Sunday, December 10

Auburn’s win over Kentucky showed the strength of SEC basketball

For more than 24 hours, students camped out around the arena, desperate for a chance to get in and see the action. The general public, for whom tickets are not distributed on a first-come, first-served basis, spent $300 each on standing-only tickets to get into the gym.

It’s a scene that would be familiar in Krzyzewskiville at Duke, where college basketball has always reigned supreme. But in Auburn? In the SEC? His first thought would be that the orange-clad crowd had gotten lost on their way to Jordan-Hare Stadium.

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