When: 4:30 p.m. today
Where: Humphrey Coliseum, Starkville, Miss.
Records: Auburn (9-21, 3-14 Southeastern Conference), Mississippi State (8-21, 3-14 SEC)
On the air: TV — FSN, Radio — WLWI- FM 92.3 or WMSP-AM 740
Auburn lineup: G Josh Wallace (5-10, Sr.), 4.0 ppg., 2.8 apg.; G Frankie Sullivan (6-1, Sr.), 14.5 ppg., 4.0 rpg., G Shaquille Johnson (6-5, Fr.), 5.5 ppg.; F Allen Payne (6-6, Jr.), 7.7 ppg., 4.6 rpg.; C Rob Chubb (6-10, Sr.), 8.7 ppg., 6.7 rpg.
Mississippi State lineup: G Trivante Bloodman (6-0, Soph.), 5.9 ppg., 2.4 apg.; G Craig Sword (6-3, Fr.), 10.0 ppg.; G Fred Thomas (6-5, Fr.), 9.3 ppg.; F Colin Borchert (6-8, Jr.), 8.3 ppg., 4.6 rpg.; F Gavin Ware (6-9, Fr.), 8.8 ppg., 6.4 rpg.
Noteworthy: Auburn has lost 14 of 15 games, matching its worst 15-game stretch ever in a single season when it went 1-14 in 1942-43. The Tigers have never lost 15 of 16 in a single season but did so from the end of 1945-46 through the first 14 games of 1946-47 . . . Mississippi State has also lost 14 of its last 15 games after opening SEC play 2-0 . . . The winner of tonight’s game plays South Carolina in the No. 12-13 game in the opening round of the SEC Tournament at 6:30 p.m. Wednesday in Nashville. The loser finishes in last place and plays the No. 11 seed at 9 p.m. Wednesday . . . Frankie Sullivan scored a game-high 24 points in Wednesday’s loss to Tennessee, his most 14 games . . . Bulldogs leading scorer Jalen Steele is out after suffering a torn ACL and meniscus against South Carolina on Wednesday . . . Auburn holds a 72-65 edge in the series all time but Mississippi State has won 11 of the last 12 meetings at Humphrey Coliseum.