OFFICIALS Joe Lindsay (Harleysville, Pa.), Antinio Petty (Chattanooga, Tenn.), Tim Clougherty (Raleigh, N.C.) SCOUTING GEORGIA SOUTHWESTERN NCAA Div. II Georgia Southwestern of the Peach Belt Conference is led by fi ve scorers who average double fi gures. After opening the season with an 82-62 loss at Kennesaw State, the Hurricanes have defeated Knoxville College 108-33, Clearwater Christian 79-53 and Fort Valley State 89-77 ... Talmadge Bell averages a team-high 16.0 ppg while shooting 14-of-28 from 3-point range ... Phillip Brown chips in 15.5 ppg followed by Evan Mobley at 13.3 ppg, Trayce Macon at 11.8 ppg and Matt Shaw at 10.5 ppg ... Georgia Southwestern has a week off before playing at Auburn on Tuesday ... the Hurricanes return two starters from last year's team that fi nished 7-20 overall and 3-13 in the Peach Belt Conference.
November 30, 2010 7 pm (CST)Auburn Arena (9,121)
Auburn Head Coach: Tony Barbee (UMass '93) at Auburn: 1-4, .200 (1st year) Overall: 83-56, .597 (5th year)
Ga. Southwestern Head Coach: Mike Leeder (Florida State '92) at Ga.SW: 49-72, .405 (5th year) Overall: 149-174, .461 (12th year)
Tigers on the AirNetwork: Auburn Sports Network Air Time: 6:30 pm CT Play-by-Play: Rod BramblettColor: Daymeon FishbackStudio Host: Brad LawSatellite Radio: n/a Internet Broadcast: auburntigers.com
AUBURN TIGERS2010-11 Schedule/Scores
RECORD: 1-4 HOME: 1-4 NEUTRAL: 0-0AWAY: 0-0 SEC: 0-0
Nov. 12 UNC ASHEVILLE L 69-70(ot)Nov. 19 (1) SAMFORD L 68-79Nov. 20 (1) CAMPBELL L 54-61Nov. 21 (1) MIDDLE TENN. STATE W 68-66Nov. 27 JACKSONVILLE L 55-69Nov. 30 GEORGIA SOUTHWESTERN 7 pmDec. 5 ARKANSAS-PINE BLUFF 2 pmDec. 11 (2) Rutgers 11:30 amDec. 15 at South Florida 8 pmDec. 18 PRESBYTERIAN COLLEGE 7 pmDec. 21 USC-UPSTATE 7 pmDec. 29 GEORGIA SOUTHERN 7 pmDec. 31 GRAMBLING 4 pmJan. 3 FLORIDA STATE 7 pmJan. 8 LSU 5 pmJan. 11 at Kentucky 6 pmJan. 16 at Mississippi State 1 pmJan. 20 FLORIDA or 6 pmJan. 22 ALABAMA 5 pmJan. 25 at Arkansas 8 pmJan. 29 at South Carolina 12:30 pmFeb. 3 TENNESSEE or 8 pm Feb. 5 at Georgia 12:30 pmFeb. 12 MISSISSIPPI STATE 6 pmFeb. 16 at Ole Miss 7 pmFeb. 19 VANDERBILT 3 pmFeb. 23 at Alabama 7 pmFeb. 26 ARKANSAS 12:30 pmMar. 2 OLE MISS 7 pmMar. 5 at LSU 6 pmMar.10- (3) SEC Tournament / TBA 13 (1) Global Sports Hoops Showcase (Auburn, AL)(2) DirecTV SEC-Big East Inv. (Pittsburgh, PA)(3) Atlanta, GA (Georgia Dome)All Times Central Standard
Auburn-Georgia Southwestern Game FactsSeries Notes
Series Record: First Meeting
