Auburn hires Bruce Pearl

Bruce Pearl has been hired by the Auburn University, both the school and Pearl have confirmed. Pearl, 54, was fired at Tennessee in 2011 after taking the Volunteers to the NCAA Tournament in each of his six seasons with the school.  He has worked for ESPN as an analyst the past two years. “I’m humbled and blessed to be back in the game I love,” Pearl said in a statement.  ”I...
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March 18, 2014  |  Discuss

Auburn 69, Texas A&M 64

KT Harrell scored 20 points to lead the Tigers to a rare SEC road win over the Aggies. Harrell banged home three 3-pointers and Chris Denson registered 19 points, seven rebounds and five assists for the Tigers (14-15, 6-12). Asauhn Dixon-Tatum notched 12 points and seven rebounds and Allen Payne chipped in with eight points and six rebounds for Auburn, which made 16-of-20 free throws...
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March 09, 2014  |  Discuss

Alabama 73, Auburn 57

Levi Randolph had 24 points and nine rebounds to help the Crimson Tide win their third straight at home. Trevor Releford contributed 16 points, seven assists, five rebounds and three steals for Alabama (12-17, 6-10 SEC). Retin Obasohan added 13 points off the bench for the Crimson Tide. KT Harrell scored 21 points to lead Auburn (13-14, 5-11), which shot 27.5 percent from the field...
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March 02, 2014  |  Discuss

Auburn 83, South Carolina 67

Chris Denson led four players in double figures with 22 points on 8-of-11 shooting as the Tigers rolled past the visiting Gamecocks. Allen Payne contributed 15 points and five steals while Tahj Shamsid-Deen scored 14, including three 3-pointers, for Auburn (13-13, 5-10 SEC). KT Harrell added 11 points as the Tigers shot 52.1 percent from the field and forced 20 turnovers. Brenton...
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February 27, 2014  |  Discuss

Vanderbilt rallies for 67-59 win over Auburn

Dai-Jon Parker scored a career-high 21 points and Vanderbilt rallied from a 16-point deficit to beat Auburn 67-59 on Saturday. The Commodores (15-11, 7-7 SEC) made 10 of 18 3-pointers in the second half after hitting just one before halftime. The Tigers (12-13, 4-10) have lost four of five games and had a late scoring drought of 4 minutes, 28 seconds. Parker led Vandy's 3...
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February 22, 2014  |  Discuss

Auburn-Florida Preview

Coming off one of its most impressive and strenuous victories of the season in a hostile road environment, it might seem like Florida should have it easy as it tries to record the longest winning streak in school history. Still, when Auburn visits Gainesville on Wednesday night, the second-ranked Gators may look back on a tight win over the Tigers from a month ago and recognize...
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February 18, 2014  |  Discuss

Dynamic Duo Leads Auburn to Victory

Chris Denson, K.T. Harrell and the Auburn basketball Tigers defeated Mississippi State 92-82.
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February 15, 2014  |  Discuss

Denson, Auburn beat Mississippi State, 92-82

Chris Denson scored 30 points and KT Harrell added 26 to lead Auburn to a 92-82 victory over slumping Mississippi State on Saturday. The Tigers (12-12, 4-8 Southeastern Conference) snapped a two-game losing streak and matched their season-high in points. SEC scoring leader Denson reached 25 points for the fourth consecutive game. Harrell rebounded from a 2-of-15 shooting performance...
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February 15, 2014  |  Discuss

O'Bryant, Hickey, lead LSU past Auburn, 87-80

Johnny O'Bryant III had 19 points and 10 rebounds, Andre Stringer added 18 points and seven assists, and LSU snapped Auburn's three-game winning streak, 87-80 on Saturday. LSU (15-7, 6-4 southeastern Conference) had five players in double figures while improving to 11-2 at home. Anthony Hickey hit five 3-pointers in a 17-point performance. Jordan Mickey had 14 points, 10...
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February 08, 2014  |  Discuss

Auburn wins 3rd in a row 79-74 over South Carolina

Chris Denson and KT Harrell each scored 25 points to lead Auburn to a 79-74 win over South Carolina on Wednesday night. Auburn (11-9, 3-6 SEC) led by 16 in the second half, but the Gamecocks (8-14, 1-8) went on an 18-2 run in five minutes to tie it at 62. Things got bleaker when Denson and Harrell each picked up their fourth foul within a minute of each other. But Auburn coach Tony...
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February 05, 2014  |  Discuss

Auburn tops Georgia 74-67 for 2nd straight SEC win

Chris Denson scored 18 points and Auburn made six straight free throws over the final 34 seconds in a 74-67 victory over Georgia on Saturday. The Tigers (10-9, 2-6 Southeastern Conference) went 11 of 13 from the foul line over the final five minutes to secure their second straight SEC win after dropping 16 in a row. Auburn had five players score in double figures for the first...
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February 01, 2014  |  Discuss

Auburn halts SEC skid with 74-55 in over Alabama

Chris Denson scored a career-high 32 points, KT Harrell added 23 and Auburn snapped a 16-game losing streak against Southeastern Conference teams with a 74-55 victory over Alabama on Thursday night. The SEC's top scoring duo took over in the second half to help the Tigers (9-9, 1-6 SEC) beat their first league opponent since topping Alabama (9-11, 3-4) nearly a year ago. The...
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January 30, 2014  |  Discuss

Madden's 24 points lift Arkansas over Auburn 86-67

Ky Madden scored a career-high 24 points as Arkansas snapped a two-game losing streak with an 86-67 win over struggling Auburn on Saturday night. Madden had 19 points in the second half for the Razorbacks (13-6, 2-4 SEC), who have now won 25 of their last 26 games at home. Bobby Portis added 18 points, 14 in the first half, and Fred Gulley finished with 10. Arkansas was 17 of 26...
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January 25, 2014  |  Discuss

