Basketball teaser

No. 10 Auburn at South Carolina

WHEN: 2:30 p.m., Saturday

WHERE: Columbia, S.C.; Colonial Life Arena (18,000)

RECORDS: Auburn (23-3, 11-2 SEC) at South Carolina (13-13, 4-9)

ON THE AIR: TV — SEC Network

AUBURN LINEUP: G Jared Harper, 5-10, So., 13.5 ppg.; G Bryce Brown, 6-3, Jr., 16.6 ppg.; G Mustapha Heron, 6-5, So., 16.1 ppg.; F Desean Murray, 6-3, Jr., 10.9 ppg.; F Anfernee McLemore, 6-7, So., 7.7 ppg.

SOUTH CAROLINA LINEUP: G Hassani Gravett, 6-2, Jr., 7.3 ppg.; G Evan Hinson, 6-4, So., 3.1 ppg.; G Justin Minaya, 6-5, Sr. 8.4 ppg.; F Chris Silva, 6-9, Jr., 14.2 ppg.; F Maik Kotsar, 6-10, So., 7.8 ppg.

NOTEWORTHY: Auburn has won six of its last eight battles with South Carolina in Colonial Life Arena, dating back to 2003. ... The Tigers (23-3) remained in the Associated Press Top 10 for the second straight week. They also were announced as the No. 5 overall team and the first No. 2 seed in the NCAA’s early bracket reveal Sunday. ... The Auburn three-guard lineup of Bryce Brown (16.6), Mustapha Heron (16.1) and Jared Harper (13.5) all average over 13 points per game this season. The Tigers are the only team in the league to have three players with 13 or more points per game. ... South Carolina is 7-5 in home games this season and 2-4 in league home matchups.

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