February 23, 2007

Tolbert looking to lead Tigers over Tide

In his three years on the Auburn basketball team, Frank Tolbert has seen every arena in the Southeastern Conference.

Storied Rupp Arena. Cavernous Stegeman Coliseum. Florida's raucous O'Connell Center.

But there's one gym that stands out: Newly remodeled Coleman Coliseum in Tuscaloosa, home of the Crimson Tide. Tolbert will be making his third trip to Coleman Saturday, when the Tigers face No. 25 Alabama.

"The fact that it's a rivalry brings more to it," he said. "Going to Rupp, it's Kentucky. But when you go to Alabama, it's Alabama vs. Auburn.

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