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College basketball preview: Florida State Seminoles at Auburn Tigers

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FSU at Auburn

When/where: 7, Auburn Arena, Auburn, Ala.

TV/radio: Sun Sports, 1040-AM

Records: FSU 8-4, Auburn 5-7

Notable: The Seminoles won their last outing, 82-63 vs. Tulsa on Saturday, for their fourth straight victory. Auburn leads the series 22-8, but last season FSU rolled to an 85-56 home victory. Auburn is coming off an 81-79 road loss to Illinois, when it committed 20 turnovers. The Seminoles are led in scoring by 6-5 senior guard Michael Snaer (16.1 ppg, 5.3 rpg and 2.4 apg). Former Clearwater High standout Okaro White, a 6-8 junior forward, averages 13.1 points and 5.9 rebounds, and 6-8 junior F Terrance Shannon averages 9.2 points and 6.5 rebounds for the Seminoles, who have played well in the second half. G Frankie Sullivan leads the Tigers in scoring at 17.2. Auburn G Chris Denson (15.2 ppg) said FSU's strong guard play presents a challenge.

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