AUBURN – The No. 13 Auburn Tigers (16-2, 5-0 SEC) hosted the No. 22 Ole Miss Rebels (15-3, 2-3 SEC) at Neville Arena on Saturday night and came away with an 82-59 victory.

"Ole Miss comes in ranked and they're a good team and really well coached," Pearl said. "Good personnel, a lot of older guys."

Ole Miss held a two-point lead 1:15 into the game but never led again.

What are the biggest takeaways from the game?

Auburn was on from 3-point range

Auburn shot 8-18 or 44.4% from beyond the arc.

Auburn did not have a player make more than one 3-point basket, but it showed that it is capable of shooting from deep by committee.

Auburn's 3-point shooting has steadily improved as the season continues to go along.

Auburn's bench showed out once again

Auburn finished with 40 bench points.

Dylan Cardwell, who tied his career-high point total with 12, was Auburn's leading scorer off the bench and the team's second-highest scorer period.

Depth has been one of this team's biggest strengths this season, and that has only been proven to be the case more and more throughout conference play.

Auburn shut down all of Ole Miss' scorers

Ole Miss has four players who average 12 points or more. The only Rebel who scored in double-figures on Saturday was forward Allen Flanigan in his return game at Neville Arena.

Auburn held Matthew Murell, Ole Miss' leading scorer at this point in the season, Jaylen Murray to eight points and Jaemyn Brakefield to seven points.

In containing the Rebels' top scorers, Auburn was able to force Ole Miss to rely on other scorers.

Jaylin Williams continued his dominant stretch

Jaylin Williams co-led Auburn in scoring tonight with 12 points. This was the eighth time in Auburn's last 11 games that Williams finished in double-figures.

Williams shot 5-7 from the field, 1-1 from beyond the arc and 2-2 from the free-throw line.

Williams elevates Auburn's level of play.

Auburn returns to action on Wednesday night when it takes on the Alabama Crimson Tide on the road in Coleman Coliseum. Tipoff is set for 6:30 p.m. CT. The television broadcast can be found on ESPN, and the Auburn Sports Network broadcast can be streamed anywhere on the Auburn Athletics App.

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