Senior Derrick Bird is expected to play a key role vs. Syracuse when he guards Carmelo Anthony, SU's star player.
Auburn coach Cliff Ellis talks to CBS announcers during Auburn's shoot-around at the Pepsi Arena in Albany, N.Y.
Senior forward Marquis Daniels has led the Tigers in scoring so far in NCAA play. Daniels says the Tigers are being successful with good defense and good teamwork.
Point guard Lewis Monroe has been a key performer for the Tigers in postseason play. The sophomore has steadily improved throughout the season.
Tiger players sign autographs as they leave the basketball court at the Pepsi Arena following their public workout on Thursday.