What's wrong with Auburn basketball's defense?

Bruce Pearl's Tigers are struggling on defense right now, and there aren't just one or two easy reasons why. Here's a closer look at the issues.

HC Bruce Pearl (Shanna Lockwood/Auburn Athletics)

It had been like clockwork for Auburn basketball — if Bruce Pearl’s Tigers scored 80 points, they were going to win the game.

In each of their six losses last season, they never allowed more than 75 points. In their run to the Final Four a year earlier, the Tigers scored 80 and 84 points, respectively, in …

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