Gators grind out win against Auburn to take 1st place in SEC

AUBURN, Ala. -- The Southeastern Conference has rules about storming football fields and basketball courts after huge wins by the home team. The league already hit Auburn with a $5,000 fine for the fan flood that ensued after a certain field goal returned for a touchdown two months ago. The next such offense will cost the school $25,000. It's possible, though, Auburn officials...
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January 18, 2014  |  Discuss

Missouri-Auburn Preview

Missouri coach Frank Haith is hoping his team's latest game will serve as a much-needed wake-up call. The 21st-ranked Tigers will try to bounce back from a loss in their SEC opener that ended the nation's longest home win streak by topping Auburn on the road Saturday. Missouri had won 26 straight on its own floor before facing a previously .500 Georgia team Wednesday but...
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January 10, 2014  |  Discuss

Mississippi tops Auburn 65-62

Derrick Millinghaus scored 16 points, Jarvis Summers added 14 and Mississippi beat Auburn 65-62 on Thursday night in the Southeastern Conference opener for both teams. Aaron Jones added 12 points, seven rebounds, five blocks and five steals for the Rebels (10-4), who were playing without suspended leading scorer Marshall Henderson. Ole Miss has won five straight in the series against...
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January 09, 2014  |  Discuss

Auburn handles Florida A&M 81-50

KT Harrell scored 22 points and Allen Payne added 16 with 13 rebounds and five assists as Auburn defeated Florida A&M, 81-50, Saturday night. Auburn (8-3) jumped out to a 38-27 lead by halftime. In the second half, Chris Denson exploded for the Tigers, scoring 17 of his 19 points in the final frame. Auburn outscored the Rattlers 43-23 in the second half to pull away. Denson...
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January 05, 2014  |  Discuss

Harrell, Auburn top Arkansas-Pine Bluff 91-59

KT Harrell led the way with 19 points as Auburn rolled past Arkansas-Pine Bluff 91-59 Monday night. Chris Denson added another 17 points for the Tigers (7-3). Tevin Hammond led Arkansas-Pine Bluff with 19 points. The Golden Lions (2-10) took the lead on Ghiavonni Robinson's 3-pointer 14 seconds into the game, before Auburn rattled off 17 straight, and 26 of the next 30. Auburn...
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December 31, 2013  |  Discuss

Where In The World Are The Eagles?

The Boston College Eagles migrated south to entertain it’s first visit to Auburn in school history. The Tigers are coming off a slim victory against another ACC opponent, the Clemson Tigers. Auburn was looking to get back-to-back wins against the ACC…………and they did. KT Harrell netted a career-high 29 points, including six triples, that allowed Auburn to connect on 10 of...
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December 25, 2013  |  Discuss

Auburn surges past Boston College 77-67

KT Harrell scored a career-high 29 points to lead Auburn to a 77-67 victory over Boston College on Sunday. Auburn (6-3) hit 10 of its first 18 attempts from beyond the arc in the victory, with Harrell netting six of the Tigers' 3-pointers. Senior guard Chris Denson, who ranks No. 2 in the SEC in points per game, added 15 for the Tigers. The two teams traded the lead several...
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December 22, 2013  |  Discuss

Denson, Auburn upset Clemson, 66-64

Chris Denson scored 19 points and Auburn hit 4 of 6 free throws over the final 43 seconds to preserve a 66-64 win over Clemson Thursday night. Denson hit 1 of 2 free throws with 43 seconds left to give Auburn (5-3) a 63-62 lead. Then Asauhn Dixon-Tatum blocked Rod Hall's jumper. Tahj Shamsid-Deen grabbed the rebound and he and KT Harrell pushed the ball across midcourt and milked...
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December 19, 2013  |  Discuss

Illinois builds early lead to beat Auburn 81-62

Ravonte Rice scored 22 points Sunday, when he and Illinois shot at a torrid pace on the way to routing Auburn 81-62 in Philips Arena. This was considered a ''home'' game for Auburn, which last year played Illinois in Chicago's United Center as a visiting team. The Illini (8-1) made a season-high 12 3-pointers on 23 attempts (52.2 percent) and shot 61.5 percent...
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December 08, 2013  |  Discuss

Auburn loses 99-70 at No. 17 Iowa State

Auburn flunked its first real test of the season. Chris Denson scored 27 points, but the Tigers struggled to contain No. 17 Iowa State in a 99-70 loss on Monday night. ''We weren't very disciplined on the defensive end,'' Auburn coach Tony Barbee said. ''We've got to start making shots when we get open looks.'' KT Harrell had 19 points for...
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December 02, 2013  |  Discuss

Auburn-Iowa St. Preview

Iowa State has opened some eyes on the way to its highest ranking in 13 years, while Auburn is off to a far less impressive start heading into the Big 12-SEC Challenge. Returning to action following a week off, the 17th-ranked Cyclones look to continue their dominance at home Monday night when they take on the Tigers. Following victories over then-No. 7 Michigan and at BYU, Iowa...
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December 01, 2013  |  Discuss

Late run helps Auburn beat Tennessee State 78-73

Chris Denson scored 17 second-half points to lead Auburn to a 78-73 home victory over winless Tennessee State on Tuesday evening. After going the first 28 minutes of the game without scoring, Denson hit 4 of his final 7 shots for Auburn (4-1). The SEC's leading scorer snapped his cold streak with seven consecutive points on Tennessee State (0-7) midway through the second half...
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November 26, 2013  |  Discuss
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