- Tuscaloosa, Alabama 35487
|Points Per Game||85.1||74.6|
|Field Goal %||49.3||46.4|
|Rebounds Per Game||35.1||37.2|
|Assists Per Game||15.7||13.1|
|Blocks Per Game||4.6||6.3|
|Steals Per Game||6.5||7.1|
Raise your hand if you had Matt Painter, Chris Holtmann and Rick Barnes on this list. OK, you're lying, put your hand down. Next you'll tell us you had Bruce Pearl, too. Wait ... Bruce Pearl is on this list. Yes, he is. It's been that kind of year.
An investigation into Bruce Pearl's program threatened to derail Auburn's season before it began. Somehow, the Tigers are 17-2, ranked in the top 25 and a surprise force in the SEC.
After Trae Young's 48-point performance against Oklahoma State on Saturday, ESPN spent the next two days with Young and his family before Oklahoma hosts Kansas. Trae's father Rayford scored 41 points against the Jayhawks for Texas Tech in 1999.