Alabama Men’s Basketball Comes Up Short to Auburn, 66-60
The Alabama men’s basketball team fell to Auburn, 66-60, Tuesday night in its final home game of the regular season inside Coleman Coliseum. Auburn (21-9, 10-7 SEC) held a 28-8-point advantage off forced turnovers.
Freshman Kira Lewis Jr. led Alabama (17-13, 8-9) with 13 points and three assists. Sophomore Herbert Jones had 11 points and three assists off the bench, while junior Tevin Mack added 10 points. Sophomore John Petty Jr. had eight points and a team-high nine rebounds.
Chuma Okeke scored a game-high 17 points to go along with 14 rebounds for a double-double. Jared Harper scored 16 points, including two crucial baskets for the Tigers in the last 70 seconds of the game to seal the game.
Alabama will hit the road to play its final game of the regular season when it travels to Fayetteville, Ark., Saturday to face the Arkansas Razorbacks. The game is set to tipoff at 5 p.m. and will be televised on the SEC Network.