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FRIDAY, DECEMBER 22, 2006
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No. 13 Texas A&M (9-2) at Auburn (9-3)

Tipoff: 7 p.m. at Beard-Eaves-Memorial Coliseum

Television: CSS will televise the game.

Texas A&M lineup: F Josh Carter, 6-7, So., 11.9 ppg.; F Joseph Jones, 6-9, Jr., 14.2 ppg., 5.8 rpg.; F Antanas Kavaliauskas, 6-9, Sr., 13.1 ppg., 5.6 rpg.; G Acie Law IV, 6-3, Sr., 14.2 ppg., 5.0 assists; G Dominique Kirk, 6-3, Jr., 6.7 ppg, 3.6 rpg., 3.5 assists.

Auburn lineup: F Korvotney Barber, 6-7, So., 14.8 ppg., 7.8 rpg., 3.0 blocks; F Josh Dollard, 6-7, So., 12.8 ppg., 8.7 rpg.; G Frank Tolbert, 6-4, Jr., 13.0 ppg., 5.8 rpg.; G Rasheem Barrett, 6-5, So., 13.8 ppg., 4.9 rpg.; G Quantez Robertson, 6-3, So., 9.3 ppg., 5.2 rpg., 5.5 assists.

Noteworthy: Auburnís three losses this season have come against teams with a combined 33-3 record. No. 4 Wisconsin is 11-1, No. 7 Pittsburgh is 11-1, and No. 15 Oklahoma State is 11-1. ... This is the first time in program history Auburn has hosted more than one ranked non-conference opponent. The Tigers hosted then-No. 2 Pittsburgh on Dec. 3 and host No. 13 Texas A&M tonight. ... The game will mark Jeff Leboís 250th as a head coach. He is 150-99 in his career with stints at Tennessee Tech and Chattanooga.

- Bradley Handwerger, Daily Sports Writer

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