Observations: Texas A&M 68, Auburn 66
After looking doomed to the fate from its first true road game, Bruce Pearl's young team showed plenty of fight late in College Station.
In the words of Bruce Pearl, Texas A&M rattled Auburn’s cage Saturday afternoon.
Auburn’s first SEC road trip, coming off a disappointing yet high-scoring loss against Arkansas, looked like it was going to be a rough affair for the first 20 minutes. The Tigers couldn’t stop turning the ball over, and they couldn’t hit shots whenever they were able to hold onto it.
Although they stared at a sizable deficit for most of the way, they managed to come all the way back. And while the final seconds didn’t go their way, the turnaround provided a lot of positives for a young team simply looking to improve each game.
“Proud of my kids for the way they battled,” Pearl said.
Here are four key Observations from Auburn’s 68-66 loss to Texas A&M, along with a peculiar-looking rotation chart and some Nerd Stats.
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