The number 22 Bulldog basketball team defeated number 16 Auburn yesterday,92-84, with Quinndary Weatherspoon the 6’4″ guard from Canton leading the way tying his season high with 27 points. Overall the team shot 51%. Lamar Peters the 6 foot guard from New Orleans helped matters himself with a double double bringing in 16 points and 10 assists. With just over seven minutes left, Auburn coach Bruce Pearl was called for a technical foul after arguing with the refs. Weatherspoon hit two free throws to give the Dawgs a 77-70 lead. It is worth noting that Weatherspoon was 11 for 11 from the free throw line. This was Auburn’s third straight loss and even though they shot 53%, it was their 19 turnovers that hurt them the most in the contest.
Up next the Bulldogs will face unranked Alabama in Tuscaloosa Tuesday at 7:30pm. Listen to the game on your home for the Bulldogs v105.5 or online at vicksburgv105.com
By: Emily Tillman