TUSCALOOSA, Ala. (AP/WHNT) — No. 4 Auburn beat No. 24 Alabama in the rival matchup on Tuesday night.
Freshman Jabari Smith scored a season-high 25 points and Allen Flanigan made four straight free throws in the final minute, lifting Auburn to an 81-77 victory over rival Alabama.
The Tigers lost all of a 14-point lead before managing to avoid becoming the third Top-5 team to lose on the night.
They pushed their win streak to 12 games in the rivals’ first Top 25 matchup in 35 years.