Auburn hopes returning home against South Carolina on Wednesday night will get things going again following back-to-back road losses that dropped the Tigers from No. 4 to No. 16 in the Associated Press Top 25 and put them two games behind leader LSU in the Southeastern Conference standings.
The Tigers (15-2, 3-2 SEC) had their 15-game winning streak snapped last week with an 83-64 collapse at Alabama, and then lost 69-47 at Florida on Saturday. In both games, the Tigers shot season lows, following up a 31.7 percent effort against the Crimson Tide with a miserable 25.5 percent performance against the Gators.
"I'm disappointed with our play," Auburn coach Bruce Pearl said. "It's the time of the year when we should be trying to elevate our play, and we're not.