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Watch: Charles Barkley goes through all the emotions during Auburn’s tight win

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Charles Barkley holding a sign © Christopher Hanewinckel-USA TODAY Sports

Charles Barkley went through all the emotions during Auburn’s close win over New Mexico State during the first round of the NCAA Tournament on Thursday.

Auburn blew a big lead late in the second half, which led the Aggies to make it a one-possession game. One crazy moment happened when Auburn was up 78-76 in the final seconds and New Mexico State had the ball. The Tigers fouled on a three-point shot, which gave New Mexico State three free throws down two. Barkley was livid over the foul.

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Thankfully for Auburn, New Mexico State only made one of the free throws and missed a final three-pointer to lose 78-77.

This video shows the reaction from Barkley through the suspense and the victory:

Barkley is the best basketball player in Auburn history and remains a big fan of the program. His passion for his school put him through the wringer emotionally.

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