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PROBABLE AUBURN STARTERS PTS REB AST NOTES F 22 Kenny Gabriel 6-8 190 Jr. Charlotte, NC (Paris, TX, JC) 7.2 7.6 1.2b car-hi's 18 pts,13 rb v.UNCAF 45 Adrian Forbes 6-8 230 Jr. Spanish Town, Jamaica (Trinity Valley CC, TX) 3.8 2.2 0.4b 61.5% fgsG 1 Andre Malone 6-5 210 So. Atlanta, GA (South Atlanta) 13.8 4.4 1.4s 51.7% 3fgs (15-29), 5th SECG 11 Josh Wallace 5-10 160 So. Pensacola, FL (Booker T. Washington) 5.4 2.0 5.0 3rd in SEC w/5.0 apgG 33 Earnest Ross 6-5 215 So. Cary, NC (Panther Creek) 13.2 7.4 2.2 20 ppg, 7.5 rpg last 2 gms F41 Rob Chubb 6-10 222 So. Peachtree City, GA (Montverde Acad., FL) 7.0 6.4 1.0b 11.5 ppg, 5.0 rpg last 2 gms G 0 Josh Langford 6-7 207 Fr. Huntsville, AL (Lee) 3.2 3.0 0.4b 4 pts, 5 reb, 13 min v. J'ville F 2 Allen Payne 6-6 205 Fr. Cincinnati, OH (Winton Woods) 8.4 2.8 1.0s 14 pts (4-5 fgs),23 min v.UNCA G15 Tony Neysmith 6-5 205 Jr. Norcross, GA (Oklahoma) 0.8 1.0 1.0 2 pts,3 reb, 2 ast v. Samford G 3 Chris Denson 6-2 180 Fr. Columbus, GA (Shaw) 0.0 0.0 0.0 played 6 min v. Campbell PROBABLE GEORGIA SOUTHWESTERN STARTERS PTS REB AST NOTESF 21 Phillip Brown 6-7 220 Jr. Jonesboro, GA (Eagles Landing Christian) 15.5 7.8 1.3 82.4% fgs, 3-of-3 3fgsF 25 Trayce Macon 6-7 210 Sr. St. Petersburg, FL (Boca Ceiga) 11.8 9.3 3.0 12 pts,9 rb v. Fort Valley St.F 33 Matt Shaw 6-6 240 So. Marietta, GA (North Cobb Christian) 10.5 3.5 1.0b 17 pts, 6 reb v. Kennesaw St.G 3 Evan Mobley 5-10 180 Jr. Savannah, GA (Windsor Forest) 13.3 2.8 3.3 18 pts(4-7 3s) v.FortValleySt.G 32 Talmadge Bell 6-2 195 Jr. Cincinnati, OH (Harmony Community) 16.0 3.3 1.5 team-hi 14-of-28 3fgs G 20 Jamon Hawkins 6-0 175 Fr. Covington, GA (Newton County) 7.0 2.5 6.0 tm-hi 6.0 apg, 22.0 min/gm F 34 Dannie Hunt 6-4 215 Sr. Moultrie, GA (Colquitt County) 2.8 2.8 0.3 16.5 min/gamesub s
BARBEE BYTES ... 19-year coaching and playing record of 432-207 (.676) Postseason play in 18 of 19 seasons as a head coach, assistant coach and player 4-year head coaching record: 83-55 (.601) Averaged 20.5 wins per season as a head coach 2010 Champions Coach of the Year (2010) NABC District 11 Coach of the Year 2010 Tournament 1996 Tournament Final Four 2006 Tournament Elite 8 1992 Tournament Sweet 16 9 Tournament appearances (7 as a coach, 2 as a player) 6 Conference Championships 4 Conference Tournament Championships No. 3 recruiter in nation by Rivals.com 6 national top 10 recruiting classes 4 players coached are in the 2002
played professional basketball in Spain 2-time 2nd team (1991,1993) Freshman team (1990) 4-year record of 91-39 (.700) as a standout at UMass from 1989-93 won back-to-back regular sea-son and tournament titles in 1992 and 1993 Scored 1,643 career points at UMass
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out in the game and make those changes. That's the biggest thing that I've been preaching is the mistakes we are making, we can correct. So, let's correct them, and when you go into the game, don't let them happen again. That's the biggest thing I want to see tomorrow night is the changes and mistakes that we've been making ... execution, turnovers, the little things are making the difference in the outcome of the game. I want to see the correction on those errors."
