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An Eventful Spring

By on April 5th, 2019 in Basketball, Football 2 Comments »
We are about a week from A-Day!(Photo by Acid Reign)     War Eagle, everybody! It is hard to believe that we are just 8 days from A-Day. Spring practice has proceeded under the radar this year with everyone focused on a historic run by the Auburn men's basketball team. I'd love to be able to spout pages of football news, but... Read Full Story

Midweek Ramblings From The Plains—Respecting Auburn Basketball Edition

Has there ever been a major conference basketball champion more disrespected than the Auburn Tigers? The selection committee had the winners of the SEC Tournament travel to Salt Lake City, further than any other league champion, to play in a region loaded with blueblood programs. After playing four days in the SEC Tournament, th... Read Full Story

Softball Ends March at 6–3 In the SEC

By on April 2nd, 2019 in News, Other Sports 2 Comments »
After an extensive nonconference slate, Auburn softball hosted Texas A&M to open the ever daunting SEC schedule. The Tigers' bats were hot, and they scored at least seven runs in each game for a sweep of the Aggies. After a 6–7 loss to start the series in Starkville against Mississippi State, the Tigers won the series in c... Read Full Story

Auburn Wins Greatest Game in Program History to Advance to Final Four

By on March 31st, 2019 in Basketball, News 24 Comments »
After 113 years of wandering in the wilderness, the Auburn Tigers are going to the Final Four. And the Tigers did it with yet another win over one of basketball’s royalty: Auburn 77, Kentucky 71. No one, I mean no one, thought they could do it except the coach who instilled a contagious confidence in this team.The Tigers' last... Read Full Story

Wax the Wildcats! (Auburn vs. Kentucky, Elite Eight Open Thread)

By on March 31st, 2019 in Basketball Comments Off on Wax the Wildcats! (Auburn vs. Kentucky, Elite Eight Open Thread)
Tigers face a monumental challenge against the toughest team in college basketball today(Orlin Wagner/Associated Press)     War Eagle, everybody! For just the second time in Auburn history, Auburn will play a 4th game in the NCAA basketball tournament. Auburn will face the Kentucky Wildcats for the 3rd time this season in Sp... Read Full Story

Auburn Advances To Elite Eight With Defeat Of No. 1 Seed North Carolina

By on March 30th, 2019 in Basketball, News 5 Comments »
Just about every pundit predicted Auburn would lose to No. 1 seed North Carolina in the Sweet 16 round of the NCAA Tournament. And with good reason: Carolina is a tall, physical team that's been runner up five times, won six national championships, and been to 36 Elite Eights.However, not only did the Tigers defy those predictio... Read Full Story

Tame the Tarheels! (Auburn vs. North Carolina Open Thread)

By on March 29th, 2019 in Basketball Comments Off on Tame the Tarheels! (Auburn vs. North Carolina Open Thread)
Tigers must be ready to run against this team (Rick Osentoski-USA TODAY Sports)     War Eagle, everybody! This evening marks Auburn's third game in the 2019 NCAA basketball tournament. Auburn drew a 5 seed in the midwest bracket, and will face the 1-seeded North Carolina Tarheels in Sprint Center in Kansas City, Missouri. Th... Read Full Story

All Quiet On The Plains For Auburn Football

By on March 29th, 2019 in Football, News 3 Comments »
Coach Gus Malzahn isn’t much of a talker. His legendary coach-speak is fairly common knowledge as is his paranoia about being hush-hush about his football team. Auburn is deep into spring practices, and the lid on information, at least to the public, has been tighter than a snare drum. AL.com has historically been the easiest ... Read Full Story

Sweet 16 Begins Today—How to watch: Dates, Times, Network and Streaming

By on March 28th, 2019 in Basketball, News 2 Comments »
This is the week that March Madness really starts to get national attention. The Sweet 16 begins today with Gonzaga taking on Florida State in Anaheim, California. The SEC is represented by four teams: Kentucky, Tennessee, LSU and Auburn. The Tigers play No. 1 seed North Carolina in the Midwest Regional Friday in Kansas City, Mi... Read Full Story

Picking Auburn To Advance To the Elite Eight

By on March 27th, 2019 in Basketball, News 14 Comments »

Could the Tigers' late season run be enough to beat perennial blue blood and No. 1 seed North Carolina? Some think not with Vegas having already installed Auburn as the underdog. But the same was true when the Tigers faced Tennessee in what amounted to a road game in the SEC Championship finals. And look how that turned out.

