Basketball Gameday Central: Auburn vs. College of Charleston
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Scouting College of Charleston
College of Charleston is coached by former Tulsa coach Doug Wojcik, who is in his first season ... the Cougars lost to St. John's 64-53 in the Charleston Classic first round on Thursday ... Nori Johnson had a taem-high 11 points off the bench on 3-of-7 three-pointers while Trent Wiedeman had 10 points and Anthony Thomas seven points and 11 rebounds ... the Cougars defeated Towson 75-58 in their season opener on Nov. 9 behind 17 points and six rebounds from Trent Wiedeman, 16 points, seven rebounds, five assists and two steals from Andrew Lawrence and 12 points each from Anthony Thomas and Anthony Stitt ... the Cougars return four starters from last year's 19-12 team that finished fourth in the Southern Conference South Division with a 10-8 record ... CofC is led by senior Andrew Lawrence who averaged 13.0 points and 5.5 assists last year ... he was a member of Great Britain's Olympic team this summer playing alongside Luol Deng of the Chicago Bulls.
Auburn-College of Charleston Series
This is the third meeting between Auburn and College of Charleston with the Tigers winning both of the previous games. The Tigers defeated the Cougars 76-61 in the North Charleston Coliseum on Dec. 7, 2004, and won 66-62 in Auburn on Nov. 17, 2003.
Tony Barbee vs. College of Charleston
This is the first time Auburn's Tony Barbee has coached against College of Charleston.
Tony Barbee vs. Doug Wojcik
Auburn head coach Tony Barbee has a 4-6 record coaching against Doug Wojcik with all 10 of the games coming when Barbee was at UTEP and Wojcik at Tulsa in Conference USA. Barbee has won the last three meetings between the two, all coming in the 2009-10 season when the Miners won the Conference USA Championship.
Tigers in Charleston
Auburn is 4-1 all-time in Charleston, S.C. as the Tigers are 2-0 against the Col- lege of Charleston, 1-0 vs. The Citadel, 1-0 vs. Charleston Southern and 0-1 vs. Murray State.
Auburn's two wins against the College of Charleston came in a 76-61 victory in Charleston on Dec. 7, 2004, and a 66-62 win in Auburn on Nov. 17, 2003.
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