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    Basketball Gameday Central: Auburn vs. Alabama

    Feb. 4, 2013

    
    
    

    Game Details

    Date: Wed. Feb. 6, 2013 Tip: 7:00 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.

    Alabama Projected Starters

    C 14 Moussa Gueye 7-0 / 255 Jr.
    G 5 Trevor Lacey 6-3 / 215 So.
    G 12 Trevor Releford 6-0 / 195 Jr.
    G 20 Levi Randolph 6-5 / 205 So.
    G 21 Rodney Cooper 6-6 / 215 So.

    Game Notes

    Scouting Alabama

    The Crimson Tide, which won at Vanderbilt 58-54 Saturday for the first time since 1990, has won six out of its last seven games with the only loss being 54-53 at Tennessee on Jan. 26 ... breaking an 11-game losing streak at Vanderbilt, Alabama used an 18-3 run to end the game as Trevor Lacey nailed a 3-pointer with 58 seconds to play to give the Crimson Tide their first lead of the game ... Lacey finished with 17 points on 3-of-4 3-pointers and Andrew Steele added 13 points on 3-of-4 treys off the bench ... the last five Alabama games have been decided by a total of 13 points and the Crimson Tide is 4-1 in those games ... after opening SEC play with an 84-68 loss at Missouri, the Crimson Tide defeated Tennessee 68-65, won at Mississippi State 75-43, defeated Texas A&M 50-49, Kentucky 59-55 and Arkansas while losing at Tennessee ... Trevor Releford averages a team-high 15.3 points to rank eighth in the SEC in scoring and shoots 44.1 percent from 3-point range ... Trevor Lacey adds 12.4 points and 3.5 assists while shooting 43.2 percent from 3-point range ... Rodney Cooper chips in 10.7 points ... Alabama ranks second in the SEC in scoring defense, allowing 58.3 points per game and ranks third in 3-point field goal pct. defense (.358).

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