Auburn fans have basketball fever to the point that they’re having to hit the road to see the Tigers up close. Andy Burcham, Voice of the Tigers, shared that tidbit during an appearance on SiriusXM College Sports.

“Auburn fans are going on the road because tickets are easier to get on the road to watch Auburn than they are home,” Burcham said.

Burcham noted a strong War Eagle showing at Alabama for the Iron Bowl of Basketball.

“There were probably 1,500-2,000 Auburn fans in Tuscaloosa Tuesday night,” Burcham said.

While showing up at an in-state opponent’s home venue doesn’t come as a huge surprise, Burcham went on to say he knows of Auburn fans headed out of state this weekend.

“I’ve already talked to several people here, at Auburn, that are making the trip to Oxford (Mississippi) this Saturday night because tickets are easier to get to see an Auburn basketball team 5-6 hours away than they are here at home,” he said. “It is an amazing atmosphere at Auburn and folks are ecstatic.”

Bruce Pearl’s squad is currently on a 12-game winning streak. If the Tigers get to 13 on Saturday night, it might be enough to secure a No. 1 ranking in the next AP Top 25. Auburn at Ole Miss is set for 7:30 p.m. CT, airing on the SEC Network.