Auburn Rumors & News

  • Tahj Shamsid-Deen, Trayvon Reed end Auburn basketball careers

    Oanow "Auburn’s Tahj Shamsid-Deen has ended his basketball career while Trayvon Reed will not return, head coach Bruce Pearl announced on Friday via a release by the university. Shamsid-Deen played in only five games this past season because of injury as he separated his surgically repaired right..." May 06

  • Auburn lands commitment from graduate transfer LaRon Smith

    Alabama "Auburn landed a commitment from a third transfer in a week. LaRon Smith, a 6-foot-8 forward from Bethune-Cookman, announced his intention to transfer to Auburn for his final college season via social media on Monday. Smith averaged 7.1 points, 6.9 rebounds and 3.0 blocks per game last season..." May 03

  • Presbyterian forward Desean Murray agrees to transfer to Auburn

    Montgomery Advertiser "Auburn continues to work the transfer market to transform its rebuilding project under head coach Bruce Pearl. The Montgomery Advertiser received confirmation via a direct message on Twitter that Presbyterian forward Desean Murray committed to the Auburn program Sunday. Murray was on campus..." May 03

  • DeSean Murray transferring to Auburn

    ESPN "Auburn has landed Presbyterian transfer DeSean Murray. Murray, a 6-foot-5 forward, visited the Tigers' campus this weekend. He chose Auburn over Middle Tennessee, which he visited in early April." May 01

  • Auburn lands graduate transfer PG Ronnie Johnson

    Alabama "Bruce Pearl is adding another piece to his 2016-17 Auburn basketball squad. Sources confirmed to that Houston point guard Ronnie Johnson will transfer to Auburn. The 6-foot, 180-pound graduate transfer will be eligible to play in the 2016-17 season. " April 25

  • Bryce Brown a bright spot in Auburn's future

    Alabama "It may be difficult to find the positives after the Auburn men's basketball campaign came to an end with an ugly loss to Tennessee last week. The Tigers closed the season with an 11-20 record and an early exit from the SEC Tournament, but the potential displayed by Bryce Brown should give..." March 15

  • Tennessee 97, Auburn 59

    The Sports Xchange "Armani Moore scored 22 points, fueling Tennessee's 97-59 rout of Auburn on Wednesday in the Southeastern Conference tournament opener at Nashville, Tenn. Detrick Mostella added 17 points off the bench and Devon Baulkman finished with 16 points for the Volunteers, who will have a quick..." March 09

  • Mississippi State 79, Auburn 66

    The Sports Xchange "Mississippi State freshmen guards Quinndary Weatherspoon and Malik Newman combined for 33 points, leading the Bulldogs past Auburn 79-66 on Saturday in Starkville, Miss. Newman had a big first half and finished with 17 points, and Weatherspoon added 16 points for the Bulldogs, who built a..." March 05

  • No. 20 Texas A&M defeats Auburn

    The Sports Xchange "Tyler Davis was stunned to see the scoreboard displaying an 11-point deficit with so much at stake for his squad. But that first-half lowlight also marked the turning point as No. 20 Texas A&M received 19 points from senior guard Danuel House while posting an 81-63 victory over Auburn on..." March 02

  • Alabama 65, Auburn 57

    The Sports Xchange "Alabama outlasted Auburn on Saturday to gain revenge for a loss at Auburn early in the year. Senior guards Retin Obasohan and Arthur Edwards led the Crimson Tide (17-11, 8-8 SEC) to a 65-57 win over the Tigers (11-17, 5-11) at Coleman Coliseum in Tuscaloosa, Ala. That 83-77 loss on..." February 27

  • Auburn 84, Georgia 81

    The Sports Xchange "Auburn guard TJ Lang scored a career-high 21 points, and forward Jordon Granger posted a double-double, leading the Tigers past Georgia 84-81 Wednesday at Auburn Arena. Granger finished with a career-high 18 points and 11 rebounds, and the Tigers hit 11 3-pointers and turned back a late..." February 24

  • Mississippi 69, Auburn 59

    The Sports Xchange "Guard Stefan Moody scored 19 of his 23 points in the first half and Mississippi defeated Auburn 69-59 on Saturday in a Southeastern Conference game at Auburn Arena in Auburn, Ala. Moody went 8 of 18 from the field, including 4 of 8 from beyond the arc, for Ole Miss (17-10, 7-7 SEC), who also..." February 20

  • Auburn 90, Arkansas 86

    The Sports Xchange "FAYETTEVILLE, Ark. -- Auburn won on the road for just the second time this season, hitting three 3-pointers during a 1:21 stretch late in the second half and holding on for a 90-86 victory over Arkansas on Wednesday night in a Southeastern Conference game at Bud Walton Arena. The Tigers..." February 17

  • Kareem Canty to 'part ways' with Auburn, enter NBA Draft

    Alabama "It appears Kareem Canty has played his last game as an Auburn Tiger. The junior point guard posted a series of messages on social media Thursday night to announce his plans to "part ways" with Auburn for "personal reasons" and enter the NBA Draft in June. Canty, who was suspended Saturday..." February 12

  • Auburn point guard Kareem Canty won't play at Tennessee, remains suspended indefinitely

    Alabama "Auburn point guard and leading scorer Kareem Canty will miss a second straight game on due a suspension for "conduct detrimental to the team." Canty, who was suspended for Auburn's loss to Georgia on Saturday, is not practicing and will not play when the Tigers travel to Tennessee on Tuesday (6..." February 08

