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Short-Handed Tigers Looking for Payback
Auburn, Ala.--After watching his team wither down the stretch on Saturday against Arkansas, Auburn head coach Tony Barbee is hoping Wednesday's rematch against arch-rival Alabama will bring out the "pit bull" in his players. "You would hope it does, and obviously we talk about it," said Barbee. "I'm sure they talk about it as well. Yeah, it happens to be the next game, but it's the in-state rival. Like they came and won on our home floor, we've got to try and win on their home floor." Barbee said the team doesn't have a lot of mean pit bulls, even though he tries to manufacture that trait in practice. "There's only so far you can go," he said. "You try to drill it in practice, and you can teach some of that stuff, but a lot of that has to be instinctual and natural, and we don't have a lot of guys that have that in them. We have a lot of quiet, reserved personalities." Barbee is going to need all the tenaciousness he can get out of his depleted squad. The Tigers are expected to be...
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