Auburn's defense held Mississippi State to 10 points on Saturday, behind Roger McCreary and Smoke Monday's interceptions. “It looked like an Auburn defense,” Malzahn said. “Really proud of those guys and the effort that they had tonight.”
Freshman Justin Powell scored 26 points in Auburn's record-setting 90-81 win over South Alabama on Friday night. “Our spacing and offensive efficiency were off the charts,” Auburn head coach Bruce Pearl said. “We spread it and shot it pretty well.”
Auburn suffered its third loss of the season on Saturday in a blowout defeat to rival Alabama, 42-13.