LAST TIME OUTJacksonville 69, Auburn 55(Nov. 27, 2010, in Auburn, Ala.) Earnest Ross recorded his fi rst ca-reer double-double with 18 points and 11 rebounds but Auburn fell 69-55 to two-time defending Atlantic Sun Confer-ence Champion Jacksonville at Auburn Arena. Leading 59-54 with 3:08 to play, Jacksonville ended the game on a 10-1 run as the Tigers missed four shots and had three turnovers in the span. Auburn opened the game with a 9-3 lead but that was short-lived as the Dolphins scored seven straight points. The game was tied at 12 when Jacksonville scored 12 straight points in only 1:33 to double-up Auburn 24-12 with 8:11 left in the fi rst half. The Tigers kept coming back, as they did many times during the game, but could never get over the hump. Auburn closed to within 31-29 before Jacksonville went into the locker room ahead 33-29. In the second half, the Dolphins pushed their lead to 43-34, but the Tigers came within 50-46 with 10 minutes to play. Jacksonville increased its lead again to 57-46 only to have Auburn trail 59-54. Rob Chubb added 10 points and 7 rebounds for Auburn. Auburn shot only 37.3 percent from the fi eld and 3-of-13 (.231) from 3-point range and 53.8 percent (14-of-26) from the foul line. The Tigers, who forced 19 Dolphin turnovers, also committed 22 turnovers as Jackson-ville outscored Auburn 33-15 on points off turnovers. Jacksonville shot 46.6 percent from the fl oor, 6-of-18 from behind the arc and 9-of-19 (.474) from the free throw line. Keith McDougald led four Dolphins who scored in double fi gures with 15 points. Travis Cohn added 13 points and Russell Powell and Ayron Hardy 11 apiece.
DR. DRE Sophomore Andre Malone was named to the Global Sports Hoops Showcase all-tournament team by averaging 17.0 points. He scored a career-high 28 points on 6-of-10 made 3-pointers vs. Samford. On the season, the Atlanta, Ga., native is third in the SEC averaging 3.0 made 3-pointers per game while shooting 51.7 percent behind the arc, making 15-of-29 treys, which ranks fi fth in the SEC. Malone is averaging a team-high 13.8 points and 4.4 rebounds this season.
CAREER-HIGHS FOR EJ Sophomore Earnest Ross scored a career-high 22 points in Auburn's win over Middle Tennessee State on Nov. 21 on 8-of-13 shooting from the fi eld, including 3-of-5 from 3-point range. The Cary, N.C., native recorded his fi rst
AUBURN-GEORGIA SOUTHWESTERN SERIES This is the fi rst meeting between the Tigers and the Hurricanes. TONY BARBEE vs. GEORGIA SOUTH-WESTERN Auburn head coach Tony Barbee is coaching against Georgia Southwestern for the fi rst time.
AUBURN vs. ARKANSAS-PINE BLUFF MOVED TO SUNDAY, DEC. 5 AT 2 PM Auburns game vs. Arkansas-Pine Bluff in Auburn Arena has been moved to 2 pm Central on Sunday, Dec. 5, a day later than previously scheduled. The previous tickets issued for the game for Dec. 4 will be honored on the new game day on Dec. 5. QUOTING TONY BARBEE(On Georgia Southwestern) They are a well-rounded team. Their whole team can shoot threes. They have fi ve guys who average in double fi gures so they have a pretty balanced attack, inside and outside. They have a really good 3-point shooting team which we will have to get on their perimeter players, fi nd them in transition and make it hard on them. They are a good team. They can beat you, so we need to come in here and make it hard on them defensively."
(On a quick turnaround from Saturday to Tuesday) We need to shake the memory of the last game, and the only way you do that is get in practice and work through