SEC Basketball Preview/Prediction: Alabama at Auburn

Auburn-Alabama

Alabama visits Auburn on Wednesday in a key SEC basketball matchup. Look inside for a preview of the game along with a prediction of the game’s final score.

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Team Statistical Comparison

FG% 3PT% FT% ORB TRB AST STL BLK TO
Alabama 0.445 0.348 0.709 255 930 321 147 108 361
Alabama OPP 0.411 0.294 0.741 289 911 265 198 92 319
Auburn 0.437 0.316 0.674 316 955 305 140 120 302
Auburn OPP 0.414 0.317 0.699 236 810 247 159 66 315

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Statistical Leaders

Alabama Scoring Leaders

PLAYER TEAM PPG FGM FTM 3PTM
PLAYER TEAM PPG FGM FTM 3PTM
Kira Lewis Jr. Alabama 17.4 146 75 34
John Petty Jr. Alabama 15.3 115 54 68
Jaden Shackelford Alabama 13.2 93 65 53
Herbert Jones Alabama 9.9 66 55 1
Alex Reese Alabama 9.7 77 28 41
James Bolden Alabama 8.0 49 34 27
Javian Davis Alabama 6.5 52 45 0
Galin Smith Alabama 2.8 27 10 0
Jaylen Forbes Alabama 2.6 18 12 9

Alabama Rebounding Leaders

PLAYER TEAM DR TR RPG  
PLAYER TEAM DR TR RPG
John Petty Jr. Alabama 132.0 169 7.3
Herbert Jones Alabama 84.0 120 6.3
Kira Lewis Jr. Alabama 98.0 120 5.2
Alex Reese Alabama 86.0 107 4.7
Jaden Shackelford Alabama 76.0 98 4.3
Javian Davis Alabama 59.0 92 4
Galin Smith Alabama 30.0 55 2.4
Jaylen Forbes Alabama 38.0 54 2.5
James Bolden Alabama 24.0 38 1.9
Tyler Barnes Alabama 4.0 4 0.7
Adam Cottrell Alabama 1.0 1 0.3

Auburn Scoring Leaders

PLAYER TEAM PPG FGM FTM 3PTM
PLAYER TEAM PPG FGM FTM 3PTM
Samir Doughty Auburn 16.0 111 103 42
Isaac Okoro Auburn 12.8 106 67 16
J’Von McCormick Auburn 11.5 93 49 30
Austin Wiley Auburn 9.7 66 91 0
Danjel Purifoy Auburn 9.6 69 38 35
Anfernee McLemore Auburn 7.7 62 30 23
Jamal Johnson Auburn 4.4 28 20 26
Devan Cambridge Auburn 4.3 38 3 20
Allen Flanigan Auburn 3.0 29 6 4

Auburn Rebounding Leaders

PLAYER TEAM DR TR RPG  
PLAYER TEAM DR TR RPG
Austin Wiley Auburn 133.0 208 9
Danjel Purifoy Auburn 79.0 112 5.1
Isaac Okoro Auburn 59.0 105 4.6
Anfernee McLemore Auburn 77.0 104 4.5
J’Von McCormick Auburn 70.0 96 4.2
Samir Doughty Auburn 72.0 91 4
Allen Flanigan Auburn 40.0 56 2.4
Devan Cambridge Auburn 34.0 48 2.1
Jamal Johnson Auburn 20.0 33 1.4
Tyrell Jones Auburn 6.0 10 1
Babatunde Akingbola Auburn 3.0 4 0.4
Jaylin Williams Auburn 3.0 4 0.5
Preston Cook Auburn 1.0 1 0.5
Javon Franklin Auburn 1.0 1 0.2

