Georgia looks to end streak vs Auburn
Auburn (18-9, 7-7) vs. Georgia (10-17, 1-13)
Stegeman Coliseum, Athens, Georgia; Wednesday, 9 p.m. EST
BOTTOM LINE: Auburn looks to extend Georgia’s conference losing streak to 13 games. Georgia’s last SEC win came against the Vanderbilt Commodores 82-63 on Jan. 9. Auburn fell short in an 80-53 game at Kentucky in its last outing.
TEAM LEADERS: Georgia’s Nicolas Claxton has averaged 12.7 points, 8.9 rebounds and 2.4 blocks while Rayshaun Hammonds has put up 12.6 points and 6.3 rebounds. For the Tigers, Jared Harper has averaged 15.1 points and 5.9 assists while Bryce Brown has put up 15.9 points.
JUMPING FOR JARED: Harper has connected on 39.3 percent of the 178 3-pointers he’s attempted and has made 14 of 33 over his last five games. He’s also made 81.6 percent of his free throws this season.
WINLESS WHEN: Georgia is 0-9 this year when it scores 67 points or fewer and 10-8 when it scores at least 68.
PERFECT WHEN: Auburn is a perfect 9-0 when the team blocks at least seven opposing shots. The Tigers are 9-9 this season when they block fewer than seven shots.
DID YOU KNOW: The Auburn offense has scored 80.5 points per game this season, ranking the Tigers 30th among Division I teams. The Georgia defense has allowed 75.2 points per game to opponents (ranked 236th overall).