Auburn Basketball Doesn’t Stand A Chance Against Kentucky After Savage Quote From Oscar Tshiebwe

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  • Auburn basketball hosts its biggest game of the season on Saturday against Kentucky.
  • However, if the mindset of the Wildcats’ Congolese forward Oscar Tshiebwe is any indication, the Tigers are in trouble.
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With just under 24 hours until tipoff, Auburn fans are making a huge deal about the upcoming basketball game against Kentucky. Unfortunately, the Tigers do not stand a chance after a recent quote from Wildcats forward Oscar Tshiebwe.

Saturday’s SEC matchup pits No. 12 Kentucky against No. 2 Auburn. The Tigers would and should be the No. 1 team in the nation, but got screwed by one specific college basketball writer. Regardless of their ranking, they host John Calipari and the Wildcats in one of the biggest regular season games in the program’s history.

Tickets are in such high demand, particularly for students, that fans began to gather outside of Auburn Arena more than 24 hours before tipoff. They brought tents and sleeping necessities with plans to stay the night.

The temperature is going to drop down below freezing overnight and it’s going to be cold, but the dedication is extremely impressive.

And the tent city only continues to grow.

While the desire to be in the building for the game is admirable, the effort will soon be proved futile.

Kentucky is willing to die to win.

The Wildcats’ Congolese forward Oscar Tshiebwe, who stands a frightening 6-foot-9, 255 pounds, recently spoke about the upcoming game. He declared that his team is willing to put their life on the line for a dub and compared the matchup to war.

Auburn, entering Saturday at 17-1, is currently behind in the all-time record between the two. Kentucky, entering Saturday at 15-3, currently leads the series 96-22.

The Tigers will try to get one win closer, but if Tshiebwe’s mindset is any indication, the Wildcats are ready to humble their blazing hot opponents on their home court. If I was Auburn, I would not want to get in Tshiebwe’s way.