Auburn and Miami square off in second round of NCAA Tournament

Miami Hurricanes (24-10, 14-6 ACC) vs. Auburn Tigers (28-5, 15-3 SEC)

Greenville, South Carolina; Sunday, 7:45 p.m. EDT

FANDUEL SPORTSBOOK LINE: Auburn -7.5; over/under is 144

BOTTOM LINE: The No. 8 Auburn Tigers and Miami Hurricanes play in the NCAA Tournament second round.

The Tigers’ record in SEC play is 15-3. Auburn is fifth in the SEC with 33.9 points per game in the paint led by Walker Kessler averaging 9.0.

The Hurricanes are 14-6 against ACC opponents. Miami has a 7-4 record in one-possession games.

TOP PERFORMERS: Kessler is averaging 11.7 points, 8.2 rebounds and 4.6 blocks for the Tigers. Jabari Smith is averaging 13.4 points over the last 10 games for Auburn.

Kameron McGusty is averaging 17.4 points and 1.7 steals for the Hurricanes. Isaiah Wong is averaging 9.5 points over the last 10 games for Miami.

LAST 10 GAMES: Tigers: 6-4, averaging 75.3 points, 39.4 rebounds, 17.2 assists, 7.0 steals and 6.7 blocks per game while shooting 39.2% from the field. Their opponents have averaged 66.5 points per game.

Hurricanes: 7-3, averaging 71.6 points, 26.0 rebounds, 14.6 assists, 8.6 steals and 3.0 blocks per game while shooting 48.3% from the field. Their opponents have averaged 71.4 points.

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