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The Auburn Tigers (13-6, 2-4 SEC) ended its nine-game losing streak against the Alabama Crimson Tide (15-6, 2-4 SEC), picking up a 78-65 victory.

Auburn got off to a fast start out of the gate and remained in control throughout the first half. Alabama dominated the third quarter, however, outscoring Auburn 21-10.

What are the biggest takeaways from the game?

Auburn shot the lights out

Auburn shot 27-57 or 47.4% from the floor, 3-8 or 37.5% from 3-point range and 21-29 or 72.4% from the free-throw line.

Auburn was particularly successful in the paint, scoring 36 of its points in that area.

Auburn is continuing to improve offensively as conference play goes along.

Jessica Timmons dominated, but Auburn contained everyone else

Jessica Timmons led Alabama in scoring with 26 points.

The only other Alabama player to reach double-figures was Sarah Ashlee Baker who scored 10 points.

Auburn consolidated Alabama’s offensive threat which allowed it to play the game at its tempo on both ends of the floor.

Honesty Scott-Grayson dominated

Auburn’s veteran guard led the team in scoring with 19 points.

Scott-Grayson has been a big part of Auburn’s success this season and today was no different.

What’s Next?

Auburn returns to action next Monday when it hosts the Georgia Bulldogs at Neville Arena. Tipoff is set for 6 p.m. CT. The television broadcast can be found on SEC Network. The Auburn Sports Network broadcast can be heard locally on 100.3 FM or streamed anywhere on the Auburn Athletics App.