November 19, 2008

Auburn hosts confident Mercer

Fresh off a win over Missouri State in its opener, Auburn (1-0) will have to step it up Wednesday night as Mercer (2-0) visits.

The Bears are coming off a 72-69 win over Alabama in Tuscaloosa and feature a veteran lineup.

"They will get our players' attention after their win on the road against Alabama," AU head coach Jeff Lebo said. "What is impressive about them is their ability to rebound. They have really rebounded the ball well and outrebounded Alabama by 18 on the road.

"They will be coming in with a lot of confidence here when they play us."

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