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By Tim Letcher
SEC Digital Network
Playing in a driving rain storm, the LSU Tigers topped Auburn 35-21 on Saturday night at Tiger Stadium in Baton Rouge.
Jeremy Hill had a huge game for LSU, rushing 25 times for 183 yards and three scores, including a 49-yard burst in the first quarter to open the scoring.
LSU led 14-0 after one quarter and 21-0 at halftime before Auburn got things going in the third quarter, when Tre Mason rushed for a pair of touchdowns to pull Auburn within 28-14.
However, LSU answered with a Zach Mettenberger touchdown pass to Jarvis Landry on the first play of the fourth quarter to extend the lead to 35-14.
Auburn added a touchdown later in the fourth quarter, but could get no closer than the final margin.
Passing - Nick Marshall, 17-33, 224 yards, 2 INT
Rushing - Tre Mason, 26 carries, 132 yards, 2 TD
Receiving - Sammie Coates, 4 receptions, 139 yards
Passing - Zach Mettenberger, 14-22, 229 yards, 1 TD, 1 INT
Rushing - Jeremy Hill, 25 carries, 183 yards, 3 TD
Receiving - Jarvis Landry, 7 receptions, 118 yards, 1 TD
LSU leads the series with Auburn 27-20-1.
LSU is now 40-2 in night games at Tiger Stadium under Les Miles.
LSU has now won 34 straight games when scoring at least 30 points.