December 6, 2006

Barrett sparks Auburn to win over USA

Jeff Lebo didn't pull any punches when asked to break down his team's performance in the first half of Wednesday's 82-71 win against South Alabama.

"We were garbage," the third-year coach said.

Leading by just 3 at halftime, AU (7-3) needed more intensity. More passion. And above all, more points.

For all three, Lebo turned to swingman Rasheem Barrett.

The sophomore has been mired in a shooting slump all season. Wednesday, Lebo tried to inspire him by taking him out of the starting lineup.

Apparently, it worked.

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