Vanderbilt at No. 11 Auburn
WHEN: 7:30 p.m., Saturday
WHERE: Auburn Arena (9,121)
RECORDS: Auburn (20-2, 8-1); Vanderbilt (8-14, 2-7)
ON THE AIR: TV — SEC Network
VANDERBILT LINEUP: G Riley LaChance, 6-2, Sr., 12.7 ppg.; G Maxwell Evans, 6-2, Fr., 2.8 ppg.; G Saben Lee, 6-2, Fr., 10.4 ppg.; F Jeff Roberson, 6-6, Sr., 15.9 ppg.; F Ejike Obinna, 6-10, Fr., 3.4 ppg.
AUBURN LINEUP: G Jared Harper, 5-10, So., 12.8 ppg.; G Bryce Brown, 6-3, Jr., 16.6 ppg.; G Mustapha Heron, 6-5, Soph., 15.3 ppg.; F Desan Murray, 6-3, Jr., 11.3 ppg.; F Anfernee McLemore, 6-8, So., 7.7 ppg.
NOTEWORTHY: Bruce Pearl has led Auburn to its 10th 20-win season all-time in his fourth season as the Tigers’ head coach. Pearl is the sixth head coach to lead Auburn to a 20-win season and the second-fastest to do so, only trailing Mike Papke, who led Auburn to a 20-2 record in the 1927-28 season in his third season. … Auburn is looking to snap a 13-game losing streak against Vanderbilt dating back to the Tigers’ last win over the Commodores, a 68-65 victory at Beard-Eaves Memorial Coliseum on Jan. 6, 2007. ... Auburn leads the SEC and is 11th nationally averaging 85.7 points a game, which puts the Tigers on pace to be the SEC’s highest-scoring team since Kentucky in 1996 (91.4). … Auburn has scored 90 points three times in SEC play for the second straight season. Before last season, the Tigers scored 90 points in a regular season SEC game just seven times over the previous 17 seasons combined. ... Auburn is averaging 44.2 points in the second half (973 points in 22 games) on 48.4 percent shooting (311-of-642), including 38.9 from 3-point range (93-of-239) and 78.7 (258-of-328) from the free-throw line.