February 5, 2008

Auburn hosts Kentucky Wednesday night

Auburn returns home Wednesday night trying to break a three-game SEC losing streak as Kentucky visits Beard-Eaves-Memorial Coliseum.

While Auburn (12-8, 2-5 SEC) is looking to get back on the winning track, Kentucky (10-9, 4-2) has won three straight conference games to push their overall record over .500 for the first time since Dec. 15.

AU's Frank Tolbert, who scored a career-high 32 points in a 78-71 loss at Vanderbilt Saturday, certainly expects to face a typically talented Wildcat squad Wednesday.

"They have a great inside presence and good guards in Ramel Bradley and Joe Crawford," said Tolbert. "I don't think they're down. We're going to prepare for them just like any other team.

"Their record doesn't really mean anything. These guys have been playing some good basketball the last couple of games."

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