ROCKFORD, Ill. (WTVO/WQRF)–The shorthanded East E-Rabs played hard, but in the end they were no match for Auburn Friday night at the castle. Auburn jumped out to an 18-point lead at the end of the first quarter and rolled to an 83-54 win.

Brannan Horton Lee topped Auburn with a 34-point game. Freshman Amir Danforth added 17 points. Sophomore Sterling Hoarde stood out for East with 20 points.

Auburn improves to 4-2, 2-0. East is now 2-4, 0-1. The E-Rabs will remain shorthanded due to injuries and suspends for close to two more weeks.

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