Archive for the ‘Basketball’ Category

“Somebody’s Watching Me”

By Posted on: June 28th, 2013 in Baseball, Basketball, Business - Entertainment, Featured Article, Football, Other Sports 15 Comments »

                                                                                           A smartly dressed Auburn man. A few months ago, while I was driving to work, I reached the end of my cul-de-sac where a stop Continue Story…

At the Game, in the Car, or at Home, Jim Fyffe was Auburn Football

By Posted on: May 15th, 2013 in Baseball, Basketball, Football, News 9 Comments »
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I still remember the sadness that swept over me when Auburn’s legendary announcer Jim Fyffe passed away on May 15, 2003. I felt like I had been kicked in the stomach. Though I never met the man he was to me and thousands of other Auburn fans, a good friend. Today is the 10th anniversary of his death. Continue Story…

“What Comes Next Sits Squarely on My Shoulders.”

By Posted on: May 14th, 2013 in Baseball, Basketball, Football, News, Other Sports 12 Comments »
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Auburn A.D. Jay Jacobs says he has a plan … a plan to improve the athletics department including how to turnaround the lack of winning in the big three major sports. Speaking before the Auburn Chamber of Commerce today, Jacobs said that University President Jay Gogue has made it clear that he has high expectations Continue Story…

The Report Is In – Gogue Expects Jay Jacobs to Make Necessary Improvements

By Posted on: May 13th, 2013 in Baseball, Basketball, Football, News, Other Sports 8 Comments »

The much awaited report of the committee on Auburn Athletics has given their report to University President Jay Gogue. Dr Gogue had charged the committee to take a look at five criteria for evaluating the athletic department: (1) academic and support services for student-athletes, (2) financial management, (3)customer service, (4) competition, including winning, sportsmanship and Continue Story…

“Are you about TREE, or are you about FOOTBALL?”

By Posted on: April 18th, 2013 in Baseball, Basketball, Business - Entertainment, Football, Other Sports 11 Comments »
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                                 The last roll will take place on April 20, 2013. (Author’s note: In view of the fact that our Oaks’ time on the Plains is drawing to a close, I thought I would update and re-run the first article Continue Story…

Tigers WNIT Run Halted by Drexel but Hopes Raised for Future of Program

By Posted on: March 30th, 2013 in Basketball 1 Comment »
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 First year Auburn Coach Terri Williams-Flournoy brought a winning attitude to Women’s Basketball. The  hot shooting Auburn Women’s Basketball Team that easily handled their first three opponents in the WNIT – suddenly went cold this evening in the quarter-finals. The Tigers shot only 15 percent in the first half and fell behind Drexel 30-12 at Continue Story…

Tigers Continue to Chase Championship Tonight in the Arena

By Posted on: March 30th, 2013 in Basketball 3 Comments »
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Tyrese Tanner scored 25 points with 11 rebounds in WNIT 3rd round victory over Tulane March 27.In what has turned out to be a pleasant surprise, the Auburn women Basketball Team has cruised through the first three rounds of the Women’s National Invitational Tournament, dispensing opponents by an average of 20 points per game.However, in Continue Story…

Tigers Blow Out Tulane 72 – 52, Advance to WNIT Elite Eight

By Posted on: March 27th, 2013 in Basketball 4 Comments »
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Auburn’s Tyrese Tanner (32) blocks Tulane’s Jamie Kaplan (24) during the Tigers WNIT Sweet 16 victory at the Auburn Arena. Another Auburn opponent bit the dust tonight as the Women’s Basketball Team defeated their third post season foe by blowing out Tulane 72 – 52.As with the first two wins, the Tigers did it with Continue Story…