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Auburn (15-13, 5-8 SEC)
at No. 25 Alabama (19-8, 6-7)

Tipoff: Saturday at 4 p.m. at Coleman Coliseum in Tuscaloosa.

TV/radio: Fox Sports Net South will broadcast the game on TV, while AM-730, AM-770, AM-1400, FM-92.5 will carry the Alabama broadcast, and AM-800 will carry the Auburn broadcast.

Alabama lineup: F Alonzo Gee, 6-6, So., 12.5 ppg., 5.2 rpg.; F Richard Hendrix, 6-8, So., 15.0 ppg., 8.9 rpg.; C Jermareo Davidson, 6-10, Sr., 14.2 ppg., 8.6 rpg.; G Brandon Hollinger, 5-11, So., 4.3 ppg., 1.3 rpg.; G Ronald Steele, 6-3, Jr.,9.1 ppg., 4.3 assists.

Auburn lineup: F Josh Dollard, 6-7, So., 12.1 ppg., 7.0 rpg.; F Korvotney Barber, 6-7, So., 11.1 ppg, 6.6 rpg.; G Frank Tolbert, 6-4, Jr., 11.9 ppg. 5.1 rpg.; G DeWayne Reed, 6-1, Fr., 5.2 ppg, 2.9 assists.; G Quantez Robertson, 6-3, So., 8.4 ppg., 5.4 assists.

Noteworthy: In its last game against Alabama on Jan. 23, Auburn broke a seven-game losing streak against the Tide, with an 81-57 win at Beard-Eaves Memorial Coliseum in Auburn. ... This is the 135th meeting between the schools, with Alabama holding an 83-51 edge. ... Alabama is currently third in the SEC west, one game behind Ole Miss and Mississippi State with three left to play. ...Nine of the last 14 games between Auburn and Alabama have been decided by an average of 3.88 points. ... Alabama will be featured on a show called "Free Ticket: Inside College Basketball" which will air March 3 at 2 p.m. on ABC. ... Auburn head coach Jeff Lebo is 1-7 against Alabama.

- Josh Cooper, Daily Sports Writer

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