Castleton and Florida host No. 20 Auburn

Florida Gators (7-5) at Auburn Tigers (10-2).

Auburn, Alabama; Wednesday, 7 p.M. EST.

BOTTOM LINE: Florida visits the No. 20 Auburn Tigers after Colin Castleton scored 22 points in Florida’s 62-53 loss to the Oklahoma Sooners.

The Tigers are 7-0 on their home court. Auburn ranks seventh in the SEC with 24.8 defensive rebounds per game led by Johni Broome averaging 5.3.

The Gators are 1-0 on the road. Florida is fourth in the SEC scoring 35.7 points per game in the paint led by Castleton averaging 10.0.

The matchup Wednesday is the first meeting of the season for the two teams in conference play.

TOP PERFORMERS: Jaylin Williams is shooting 41.9% from beyond the arc with 1.2 made 3-pointers per game for the Tigers, while averaging 10 points and 5.6 rebounds. Wendell Green Jr. Is shooting 38.9% and averaging 12.6 points over the past 10 games for Auburn.

Castleton is scoring 15.8 points per game with 7.6 rebounds and 2.3 assists for the Gators. Trey Bonham is averaging 10.2 points and 2.8 rebounds while shooting 39.3% over the last 10 games for Florida.

LAST 10 GAMES: Tigers: 8-2, averaging 74.7 points, 35.1 rebounds, 14.6 assists, 8.0 steals and 6.8 blocks per game while shooting 46.4% from the field. Their opponents have averaged 63.4 points per game.

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Gators: 5-5, averaging 74.9 points, 33.4 rebounds, 12.4 assists, 6.4 steals and 5.7 blocks per game while shooting 44.3% from the field. Their opponents have averaged 68.3 points.

The Associated Press created this story using technology provided by Data Skrive and data from Sportradar.

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