Auburn defeats #18 Ole Miss 80-77

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Jan. 19, 2008

Auburn, Ala. - Led by Senior guard Frank Tolbert's 29 points, Auburn held off a late Ole Miss rally to defeat the 18th-ranked Rebels 80-77 Saturday in Beard-Eaves-Memorial Coliseum.

Tolbert tied a career-high in points and Quan Prowell pulled down a career-high 12 rebounds to help the Tigers notch their second straight conference victory.

Auburn improved to 11-5, 2-2 in the SEC with victory, while Ole Miss dropped to 15-2, 2-2 in the league with the loss.