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TUSCALOOSA, Ala. Cheap NBA Jerseys Australia Free Shipping . -- Its no surprise that Alabama brings a formidable, aggressive defense that ranks among the nations best into the Iron Bowl.The twist: Now, Auburn can make the same claim.The 16th-ranked Tigers have the programs best defense in years coming into Saturdays showdown with the top-ranked Crimson Tide, which still probably sets the standard among college defenses.Its the best defense in college football, Auburn offensive coordinator Rhett Lashlee. I think thats pretty obvious.Auburns is pretty good, too. Both have defensive fronts that can punish runners and quarterbacks alike, with playmakers in the secondary and linebackers who can cover some ground.The Tide ranks second nationally in scoring defense, giving up 11.4 points per game. Auburns allowing 14.3 points on average, seventh-best nationally.The Tigers havent ranked better than 48th in that category in the past seven seasons.Theyve improved greatly since last season, Auburn coach Gus Malzahn said of Auburns defense. When we went into this season, we felt like this had a chance to be one of our better defenses, at least since Ive been here. Each week it seems like theyve gotten better.Theyre stopping the run very well. Were not giving up a lot of explosive plays in the pass or run game and our red zone defense has been excellent.The game features two defenses that excel at stopping the run but also some of the Southeastern Conferences best pass rushers.Alabama has Jonathan Allen (seven sacks), Tim Williams (8.0) and Ryan Anderson (6.5). Auburns Carl Lawson actually clocks in as the Iron Bowl leader with nine sacks, pairing with tackle Montravius Adams to lead a defensive front that is talented and fairly deep.Theyre very physical and aggressive, Tide coach Nick Saban said. Theyve got several very good pass rushers. A combination of all those things has made them probably the most effective front weve played against all year.The same undoubtedly goes for Auburns offense. The Tigers lead the SEC in rushing, but face the nations best defense when it comes to stopping the run. Alabama opponents are averaging just 68.9 yards on the ground with only three rushing touchdowns.The fact that the Tide is also second nationally in sacks per game bolsters those numbers, too. Auburn, meanwhile, hasnt allowed a rushing touchdown in the past eight games.Alabama remains loaded with defensive stars. Allen is a finalist for the Bednarik Award given to the nations top defensive player. Leading tackler Reuben Foster is a Butkus Award finalist as the nations top linebacker.The Tide hasnt allowed a touchdown in the last nine-plus quarters despite having lost safety Eddie Jackson to a broken leg and having to shift cornerback Minkah Fitzpatrick over. The defense has even scored nine TDs.Auburns defense has excelled in different ways. The Tigers trail only Florida nationally in red zone defense, allowing opponents to score just 67 percent of the time after penetrating the Tigers 20-yard line. Theyre also tops with 65 passes broken up.The game gives former colleagues a chance to match wits. First-year Auburn defensive coordinator Kevin Steele worked on Alabamas staff two years ago in Lane Kiffins first season running the Tide offense.Kiffin has led a transformation of `Bamas offensive style that now features the running abilities of freshman quarterback Jalen Hurts.I personally think hes got a creative offensive mind, Steele said. Hes very quick and creative. He calls the game with no fear and his players do things he puts it in their hands to execute. He does a great job of that.---More AP college football at www.collegefootball.ap.org and https://twitter.com/AP-Top25 Discount NBA Australia Jerseys .ca looks back at the stories and moments that made the year memorable. Authentic NBA Jerseys . All of the scoring came in the final 20:04. Lucic scored on a power play at 15:46 of the third period, when he tipped a shot over Stars goalie Kari Lehtonen for a 3-1 lead. http://www.cheapnbajerseysaustralia.com/ . Arsenal failed to take full advantage of its main rivals stumbles on Saturday as substitute Gerard Deulofeu levelled with a hard shot from a tight angle in the 84th minute to give Everton a deserved point. Ahead of a crucial fortnight that will see them play against Napoli in the Champions League, Manchester City and Chelsea, Arsenal leads by five points ahead of Liverpool and Chelsea. PITTSBURGH -- Isaiah Still converted a layup with 15 seconds left and Clive Allen hit four straight free throws as Robert Morris held off Duquesne, 64-60 in the Colonials at PPG Paints Arena Tuesday night.Mike Lewis II hit a 3-pointer with 3:32 left to tie the game at 55-55 and hit a layup with :30 left to give the Dukes a 59-58 lead.For the first time Robert Morris plays two games in Pittsburgh, 17 miles from its home in Moon Township. The second is December 21 against Buffalo.Thhe game renewed a rivalry that was last indulged on December 11, 1986, a 74-70 win for the Dukes. Wholesale NBA Jerseys Australia. till finished with 22 points to lead Robert Morris (3-7), which was 25 of 60 from the field. The Colonials now are 2-4 all-time against Duquesne.Lewis led four Dukes into double-figure scoring with 15 points. Duquesne (4-6) was 23 of 60 shooting. 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