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    Basketball Gameday Central: Auburn vs. Kentucky

    Jan. 17, 2013

    
    
    

    Game Details

    Date: Sat. Jan. 19, 2013 Tip: 8:00 PM CT
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    Auburn Projected Starters

    F 02 Allen Payne 6-6 / 215 Jr.
    C 41 Rob Chubb 6-10 / 250 Sr.
    G 5 Shaquille Johnson 6-5 / 210 Fr.
    G 11 Josh Wallace 5-10 / 170 Sr.
    G 23 Frankie Sullivan 6-1 / 206 Sr.

    Kentucky Projected Starters

    F 3 Nerlens Noel 6-10 / 228 Fr.
    F 15 Willie Cauley-Stein 7-0 / 244 Fr.
    F 22 Alex Poythress 6-7 / 239 Fr.
    G 10 Archie Goodwin 6-4 / 198 Fr.
    G 12 Ryan Harrow 6-2 / 170 So.

    Game Notes

    Scouting Kentucky

    The Wildcats defeated Tennessee 75-65 on Tuesday behind Kyle Wiltjer's 17 points off the bench and Nerlen Noel's 12 points, nine rebounds, six blocks, four steals and two assists ... in the win, Kentucky shot 65 percent (13-of-20) from the fl oor in the second half and was 3-of-5 from 3-point range while limiting Tennessee to 38 percent shooting after halftime ... Kentucky begins a two-game swing through the state of Alabama with Auburn on Saturday ... Kentucky has gone 3-2 in its last fi ve games, defeating Tennessee, losing to Texas A&M 83-71 last Saturday after the Aggies' Elston Turner scored 40 points in Rupp Arena and falling at No. 3 Louisville 80-77 on Dec. 29 ... the Wildcats won at Vanderbilt 60-58 in their SEC opener and thrashed Eastern Michigan 90-38 on Jan. 2 ... Archie Goodwin averages a team-high 15.2 points to go along with 4.8 rebounds and 3.6 assists.

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