OXFORD, Miss. — Auburn’s Johni Broome fulfilled one of his preferred film stars — and askedforgiveness to Morgan Freeman for how it occurred.
Broome, who scored 15 points in the 16th-ranked Tigers’ 91-77 success over Mississippi on Saturday night, attempted to conserve a ball from going out of bounds in the 2nd half when somebody in the front row got his jersey.
Thinking it was an Ole Miss fan attempting to rattle him, Broome brushed the individual’s arm away.
It turned out it was Freeman, the Academy Award-winning star who is a huge Mississippi fan and participatesin lotsof Rebels videogames.
“I kind of got