December 11, 2012
Tigers strong in return
AUBURN -- Auburn cleared its bench Tuesday night.
Leading 87-42 with 3:15 left in against Grambling, coach Tony Barbee went deep into the rotation as walk-ons Dylan Spencer, C.J. Holmes and Nick Pellar were all inserted into the game.
Pellar hit a corner three-pointer to cap off the Tigers' 65-point second-half scoring barrage and give the Tigers a 92-42 victory to snap a four-game skid.
"You can see the affection they have for each other," Barbee said. "When many of the walk-ons are on the court you could just be sitting there, but that whole team was up going crazy and cheering for those guys. It shows you the camaraderie of this team."
It didn't look like any of the walk-ons would see the floor after another sluggish start to start the game.
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