Observations: Auburn 78, Mississippi State 71

Bruce Pearl got his 600th win, Allen Flanigan sent a message, JT Thor looked like a unicorn and DYLAN CARDWELL HIT A TURNAROUND 3.

(Shanna Lockwood/Auburn Athletics)

Bruce Pearl didn’t even realize he was sitting on 599 career wins until assistant coach Wes Flanigan came into his office and told him earlier in the week.

On Saturday afternoon, Pearl was dancing and wearing a t-shirt that commemorated his 600th career win — a much-needed punctuation mark on what was arguably the toughe…

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