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WEDNESDAY, JANUARY 17, 2007
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No. 22 Tennessee (13-4, 1-1 SEC)
at Auburn (11-7, 1-2)

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

TV: Lincoln Financial Sports will televise the game on WAMY-TV.

Tennessee lineup: F Dane Bradshaw, 6-4, Sr., 7.4 ppg., 4.2 rpg., 4.6 assists; F Duke Crews, 6-7, Fr., 10.2 ppg., 5.8 rpg.; G JaJuan Smith, 6-2, Jr., 14.1 ppg., 4.0 rpg., 2.1 steals; G Chris Lofton, 6-2, Jr., 22.5 ppg., G Ramar Smith, 6-2, Fr., 8.5 ppg.

Auburn lineup: F Josh Dollard, 6-7, So., 11.0 ppg., 7.2 rpg.; F Quan Prowell, 6-8, Jr., 11.0 ppg., 6.0 rpg., 1.1 blocks; G Frank Tolbert, 6-4, Jr., 11.5 ppg., 5.3 rpg.; G Rasheem Barrett, 6-5, So., 12.8 ppg., 4.6 rpg.; G Quantez Robertson, 6-3, So., 7.7 ppg., 4.5 rpg., 5.2 assists.

Noteworthy: Tennessee guard Chris Lofton leads the SEC in scoring average as well as 3-pointers made per game at 3.76. ... Auburn leads Tennessee in games played in Auburn at 24-20, but Tennessee leads the overall series 66-35. ... Twelve of the past 17 games between these two schools have been decided by eight or fewer points. ... Auburn is 2-3 in games decided by three or fewer points, including a 1-1 record in the SEC. ... The Tigers have lost 15 straight games against ranked opponents. Their last win over a ranked opponent came when they defeated No. 24 LSU 80-64 on Feb. 18, 2004. ... Auburn has played six of the current top 12 teams, and five of the top 10.

- Bradley Handwerger, Daily Sports Writer

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