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Auburn runs away from Mississippi 41-23

By JOHN ZENOR
AP Sports Writer
     

AUBURN, Ala. (AP) - Clint Moseley threw his first four career touchdown passes and Mike Dyer rushed for 177 yards to lift Auburn to a 41-23 win over Mississippi on Saturday night.

The Tigers (6-3, 4-2 Southeastern Conference) scored a pair of touchdowns in the third quarter to break a halftime deadlock and go up 31-17 in a matchup of the league's two bottom-dwelling defenses.     

The Rebels (2-6, 0-5) have now dropped 11 straight league games, adding to their longest string since joining the SEC in 1933.

Moseley completed 12 of 15 passes for 160 yards in his second career start after debuting in a blowout loss at No. 1 LSU last weekend. The Tigers had managed just 10 passing touchdowns in the first eight games.

They got a boost from the return of leading receiver Emory Blake, who missed the last three games with an ankle injury. He had five catches for 71 yards and a 25-yard touchdown.

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