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Arkansas (16-10, 5-7 SEC)
at Auburn (14-13, 4-8)

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

Television: There will be no television coverage of this game.

Arkansas lineup: F Charles Thomas, 6-8, Jr., 11.8 ppg., 5.5 rpg.; F Sonny Weems, 6-6, Jr., 11.5 ppg.; C Steven Hill, 7-0, Jr., 6.5 ppg.; G Sean McCurdy, 6-1, So., 2.3 ppg; G Patrick Beverley, 6-1, Fr., 14.3 ppg.

Auburn lineup: F Josh Dollard, 6-7, So., 11.8 ppg., 7.0 rpg.; F Korvotney Barber, 6-7, So., 11.1 ppg, 6.3 rpg.; G Frank Tolbert, 6-4, Jr., 11.7 ppg.; G Rasheem Barrett, 6-5, So., 12.0 ppg.; G Quantez Robertson, 6-3, So., 8.4 ppg., 5.5 assists.

Noteworthy: Arkansas won the previous meeting the season by shooting 62 percent from the floor in the second half while forcing 19 Auburn turnovers. ... Quantez Robertson is two assists shy of setting Auburnís school record for assists in first two seasons of play. He currently had 278, while Gerald White (1983-87) had 279. ... The Tigers are 1-5 against SEC West opponents, the only win coming against Alabama at home on Jan. 23. ... During Auburnís current four-game losing streak, the Tigers are allowing 81 points per game. Also during that stretch, Auburn is letting opponents shoots 42 percent from behind the arc.

- Bradley Handwerger, Daily Sports Writer

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