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Tip-Off Countdown: #70 Auburn 98 Cornell 77

Today’s countdown piece features the final tuneup before SEC play at home against Cornell. Auburn entered this game 11-1 and looked to pick up their 10th straight victory.

The visitors from New York hung in there early before a 12-2 run gave Auburn it’s first double digit advantage of the game. Cornell would cut it to 4 before a pair of 3s from Malik Dunbar and Davion Mitchell stalled the run. Auburn led 47-35 at halftime.

Auburn’s lead ballooned over 20 for the first time 4 minutes into the 2nd half on a 3-pointer by Bryce Brown to put Auburn up 69-47.