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Auburn facing lots of unknowns at QB, elsewhere

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    Monday, February 19 2018 5:13 PM EST2018-02-19 22:13:23 GMT
    (Source: Auburn Athletics File Photo)(Source: Auburn Athletics File Photo)

    Auburn coach Bruce Pearl says center Anfernee McLemore has had successful surgery on his left ankle.

    Auburn coach Bruce Pearl says center Anfernee McLemore has had successful surgery on his left ankle.

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    (Source: Auburn Ahletics/ Zach Bland)(Source: Auburn Ahletics/ Zach Bland)

    Frank Booker scored 19 points, and South Carolina built a 26-point lead before holding on to defeat No. 10 Auburn 84-75 on Saturday, ending the Gamecocks' six-game losing streak.

    Frank Booker scored 19 points, and South Carolina built a 26-point lead before holding on to defeat No. 10 Auburn 84-75 on Saturday, ending the Gamecocks' six-game losing streak.

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    Brown, Harper lead No. 10 Auburn past Kentucky, 76-66

    Wednesday, February 14 2018 11:48 PM EST2018-02-15 04:48:39 GMT
    No. 10 downs Kentucky 76-66 Wednesday night. (Source: Dakota Sumpter/Auburn Athletics)No. 10 downs Kentucky 76-66 Wednesday night. (Source: Dakota Sumpter/Auburn Athletics)

    Bryce Brown returned from a shoulder injury to score 18 points and make four 3-pointers in leading No. 10 Auburn to a 76-66 victory over Kentucky on Wednesday night.

    Bryce Brown returned from a shoulder injury to score 18 points and make four 3-pointers in leading No. 10 Auburn to a 76-66 victory over Kentucky on Wednesday night.

Auburn's coaching staff approaches spring practice with plenty of question marks. One that likely won't be fully resolved this spring is who's the starting quarterback for next season.

Returning passers Kiehl Frazier and Jonathan Wallace will be joined by three signees in preseason camp, taking it from a two-man race to a five-quarterback derby.

Auburn offensive coordinator Rhett Lashlee knows there are a lot of unknowns at that position but says "the best guy for us and for this team will rise up." Lashlee and Gus Malzahn's other assistant coaches spoke to reporters Thursday about the recent signing class and spring practice, which begins on March 27.

Lashlee says all five quarterbacks expected to be on the roster next season are athletic and good fits for the offense.

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