Observations: Arkansas 97, Auburn 85

"You score 85 points, you shoot 52 percent for the game, 52 percent from 3, you make 15 threes — that's a game you should win."

SF Allen Flanigan (Shanna Lockwood/Auburn Athletics)

Auburn hit from long range early and often Wednesday night. It found ways to rally back from sizable deficits on multiple occasions. It was also playing at home.

Under Bruce Pearl, that has been a tried-and-true formula for victories. But this isn’t a typical season, and this isn’t a typical Tigers team.

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