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Bruce Pearl: 'I'm free at last!'

Auburn basketball coach Bruce Pearl celebrated with students and players after his three-year NCAA show-cause penalty expired at midnight Sunday. That ended the ban from recruiting basketball players five months after he was hired to take over the beleaguered Auburn Tigers program. He was allowed to evaluate talent. “Free at last, free at last,” Pearl said via “Thank...
August 24, 2014  |  Discuss

Barkley supports Bruce Pearl, thinks he got screwed by NCAA

Anyone who’s familiar with TNT’s “Inside the NBA” program understands that Charles Barkley has an unfiltered mouth. The former NBA star will always voice his opinion–one popular or one against the grain–but that’s why most enjoy him.  Barkley is at it again. Invited to Auburn Friday with other prominent former Tigers, Barkley spoke out against the NCAA and the punishments...
Via College Spun
June 28, 2014  |  Discuss

Bruce Pearl sits in dunk tank for Auburn frat charity fundraiser

Bruce Pearl has wasted no time integrating himself into the community at Auburn. He’s already joined in mosh pits and recorded videos about how he envisions his program. Today, he’s not afraid to get a little wet to support a worthy cause on campus.  Auburn’s chapter of Pi Kappa Phi is doing a charity event for the organization PUSH America today, a charity founded by the...
Via College Spun
April 02, 2014  |  Discuss

Video: Bruce Pearl acts a bit crazy during Mike & Mike show

Auburn University basketball coach Bruce Pearl is pretty pumped about his new job with the Tigers. In fact, he’s so pumped that he put on an Auburn football helmet during a TV interview and yelled, “I’m baaaaack.” Pearl was interviewed on the “Mike and Mike” show on ESPN. You can watch Pearl’s antics starting at 2:45 in the video. 
March 20, 2014  |  Discuss

Report: Bruce Pearl hired as new Auburn men’s basketball coach

The Auburn Tigers have hired Bruce Pearl to be the team's new men's basketball coach.
Via Gamedayr
March 18, 2014  |  Discuss

Bruce Pearl selling Tennessee dream home

Remember Bruce Pearl? The fat guy who used to coach Tennessee basketball in the hideous orange blazer? Well since being fired in March of 2011 Pearl has remained pretty far out of the limelight. Thanks to, we have found out how Pearl is supporting his family now that coaching is in his past:
Via Busted Coverage
October 09, 2012  |  Discuss

Pearl and Greenberg Join ESPN’s College Basketball Coverage

Pearl and Greenberg Join ESPN’s College Basketball CoverageESPN announced on Monday, that former college coaches Bruce Pearl and Seth Greenberg will be joining the network as college basketball analysts. Both are accomplished coaches who will bring years of experience to the network.  They also will bring some baggage, as well. Greenberg was fired as head coach at Virginia Tech...
Via BeyondUSports
July 31, 2012  |  Discuss

Kentucky Fan Hobnobbing With Shirtless Bruce Pearl In New Orleans

At least one staff member from the fledgling crew is in New Orleans for the most important weekend in Kentucky basketball since 1996. And, of course, our hero just happened to run into a shirtless Bruce Pearl keeping in shape and working on those tanned man cans. We’ll let the BC ladies be the judge and jury on this 52-year-old disgraced former Tennessee head coach...
Via Busted Coverage
April 02, 2012  |  Discuss

Bruce Pearl . . . Master Recruiter

Jordan Adams, of Oak Hill Academy, is one of the top 50 recruits in the nation. Although Adams was recruited by many, he eventually chose to play at UCLA. That’s not the interesting part of his recruitment. That comes from the “tactics” Bruce Pearl used to try to lure Adams to play basketball at the University of Tennessee. When asked by the National Recruiting Spotlight to...
Via The Victory Formation
December 23, 2011  |  Discuss

UCLA Commit Jordan Adams Says Ex-Tennessee Coach Bruce Pearl Sent ‘Beautiful’ Girl to Recruit Him

The hits just keep on coming for Bruce Pearl. In an interview with National Recruiting Spotlight, UCLA basketball commit Jordan Adams revealed that Pearl sent a “beautiful” girl to meet with him. We presume that the former Tennessee coach sent this girl in hopes of persuading Adams to become a Volunteer. That’s a safe assumption considering this isn’t the first time Tennessee...
Via Larry Brown Sports
December 22, 2011  |  Discuss
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