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VIDEO: Bruce Pearl, Alabama strength coach have heated postgame exchange

SEC Basketball Tournament - Quarterfinals

ST LOUIS, MO - MARCH 09: Head coach Bruce Pearl of Auburn Tigers reacts during the game against the Alabama Crimson Tide in the quarterfinals round of the 2018 SEC Basketball Tournament at Scottrade Center on March 9, 2018 in St Louis, Missouri. (Photo by Andy Lyons/Getty Images)

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After Alabama put a beating on Auburn, the top seed in the SEC tournament, on Friday afternoon, Tigers head coach Bruce Pearl and Alabama’s strength and conditioning coach Lou Deneen got into a bit of an altercation when Pearl bumped into Deneen after the handshake line:

Pearl was not happy and eventually had to be separated by security:

The Tigers lost 81-63 despite holding a 41-31 lead at the break. Collin Sexton scored 31 points for the Tide.