AUBURN BASKETBALL: Tigers hope to avoid timidity inside Kentucky's Rupp Arena

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Posted: Friday, February 8, 2013 7:12 pm | Updated: 10:19 pm, Fri Feb 8, 2013.

Auburn admitted it was scared — of the moment, of the atmosphere, of the opponent. It played that way last month against Kentucky.

“Scared,” a word uttered by coach Tony Barbee and seniors Frankie Sullivan and Rob Chubb, was the only adequate description for Auburn’s 22-point loss.

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