AUBURN, Ala. (AP) Nick Marshall ran for three touchdowns and passed for a score and No. 5 Auburn beat South Carolina 42-35 to survive a scare from the Gamecocks after Steve Spurrier made a succession of gambles that paid off.
The Tigers (6-1, 3-1 Southeastern Conference) finally stopped the onslaught of Spurrier, Dylan Thompson and fourth-down magic late in the game. Auburn burned off four-plus minutes from the clock after the first unsuccessful gamble before the Gamecocks (4-4, 2-4) made a stop at midfield for one more shot. (MORE)