Auburn Basketball has gotten off to a fast start by opening the season 3-0. The Tigers scored 83, 76 and 70 points in the wins, respectively. This is an average of 76.3 points per game which is a good compliment to a defense allowing only 69.7 points per game. Auburn has struggled to protect the basketball and make free throws so far this season, though.
Auburn defeated a strong mid-major team in Davidson by 10 points on Friday in the Veterans Classic. It was a neutral site showdown in Annapolis, Maryland hosted by Navy. The Tigers were led by freshman Isaac Okoro in his second career game.
Auburn has not defeated LSU in Death Valley since 1999 and this year will not be an easy task against the second-ranked team in the country. This LSU team is led by Joe Burrow who is at the top of many Heisman watch lists and so far, he has not been slowed down.
Auburn fell to Georgia in four sets in a tightly contested matchup at Auburn Arena. They look to rebound when they travel to Starkville to take on Mississippi State on Friday, October 25 at 8 p.m.
A much-anticipated matchup in The Swamp between seventh-ranked Auburn and tenth-ranked Florida was too much for the Auburn offense to overcome. Auburn suffered its first loss of the season 24-13 to Florida. Auburn looks to regroup during the bye week before heading to Arkansas on October 19.
Auburn will make their first trip to The Swamp since 2007 when Wes Byrum made a 43-yard field goal as time expired to upset Florida. The most recent matchup between the teams was in 2011 at Jordan-Hare Stadium when Auburn won 17-6. There are several key statistics to pay attention to as the teams face off for the first time in eight years.
It is slim pickings during week five in the SEC East as three teams have bye weeks. Georgia and Missouri are going on byes following big wins while Tennessee searches for anything to salvage the 2019 season. While those teams prepare for week six, Florida and Vanderbilt will have matchups against non-conference opponents and Kentucky will square off with South Carolina in Columbia.
The number of injuries for Auburn have slowly built up since the beginning of fall practice and has hurt depth in many areas of the team. Auburn will head into their first SEC matchup against Texas A&M with many question marks.
The Southeastern Conference released the 2020 conference basketball schedule with dates, times and network designations. Auburn’s 2020 SEC schedule is going to be tougher than 2019 having to play Tennessee twice and traveling to Florida. Auburn’s young roster will be tested with road games early as they will have the target on their backs coming off an SEC Tournament Championship and Final Four run.
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