Barely a week removed from one of the worst offensive showings of the Bruce Pearl era, Auburn’s offense came alive behind solid three-point shooting and a tenacious defense to take down Colgate 93-66. The No. 15 Tigers scored the most points since their February matchup with Vanderbilt.
Alabama jumped seven spots to No. 11 in the country, while Auburn fell two spots to No. 15 despite remaining undefeated on the season.
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.
The 13th-ranked Auburn Tigers (6-0) shot 26% from the field and an abysmal 23.8% from beyond the three-point line.
Both Auburn and Alabama boast top 20 teams in the latest Associated Press poll.
Auburn has been a true second-half team through the start of the 2022-2023 season and the same was true tonight as the Tigers overcame another stagnant first half to defeat Texas Southern 72-56. Auburn outscored the Tigers of Texas Southern 43-29 in the second half after leading by just two points at the break.
Auburn head coach Bruce Pearl has said once his players start hitting shots, the team has a chance to be really good, and that was true tonight as the Auburn offense finally clicked on its way to a huge 89-65 win over Winthrop.
In the 25th consecutive sellout at Neville Arena, the Tigers prevailed once again in front of a raucous home crowd. Behind the dynamic duo of point guard Wendell Green Jr. and small forward Allen Flanigan, Auburn was able to overcome a halftime deficit and defeat the University of South Florida (USF), 67-59.
In the much-anticipated season-opener, in what is likely the most anticipated(at least ticket-wise) season in recent memory, Auburn head coach Bruce Pearl’s No. 15 Tigers(1-0) defeated George Mason 70-52. The Patriots(0-1) put up a good fight, but Auburn’s size and tenacity on the defensive end decided the matchup.
Auburn head basketball coach Bruce Pearl on Tuesday voiced his support for conservative author and activist Candace Owens.
Wendell Green, Jr., Auburn’s top returning scorer from the 2021-2022 season, has been named to the Bob Cousy Award Watch List for the second-straight year.
Bruce Pearl and his staff at Auburn will be without the instant offense of the Walker Kessler pick-and-roll or the Jabari Smith isolation plays during the 2022 season, and while Yohan Traore and Johni Broome could fill the void in some capacity, Pearl and his staff will need other players to step up.
The Yellowhammer State boasts two of the top 25 teams heading into the 2022-2023 college basketball season.
Allen Flanigan has returned to the men’s basketball team, Auburn head coach Bruce Pearl announced on Wednesday. Pearl announced in late September that Flanigan was out indefinitely for “family, personal reasons.”
Talladega Superspeedway announced on Monday that Auburn basketball head coach Bruce Pearl will be waving the green flag at the upcoming YellaWood 500 NASCAR Cup Series Playoffs race.
Bruce Pearl dunks on Rep. Rashida Tlaib calling for defunding of fossil fuels
Rich McGlynn, Auburn University’s executive associate AD in charge of compliance, has been named the Interim Athletics Director by Auburn University President Dr. Chris Roberts.
Auburn's Jabari Smith Jr. was the second player taken in the NBA draft on Thursday. Smith went to the Houston Rockets. Teammate Walker Kessler was 22 to the Minnesota Timberwolves.
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