Not since the days that Cliff Ellis roamed the sidelines (1994–2004) has there been so much excitement around the roundball sport on the Plains. Ellis won an SEC Tournament Championship and took the Tigers to three NIT's and three NCAA Tournaments, reaching the sweet sixteen twice. But he did it with ...
Make no mistake, the defeat by Bama last Tuesday was disheartening. Auburn was riding the nation's longest winning streak and playing a Bama team missing one of the SEC's best players. They dropped the contest in Coleman Coliseum and did so in a messy affair that made the Tigers look the part of one of the nation's youngest team... Read Full Story
It was a clunker of a game by the Auburn Tigers, no doubt about it. Auburn traveled to Tuscaloosa to take on an Alabama team that has largely underachieved this year under Avery Johnson but was still viewed by most basketball aficionados as a bubble team for the NCAA tournament. On the other hand, the Tigers were regarded as on... Read Full Story
Auburn assistant coach Herb Hand is leaving the Plains for the brown, brown grass of Texas. It was announced on Tuesday that the offensive line coach will join the Longhorns as co-offensive coordinator and offensive line coach.While coaching turnover is part of the game, the timing of this move is not good for the Tigers with ju... Read Full Story
When great moments in the sport are remembered Keith Jackson’s voice is remembered more than any other. From the Iron Bowl to the Rose Bowl, he called them all including Bear Bryant’s last Iron Bowl game in 1982. Check out this video tribute to Jackson's life and career. It's a must see story for all sports fans. We include it here for our readers.
After starting the season with a 12–1 record, Auburn basketball received little attention from the national media. That’s changed now that the Tigers (16–1) possess the nation’s longest winning streak and are sitting in first place in the SEC with a 4–0 mark. And as Coach Pearl said Saturday, “It sure does feel good ... Read Full Story
A year of passes defended!(John Reed-USA TODAY Sports) War Eagle, everybody. It's time now to look back on a year that had its spectacular moments and its disappointments. I think going into this past season, most of us fans were looking to see 9 or 10 wins, or else a staff of coaches was going to get sent packing ... Read Full Story
Auburn overcame a 45–35 halftime deficit to remain unbeaten in the SEC and extend its winning streak to 13 games with an 85–70 victory over Ole Miss. The win also snapped a 10-game losing streak to the Rebels that dates back to the 2011–2012 season.With a top-25 ranking, the target is now on Auburn's back. Even with adve... Read Full Story
The 2018 football season has ended about as painlessly as ripping off that band-aid you’ve avoided doing for so long. The other team in the state of Alabama won its 17th national championship (by its measurement). Georgia made a run for the ages and went through all of the proper playoff protocol—winning the SEC East, ... Read Full Story
For a stretch of two or three weeks, it seemed like the moment would never come. The wins were piling up but Auburn basketball was not receiving any national attention outside of the passing comments of how good this team could be with the two suspended players. After all, it was the team across the state that was garnering all ... Read Full Story
What is normally a day of high interest in college football is a complete downer for many Auburn fans. It’s discouraging to have to watch the school’s two biggest rivals play for a national championship. It’s a feeling only exacerbated by the fact Auburn dismantled both of those teams in dominating wins during the regular ... Read Full Story
So now, the “unfinished business” is all on Auburn. You have a starting quarterback returning, some really decent recruits already signed (some of whom were able to participate in bowl practices), and some who are committed but not yet signed. Additionally, on the unfinished business list is the hiring of an athletic director to …
Auburn has been largely ignored in college basketball ranks despite having one of the longest winning streaks in the country. That likely ended with a statement win against Pearl's old team as the Tigers knocked off the No.23 Vols in a convincing 94–84 win.