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Charleston Southern (5-8) at Auburn (9-4)

Tipoff: Today at 1 p.m. at Beard-Eaves-Memorial Coliseum in Auburn.

Charleston Southern lineup: F Brandon Macklin, 6-8, Fr., 3.3 ppg.; F Giedrius Knysas, 6-9, So., 10.8 ppg.; G Donnell Covington, 6-1, Sr., 14.8 ppg., 5.5 assists.; G Dwayne Jackson, 6-3, Sr., 11.2 ppg., 6.1 rpg.; G Chris Moore, 6-2, Jr., 13.9 ppg., 4.1 rpg.

Auburn lineup: F Korvotney Barber, 6-7, So., 14.3 ppg., 7.5 rpg., 2.8 blocks; F Josh Dollard, 6-7, So., 12.7 ppg., 8.4 rpg.; G Frank Tolbert, 6-4, Jr., 12.4 ppg., 5.8 rpg.; G Rasheem Barrett, 6-5, So., 13.2 ppg., 4.7 rpg.; G Quantez Robertson, 6-3, So., 8.6 ppg., 5.0 rpg., 5.5 assists.

Noteworthy: This is Auburnís first game since falling at home to No. 13 Texas A&M 87-58 on Dec. 22. ... Charleston Southern has lost five straight. ... This is the first game of a home-and-home series with the Buccaneers. Auburn will return the trip next season. ... Auburnís four losses have come against teams that are a combined 44-6. ... Auburnís Barber is 10th nationally shooting 66.1 percent from the floor. He ranks 18th nationally averaging 2.8 blocks a game.

Bradley Handwerger, Daily Sports Writer

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