Follow live updates from Iron Bowl of basketball

No, it’s not football. But it’s still Alabama and Auburn. The tension is still high in Auburn Arena. Playing without Tony Mitchell, the Crimson Tide could be in for a fight tonight.

Click here to follow the action on the Twitter home of The Daily Bama Blog. Then consider the following nuggets before the 8 p.m., tip.

Alabama lineup: G Trevor Releford (6-1, So.), 12.3 ppg; G Trevor Lacey (6-3, Fr.), 7 ppg; G Levi Randolph (6-5, Fr.), 6.3 ppg; F Nick Jacobs (6-8, Fr.), 5.7 ppg; F JaMychal Green (6-8, Sr.), 13.8 ppg.

Auburn lineup: PG Josh Wallace (5-10, Jr.), 3.3 ppg; SG Frankie Sullivan (6-1, Jr.), 12.1 ppg; G/F Allen Payne (6-6, So.), 3.7 ppg; F Kenny Gabriel (6-8, Sr.), 12.3 ppg; C Rob Chubb (6-10, Jr.), 8.9 ppg

Notes: Auburn lost 91-88 at Mississippi State on Saturday despite shooting 46 percent and out-rebounding the Bulldogs. … Alabama beat Ole Miss 69-67 in double overtime on Saturday night. … In 50 series games at Auburn, these two teams have 25 wins each. … Auburn is 12-1 at home this season. … Alabama is 1-3 in SEC road games, with the only win coming at last-place Georgia. … The Tide ranks 343rd out of 345 Division I teams in three-point shooting percentage (26.5); Auburn is only slightly better at 31.2 percent, which ranks 260th.

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