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.
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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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