PARADISE ISLAND, Bahamas (AP) – Freshman Jabari Smith collected 14 points to help No.19 Auburn recover from a double overtime loss and beat Loyola Chicago 62-53 in the round of consolation of the Battle 4 Atlantis tournament.
The Tigers limited the Ramblers to just two field goals in 11 minutes in the second half to gain control.
Walker Kessler added 13 points, 10 rebounds and four blocks for the Tigers. Marquise Kennedy scored 13 points to lead the Ramblers, who shot 62% in the first half.
But Loyola Chicago shot 31% after halftime and scored 1 of 10 3 points after the break.
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