Auburn's Quan Prowell shoots over Mercer's BeJay Corley during the first half. (AP Photo/Todd J. Van Emst)
Dec. 19, 2007
AUBURN, Ala. (AP) - Rasheem Barrett had 18 points to lead Auburn past Mercer 68-59 Wednesday night.
James Florence led Mercer with 25 points and seven rebounds. Mark Hall had 11 points off the bench for Mercer while Sam Dolan had 9 points and seven rebounds.
Auburn outscored Mercer 24-10 in the paint in the first half. The Tigers led 30-21 at halftime.
The Tigers continued to take advantage down low and finished the game with 42 points in the paint while Mercer only had 22.