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Auburn (17-13, 7-8 SEC)
at Ole Miss (18-11, 7-8)

Tipoff: 1 p.m. Saturday at Tad Smith Coliseum in Oxford, Miss.

TV: Lincoln Financial Sports will televise the game on WZDX-54.

Ole Miss lineup: F Kenny Williams, 6-8, Jr., 6.6 ppg., 5.4 rpg.; C Dwayne Curtis, 6-8, Jr., 12.9 ppg., 8.7 rpg.; G Todd Abernethy, 6-1, Sr., 10.8 ppg., 5.7 assists; G Clarence Sanders, 6-1, Sr., 16.5 ppg.; G Bam Doyne, 6-4, Sr., 15.1 ppg., 4.4 rpg.

Auburn lineup: F Josh Dollard, 6-7, So., 12.2 ppg., 6.5 rpg.; F Korvotney Barber, 6-7, So., 11.4 ppg., 6.8 rpg., 1.8 blocks; G Frank Tolbert, 6-4, Jr., 11.8 ppg., 4.9 rpg.; G DeWayne Reed, 6-1, Fr., 5.6 ppg., 3.1 assists; G Quantez Robertson, 6-3, So., 8.3 ppg., 4.0 rpg., 5.2 assists.

Noteworthy: Ole Miss has lost three out of its past four games, but all three came on the road. The Rebels are 14-1 at home, including 6-1 in the SEC. ... Auburn is 14-26 all-time at Tad Smith Coliseum. ... An Auburn win gives the Tigers only their second-ever division title. The previous one came in 1999. ... Twelve of the past 15 in this series have been decided by an average of 4.33 points per game. ... During Auburn's three-game win streak, the Tigers are allowing 13 fewer points per game than when they lost four in a row prior to the win streak.

Bradley Handwerger, Daily Sports Writer

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