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No. 21 Missouri hopes to bounce back on the road vs. Auburn

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For the second time in the history of both schools, the Missouri Tigers travel to Auburn to face the Tigers on Saturday. For the second time in the history of both schools, the Missouri Tigers travel to Auburn to face the Tigers on Saturday.

AUBURN, AL (RNN) – For only the second time in the history of both schools, Missouri travels to Auburn in a tiger battle on Saturday.

The No. 21-ranked Missouri Tigers (12-2, 0-1 SEC) are coming off a rare home defeat, losing the unranked Georgia Bulldogs on Wednesday 70-64 in overtime. Missouri's last home loss was to Kansas State on Feb. 21, 2013.

The 8-4 Auburn Tigers are hosting their first SEC home game following a 65-62 loss to the Ole Miss Rebels in Oxford on Thursday.

Auburn's leading scorer is senior guard Chris Denson, averaging 19.8 points per game, followed by junior guard KT Harrell, who averages 18.7 points per game. As a team, the Tigers average 75.7 points per game, 38.2 rebounds per game and 14 assists per game.

Junior guard Jordan Clarkson is Missouri's leading scorer, averaging 18.8 points per game, with junior guard Jabari Brown not far behind with 18.4 points per game. The Midwestern Tigers as a team averages 75.4 points per game, 39.3 points per game and 11 assists per game.

Tipoff is at 2 p.m. ET and televised on ESPNU.

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