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Upon Further Review: Down Goes Kansas, UNC Up Next

By on March 26th, 2019 in Basketball 9 Comments »
The rest of the country may have gnashed their teeth when Auburn ran the Kansas Jayhawks out of the building and the casual better may have muttered expletives, but Auburn fans weren’t surprised. Auburn sent a message to the rest of the country or at least to those outside of the SEC. The Tigers are the hottest team in college... Read Full Story

Attack the Aggies! (Auburn vs. New Mexico State Open Thread)

By on March 21st, 2019 in Basketball 8 Comments »
Tigers must be on upset alert against this team (Jake Roth-USA TODAY Sports)     War Eagle, everybody! Today marks Auburn's first game in the 2019 NCAA basketball tournament. Auburn drew a 5 seed in the Midwest bracket, and will face the New Mexico State Aggies in Vivint Smart Home Arena in Salt Lake City, Utah. This arena i... Read Full Story

A Rough Matchup Ahead

By on March 15th, 2019 in Basketball 97 Comments »
This should be a physical game, and I like having Horace Spencer on our side!     War Eagle, everybody! This afternoon, Auburn will play its second game in the SEC Basketball Tournament against the #4 seed South Carolina Gamecocks. Auburn advanced after defeating Missouri yesterday afternoon, 81–71. It was a fist-fight of ... Read Full Story

Can Auburn Tear Down the Nets in Nashville? (Story includes how to watch SEC Tournament)

By on March 13th, 2019 in Basketball, News 7 Comments »
When the Auburn basketball team upset No. 5 Tennessee 84–80 Saturday, it marked the most SEC wins (24) over a two-year period in school history. It not only was the first win over a top-5 opponent in 24 years, but it solidified Auburn's position in the NCAA Tournament for a second consecutive season, a feat that hasn’t occur... Read Full Story

Could This Be Chuma Okeke’s Last Season on The Plains?

By on March 13th, 2019 in Basketball, News 4 Comments »
Auburn sophomore Chuma Okeke made a a personal statement in Auburn’s upset win over No. 5 Tennessee. His 22 points wasn’t his career best, but it was the biggest game of his career. Going back to the preseason, the question was how Okeke would fit into the grand scheme of things with Austin Wiley, Danjel Purifoy, and Anferne... Read Full Story

Upon Further Review: Auburn Basketball Back on Track

By on March 12th, 2019 in Basketball, News 5 Comments »
Life under Bruce Pearl has been one strange, crazy, exasperating, frustrating, but ultimately rewarding ride. This season has just been another one of those years. Just when the Tigers looked to underachieve the lofty goals of which the entire country believed Auburn was capable, Pearl's squad ended the regular season at home wi... Read Full Story

Auburn Earns Most Important Win in Auburn Arena With Upset of No. 5 Tennessee

By on March 9th, 2019 in Basketball, News 4 Comments »
"Everybody in the country recognizes Tennessee is a Final Four team, [and] everybody in the country recognizes Auburn is capable of beating, and in fact just did beat, a Final Four team," said Auburn head coach Bruce Pearl after his Auburn Tigers beat No. 5 Tennessee, 84–80. It was a meeting between last year’s regular seas... Read Full Story

Auburn Women Lose Heartbreaker to Texas A&M; Look Toward Selection Sunday

By on March 9th, 2019 in Basketball, News 2 Comments »
The Auburn women bowed out of the SEC Tournament Friday night, losing a heartbreaker to Texas A&M, 64–62. The Tigers (22–9) fought hard in a game that saw nine lead changes and 10 ties. With less than 30 seconds to go and the game tied at 62-all, the Aggies' Kayla Wells hit a jumper at the five second mark to give No. 1... Read Full Story

Auburn Women Beat Alabama for Third Time This Season to Advance in SEC Tournament

By on March 8th, 2019 in Basketball, News 3 Comments »
The Auburn women’s basketball team won a dramatic victory over arch rival Alabama Thursday night in the second round of the SEC Tournament. Down by seven points in the fourth quarter, the Tigers forced five turnovers to beat the Tide 53–52.It was the third time this season the Tigers (22–8) beat Alabama (14–17). The last... Read Full Story

Weird Win for Tigers Sets Up Final Week of Regular Season

By on March 5th, 2019 in Basketball, News 5 Comments »
It was a weird game and a weird win for coach Bruce Pearl's Tigers. Saturday afternoon, Auburn welcomed Mississippi State to Auburn Arena for yet another important game. Simply to talk about a must-win game for Auburn at this point is weird enough. Yet, Auburn had to win this game to avoid becoming a bubble team.Of course, to ta... Read Full Story