margin of victory this season and the Huskies' second-largest margin of defeat.
Auburn (11-1) never trailed in the game and led for the final 34-plus minutes for its ninth consecutive victory.
Jalen Adams, UConn's leading scorer at 18.6 points per game, scored a 14 points on 5-of-15 shooting for the Huskies (7-5). UConn shot just 34.3 percent from the field.
Auburn built its lead on the strength of a 16-0 run early in the first half, which turned a 7-7 deadlock into a 23-7 lead in a span of fewer than three minutes. The Tigers led by at least 14 points the rest of the way. >> Read more