Lewis, Alabama Main # 4 Auburn First defeat


The No. 4 Auburn suffered its first defeat of the season, leaving the No. 7 San Diego State because the nation's final undefeated crew.

TUSCALOOSA, Alabama – Kira Lewis Jr. scored 25 factors and Alabama gave No. 4 Auburn their first defeat of the season with an 83-64 rout on Wednesday evening.

The Crimson Tide (9-7, 2-2 Southeastern Conference) led their rival within the state. The Tigers (15-1, 3-1) had a depressing evening of capturing and left San Diego seventh State (18-0) because the nation's final undefeated crew.

It was Tide's first win over a Top 5 crew since a house defeat of 79-57 on the time. 5 Texas A&M on December 30, 2017. It was additionally largely unilateral.

Lewis scored 17 factors within the second half for Alabama. He was eight out of 14 on the sector and made eight of the 9 free throws.

Herbert Jones had 14 factors and 12 rebounds. Alex Reese scored 13 factors and James Bolden had 11 for the tide.

It was a season level drop for Auburn, who had received 27 of 28 video games relationship again to the final season of season 4.

Isaac Okoro led the Tigers with 13 factors. Austin Wiley had 10 factors and 13 rebounds and Jamal Johnson additionally scored 10.

Auburn closed in 50-47 on three straight factors from Johnson in the midst of the second half, however the try and return failed from there.


Auburn: missed his first 10 makes an attempt by three factors and completed with solely 20 of 63 pictures (31.7%). The Tigers shot 25% of their three-point vary (7 of 28) and had 17 of 30 foul pictures.

Alabama: Has received seven of its final 10 video games after beginning 0-2 towards ranked groups. The Tide gave followers an excellent cause to cheer on Coach Nate Oats' first season.


Auburn's high scorer, Samir Doughty, failed to attain for nearly the primary 23 minutes and ended up at fault. He missed his first seven pictures with six turnovers earlier than hitting a basket with 17:10 left. Doughty completed with six factors, 10 lower than his common, on a 2 of 11 shot.


The groups had been whistled for a complete of 54 fouls. Auburn’s Doughty and level guard J’Von McCormick each dedicated a fault. Alabama charged them with a efficiency of 29 out of 37.


Auburn travels to Florida, which has received three of its first 4 SEC video games on Saturday.

Alabama hosts Missouri on Saturday.



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