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Downey Cold-Cocks Tigers in SEC Opener

Brendon Knox scores for the Tigers.

Auburn's SEC men's basketball season started with a disappointing 80-71 loss to South Carolina.

Auburn, Ala.--Based on their pre-conference performances, Jeff Lebo's Auburn basketball Tigers didn't give the appearance of a team ready to win a lot of conference games. One of the games the Tigers looked to have a solid chance to win was the league opener vs. short-handed South Carolina, but senior guard Devin Downey made sure that didn't happen as he led the Gamecocks to an 80-71 victory on... Recommended Stories