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Auburn Arena
Auburn Arena

NCAA RPI

Alabama: 42

Auburn: 15

Alabama Roster

No. Name Pos. HT WT Class City-State
0 Javian Davis F 6′-9″ 242 FR Canton, MS
1 Herbert Jones F 6′-7″ 205 JR Greensboro, AL
2 Kira Lewis Jr. G 6′-3″ 165 SO Meridianville, AL
3 Alex Reese F 6′-9″ 245 JR Pelham, AL
4 Juwan Gary F 6′-5″ 215 FR Columbia, SC
5 Jaden Shackelford G 6′-3″ 195 FR Hesperia, CA
11 James Bolden G 6′-0″ 160 SR Covington, KY
12 Jaylen Forbes G 6′-4″ 186 FR Florence, MS
13 Jahvon Quinerly G 6′-1″ 175 SO Hackensack, NJ
15 Tyler Barnes F 6′-8″ 201 JR Louisville, KY
21 Britton Johnson G 6′-4″ 183 SO Mountain Brook, AL
23 John Petty Jr. G 6′-5″ 184 JR Huntsville, AL
25 Adam Cottrell G 6′-3″ 185 FR Flowery Branch, GA
30 Galin Smith F 6′-9″ 240 JR Clinton, MS
33 James Rojas F 6′-8″ 215 JR Jamestown, NY
34 Sam Okauru G 6′-5″ 200 FR Raleigh, NC
35 Raymond Hawkins F 6′-9″ 240 FR Oakland, CA

Auburn Roster

No. Name Pos. HT WT Class City-State
0 Tyrell Jones G 6′-1″ 170 FR Chicago, IL
1 Jamal Johnson G 6′-4″ 195 SO Birmingham, AL
2 Jaylin Williams F 6′-7″ 230 FR Nahunta, GA
3 Danjel Purifoy F 6′-7″ 230 SR Centreville, AL
4 Javon Franklin F 6′-7″ 218 SO Little Rock, AR
5 J’Von McCormick G 6′-0″ 185 SR New Orleans, LA
10 Samir Doughty G 6′-4″ 195 SR Philadelphia, PA
12 Lior Berman G 6′-4″ 205 FR Birmingham, AL
13 Babatunde Akingbola C 6′-10″ 236 FR Ogun, Nigeria
14 Preston Cook G 6′-4″ 200 SO Auburn, AL
20 Myles Parker F 6′-8″ 200 SO Madison, AL
21 Will Macoy G 6′-4″ 200 SR Birmingham, AL
22 Allen Flanigan G 6′-5″ 200 FR Little Rock, AR
23 Isaac Okoro F 6′-6″ 225 FR Powder Springs, GA
24 Anfernee McLemore F 6′-7″ 220 SR Warwick, GA
33 Chase Maasdorp G 6′-0″ 175 SO Lakewood Ranch, FL
35 Devan Cambridge G 6′-6″ 190 FR Nashville, TN
50 Austin Wiley C 6′-11″ 260 SR Hoover, AL
54 Thomas Collier F 6′-9″ 215 SR Birmingham, AL

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Scouting Report


Alabama (13-10, 5-5 SEC) defeated Georgia 105-102 in overtime on Saturday in Athens. Kira Lewis Jr. led the Crimson Tide with 37 points. Sahvir Wheeler was top Dog tallying 24 points. This game was tied at 92 at the end of regulation. The Tide won the extra period 13-10. This game was incredibly close statisticallly. Alabama made 38 field goals, Georgia 39. Bama made 8 of 25 3-pointers, Georgia made 7 of 26. Georgia had 18 assists, Bama 17. Both teams had 3 blocked shots and 14 turnovers.

Kira Lewis Jr. leads the Tide in scoring averaging 17.4 points per game. John Petty, Jr. is second in scoring at 15.3 points a contest. Petty leads the Tide in rebounding pulling down over 7 a game. Bama is No. 1 in the SEC in scoring offense (82.6 ppg). The Crimson Tide is dead last in scoring defense, however, allowing 78.2 points a contest. The Tide is also No. 1 in the SEC in 3-point shooting hitting 34.8%. Bama has made for 3-point shots than any other team in the SEC with 234.

Auburn (21-2, 8-2 SEC) defeated LSU 91-90 in a thriller on Saturday in Auburn. LSU led with less than 30 seconds to play but a J’Von McCormick made a jump shot with one second to play lifted Auburn to victory. Skylar Mays led LSU with 30 points. Auburn was paced by Samir Doughty with 26 points.

Guard Samir Doughty leads the Tigers in scoring (16.0 ppg). Okoro is the next leading scorer with 12.8 points a game. Center Austin Wiley is the top Tiger in rebounds, bringing down over 9 per game. Auburn is third in the SEC in scoring offense (79.6 ppg) and first in the conference in scoring margin (+9.9). The Tigers are third in the league in rebounding margin (+6.3) and second in blocked shots (5.2 bpg).

Alabama had its fun a month ago in Tuscaloosa. Look for Auburn to be bouncing off the walls for the Tide.

Alabama-Auburn Prediction

Auburn 75, Alabama 72


Wednesday‘s game tips off at 7:00 p.m. ET (6:00 p.m. CT). TV: ESPN2.

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