AuburnSports - Three takeaways from Auburn's win over Loyola Chicago

AuburnSports - Three takeaways from Auburn's win over Loyola Chicago

It wasn't the prettiest game for Auburn, but that was to be expected after a 115-109 double-overtime shootout game less than 24 hours before today's game. Auburn's second half defense came up strong again and allowed the Tigers to slow down Loyola Chicago and come away with a 62-53 win. Bruce Pearl said the goal for Auburn in the Battle 4 Atlantis was a championship or two wins. That's still on the table and the Tigers can come away very pleased with their trip to the Bahamas. Takeaways from Auburn's win over Loyola Chicago: Jabari Smith is this team's closer... but he needs to get involved more early in the game Just as Loyola Chicago was trying to make a comeback, Jabari Smith said "no sir." He hit several buckets …
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