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Liberty head coach Hugh Freeze leads his team onto the field to play Arkansas during an NCAA college football game Saturday, Nov. 5, 2022, in Fayetteville, Ark. Alabama News
Report: Hugh Freeze to Auburn

After a whirlwind of rumors over the weekend, reports are indicating that Auburn is hiring Liberty head coach Hugh Freeze to be the program’s 28th head coach. As reported by Ross Dellinger of SINow and Justin Hokanson of ON3 Sports, the university and Freeze are finalizing a deal today, with an announcement expected to come later today.s

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Alabama jumps Auburn in latest AP top 25 college basketball poll

Alabama jumped seven spots to No. 11 in the country, while Auburn fell two spots to No. 15 despite remaining undefeated on the season.

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First look at Miami of Ohio, which will play UAB in the Bahamas Bowl on Dec. 16

UAB will play in the Bahamas Bowl for the second time. The Blazers lost to Ohio University in the 2017 Bahamas Bowl.

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Alabama outlasts No. 1 North Carolina in quadruple overtime thriller

On Sunday, the No. 18 Alabama men’s basketball team finished off the Phil Knight Invitational with a third-place finish, handing No. 1 North Carolina their second loss of the tournament, 103-101 in quadruple overtime.

Wendell Green Jr. (1) during the game between Saint Louis University and the #13 Auburn Tigers at Neville Arena in Auburn, AL on Wednesday, Oct 26, 2022. Zach Bland/Auburn Tigers Alabama News
Late second-half run saves Tigers in close call versus Billikens

AUBURN — This story may sound familiar to Auburn basketball fans. The 13th-ranked Tigers (7-0) followed a solid first-half performance by going cold on the offensive end as St. Louis (5-2) mounted a comeback with its own struggling offense. The Tigers failed to make a three-point shot in the second half and surrendered its lead to the Billikens, eventually trailing 58-53 with under three minutes remaining. 

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5 takeaways: Alabama vs. Auburn

Here are five takeaways from the 87th Iron Bowl.

Nov 26, 2022; Tuscaloosa, Al, USA; Coach Carnell Williams, Coach Ronnie Brown talk with Nick Saban before the game between Auburn and Alabama at Bryant-Denny Stadium. Alabama News
Who should Auburn keep under its new head coach?

The Auburn coaching search continues after a long week of rumors surrounding Ole Miss head coach Lane Kiffin ended with Kiffin telling ESPN’s Chris Low that he is staying in Oxford, as reports have also indicated that Kiffin will sign an extension. 

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Troy earns chance to play host to SBC Championship Game with a win at Arkansas State

Troy and South Alabama tied for the Sun Belt Conference West championship. Troy will play in the conference title game.

Nov 26, 2022; Tuscaloosa, Al, USA; Jarquez Hunter (27) tries to break the tackle during the game between Auburn and Alabama at Bryant-Denny Stadium. Alabama News
Auburn's report card following the 87th Iron Bowl

The grades for Auburn following its third straight loss to Alabama. The Tigers fell to the Crimson Tide 49-27.

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A long coaching search for UAB athletics director Mark Ingram is nearing the end

UAB interim head coach Bryant Vincent's team ended the regular season with a win at Louisiana Tech.

Nov 26, 2022; Tuscaloosa, Al, USA; Coach Carnell Williams talks to his team before the game between Auburn and Alabama at Bryant-Denny Stadium. Alabama News
'We gave our all for him': Auburn fights in Cadillac's possible final game as head coach

When Carnell ‘Cadillac’ Williams took over as the interim head coach, he inherited a program that was in a state of disarray not seen around the Plains since the dreaded 2012 season. Auburn was 3-10 in its last 13 games and fighting for bowl eligibility after a blowout loss at home to Arkansas. 

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DeWayne McBride rewrites the UAB record book in UAB's regular season-ending win at Louisiana Tech

DeWayne McBride rushes for 272 yards on a night that UAB wins to reach bowl eligibility.

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Tide rolls past Auburn in 87th Iron Bowl

The 87th Iron Bowl wasn’t Alabama’s best performance, but the game was never in question as Alabama rolled to victory on Saturday 49-27.

Coach Carnell Williams after practice Auburn football practice on Wednesday, Nov 2 2022 in Auburn, AL. Alabama News
Ashley Carter: Go crazy, Cadillac!

It is almost impossible not to be excited about what is happening at Auburn University and with its football team. Carnell "Cadillac" Williams is only three games in as head coach and already seems to have changed the momentum. 

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Remembering 'Bo Over the Top' and the 1982 Iron Bowl 40 years later

The latter half of the 1970s and the first two years of the 1980s were part of a long dry spell for the Auburn Tigers against their in-state rivals, the Alabama Crimson Tide.

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Plenty at stake for the UAB football team in the regular season finale at Louisiana Tech

UAB can reach bowl eligibility for the seventh consecutive season with a win on Saturday.

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UConn hands Alabama first loss in Phil Knight Invitational semifinals

In the Phil Knight Invitational semifinals, UConn handed Alabama its first loss of the season 82-67.

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AHSAA Playoff Semifinal Scoreboard

The AHSAA Super 7 is set for next week at Jordan Hare Stadium.

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Samford falls to visiting Louisiana Tech in a non-conference basketball game

It was a game of scoring runs as Louisiana Tech emerged with a three-point win at Samford.

Tank Bigsby (4) and Auburn travel to Tuscaloosa for this year's Iron Bowl, where they will meet the likes of Alabama's Jordan Battle (9) and Will Anderson (31). (Jacob Taylor/Auburn Athletics)Jacob Taylor/AU Athletics Alabama News
The 5 keys to the Iron Bowl for Auburn

Only a month ago, most people would’ve predicted an obvious blowout in the 87th Iron Bowl. That was before Bryan Harsin was fired, and before Alabama would lose to LSU. Carnell ‘Cadillac’ Williams has breathed life into the program that had resonated with his players and five Auburn wins in 2 of its last 3 games. 

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'Punt Bama Punt' — 2022 Iron Bowl marks 50th anniversary of unlikely Auburn 1972 victory

It was a heck of a game for Auburn defensive back David Langner, who returned two Bill Newton blocked punts for touchdowns before he intercepted a pass from Alabama quarterback Terry Davis to seal a 17-16 victory for the Tigers at Birmingham's Legion Field on Dec. 2, 1972.

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Rich Rodriguez begins working on new challenges for his second season at Jacksonville State

Rich Rodriguez, a longtime FBS head coach, continues work toward helping transition the Jacksonville State football program from FCS to FBS.

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Turning the page is key for a Charles Henderson team coming off a huge Class 5A football playoff win over UMS-Wright

Second-year head coach Quinn Hambrite has led a talented Charles Henderson team to a special season.

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The Five Ws of Saturday's college football games

The Iron Bowl takes center stage in Alabama on Saturday.

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Iron Bowl: 5 things to look for from the Crimson Tide

Alabama and Auburn will meet for the 87th time in Iron Bowl history when the in-state rivals square off on Saturday.

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Alabama State loses its season finale to Arkansas-Pine Bluff

Arkansas-Pine Bluff scores with 49 seconds left to grab the win in the 98th Annual Turkey Day Classic.

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Brandon Miller dominates as Alabama defeats Michigan State 81-70

Alabama's 18th-ranked men's basketball squad started the season with four easy wins but faced its toughest competition Thursday in their opening game of the Phil Knight Invitational against the 12th-ranked Michigan State Spartans.

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