Kentucky at No. 10 Auburn
WHEN: 8 p.m., today
WHERE: Auburn Arena (9,121)
RECORDS: Auburn (22-3, 10-2 SEC); Texas A&M (17-8, 6-6)
ON THE AIR: TV — SEC Network
KENTUCKY LINEUP: G Hamidou Diallo, 6-5, Fr., 11.6 ppg.; G Shai Gilgeous-Alexander, 6-6, Fr., 13.1 ppg.; F P.J. Washington, 6-7, Fr., 9.8 ppg.; F Kevin Knox, 6-9, Fr., 15 ppg.; F Nick Richards, 6-11, Fr., 6.6 ppg.
AUBURN LINEUP: G Jared Harper, 5-10, So., 13.3 ppg.; G Bryce Brown, 6-3, Jr., 16.6 ppg.; G Mustapha Heron, 6-5, So., 16.3 ppg.; F Desean Murray, 6-3, Jr., 11 ppg.; F Anfernee McLemore, 6-8, So, 7.5 ppg.
NOTEWORTHY: The last time Auburn was ranked and Kentucky wasn’t was Dec. 27, 1999, when the Tigers were No. 4. … Auburn is looking to win consecutive home games against Kentucky since defeating the Wildcats 77-75 on Feb. 20, 1989, and 74-70 on Jan. 24, 1990, in Beard-Eaves Memorial Coliseum. The Tigers won the last meeting between the two teams in Auburn 75-70 on Jan. 16, 2016. … Auburn leading scorer Bryce Brown (shoulder) is expected to play after missing the Georgia game Saturday. … Among active SEC men's basketball coaches, Kentucky coach John Calipari and Auburn's Bruce Pearl have the two best winning percentages. … Auburn is tied with Kentucky with the most underclassmen in the nation with 12 on the roster and only one senior. The Tigers are one of just seven teams in the country to have 10 or more underclassmen on their roster. … Kentucky has lost three straight games coming into this contest and before this season the Wildcats had never lost three in a row under Calipari.