No. 11 Auburn edges Arkansas in OT

Auburn's Anfernee McLemore (24) drives to the basket past Arkansas defender Jimmy Whitt Jr. (33) during the second half of an NCAA college basketball game Tuesday, Feb. 4, 2020, in Fayetteville, Ark. (AP Photo/Michael Woods)

FAYETTEVILLE, Ark. -- Samir Doughty scored 23 points, including hitting two free throws in the final seconds of overtime, and No. 11 Auburn edged Arkansas 79-76.

The Tigers overcame another 40-point game by Arkansas' Mason Jones. Arkansas led 65-54 at the 5:59 mark on a Jalen Harris dunk, but the Tigers closed on a 15-4 run to force the extra period.Jones had scored over 30 points in three straight games.

Hogs stand at 16-6 (4-5) on the season.

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Arkansas guard Desi Sills (3) shoots as Auburn's Austin Wiley defends during the first half of an NCAA college basketball game Tuesday, Feb. 4, 2020, in Fayetteville, Ark. (AP Photo/Michael Woods)