  • Auburn's leading scorer suspended, 'may return' later in season

    Alabama "Auburn's starting lineup will take a big hit this afternoon at Georgia. Leading scorer Kareem Canty has been suspended for the Georgia game and perhaps longer. The announcement came 30 minutes before tipoff Saturday afternoon. The suspension is indefinite. "Kareem has had some strong moments..." February 07

  • Auburn reinstates suspended Cinmeon Bowers

    UPI "Auburn senior forward Cinmeon Bowers was reinstated to the team on Monday after serving a one-game suspension. Bowers was disciplined for "conduct detrimental to the team" and missed Saturday's loss to Oklahoma State." February 02

  • Auburn fined $100K for fans storming court after Kentucky win

    Alabama "The financial penalty Auburn expected has officially been levied: Auburn will be forced to pay $100,000 to the SEC because its fans stormed the court after upsetting No. 14 Kentucky last week. This is Auburn's second offense dating back to 2004, when the SEC instituted a fine structure (and..." January 18

  • Another top guard could miss remainder of season at Auburn

    Alabama "Auburn guard T.J. Dunans could miss the remainder of the season with a knee injury. The newcomer underwent arthroscopic surgery on his left knee to repair a "traumatic patella dislocation" recently, but complications, including excessive bleeding, and the time it will take to heal the knee..." January 16

  • Auburn guard Bryce Brown suspended for UAB game

    Alabama "Auburn guard Bryce Brown is suspended for Friday's season opener against UAB because he played in multiple summer leagues. Brown, a true freshman, was a spectator at an Atlanta summer league where his high school coach's team was playing. He was asked to play because the team did not have..." November 16

  • Report: 4-star guard Davion Mitchell commits to Auburn

    The Score "Auburn has landed four-star point guard Davion Mitchell, according to Jeff Borzello of ESPN. Mitchell is in ESPN's top 60 recruits for the class of 2017. The 6-foot, 170-pound Mitchell also had an offer from Memphis." October 19

  • Five-star big man Austin Wiley commits to Auburn

    Scout "Five-star center prospect Austin Wiley verbally committed to Auburn on Saturday, he told Scout. Wiley, a 6-foot-10 big man, was driving to Auburn's campus for an unofficial visit when he opted to go ahead and pull the trigger for Bruce Pearl and the Tigers. "It’s just the right fit," Wiley..." September 27

  • Trayvon Reed not enrolled for 'personal reasons'

    Montgomery Advertiser "Trayvon Reed is not enrolled in school this semester but is still considered a member of the basketball team. An Auburn spokesperson confirmed to The Montgomery Advertiser Friday that the sophomore center isn’t enrolled in the fall semester for school officials are calling “personal reasons”..." September 14

  • Five-star forward Mustapha Heron commits to Auburn

    Alabama "Five-star forward Mustapha Heron has committed to Auburn. Heron committed to the Tigers while visiting the school this weekend, a source confirmed to Stacey Davis of was the first to report Heron, who's attending Sacred Heart (Waterbury, Connecticut), chose Auburn over..." August 16

  • Auburn lands commitment from forward Anfernee McLemore

    Alabama "It didn't take long for Anfernee McLemore to make his mind up. Immediately after receiving his from Auburn Tuesday night, the power forward committed to Bruce Pearl and the Tigers. "I'm very excited to have the opportunity to play for Coach Pearl," McLemore told Rivals. "Coach Pearl is a..." August 05

  • Hawaii lands Auburn transfer Jack Purchase

    College Basketball Talk "Jack Purchase, the native of Australia, has transferred to Hawaii, the university announced on Sunday afternoon. The 6-foot-9 forward becomes the third addition for first-year head coach Eran Ganot since taking over the program in April. Purchase will have to sit out the 2015-16 season due to..." June 23

  • Trayvon Reed released from jail, expected to return

    Montgomery Advertiser "Trayvon Reed has been released from jail and is expected to return to Auburn some time this summer. Auburn coach Bruce Pearl said Reed, who was sentenced to a 15-day jail term that began on May 11 for his second-degree misdemeanor assault charge stemming from a July incident with a plainclothes..." May 27

  • Forward Jack Purchase transferring from Auburn

    Montgomery Advertiser "Jack Purchase was Tony Barbee's last signee at Auburn, but he won't be the last of his former players with the program. The Australia native has been granted a release from his scholarship to transfer elsewhere, a source confirmed Sunday, A 6-foot-8 198 pound forward, Purchase totaled nine..." May 26

  • Providence transfer Tyler Harris commits to Auburn

    CBS Sports "Providence transfer Tyler Harris has committed to Auburn, sources told on Friday. Harris is a college graduate, and will be eligible to play immediately next season. The 6-foot-9 forward averaged 9.9 points and 4.0 rebounds last year at Providence." May 16

  • Auburn center Trayvon Reed ordered to serve 15-day sentence

    Alabama "Auburn center Trayvon Reed has been ordered by a Maryland judge to serve a 15-day sentence stemming from an assault charge in July. Reed pled guilty to a second-degree misdemeanor assault charge in December and was sentenced Tuesday in Maryland. Reed will remain with the Tigers' basketball..." April 23

  • Auburn’s Antoine Mason Honors Late Father On His Sneakers

    College Spun "On February 28, the basketball world lost a beloved member when former NBA star Anthony Mason passed away from congestive heart failure. Wednesday night, his son Antoine, who plays for the Auburn Tigers, paid tribute to him on his sneakers. Mason wrote “RIP DAD” on the front of his shoes, along..." March 12

  • Auburn guard Tahj Shamsid-Deen to miss remainder of season

    SI "Auburn sophomore guard Tahj Shamsid-Deen will miss the remainder of the season due to two dislocated shoulders, the school announced on Friday. Shamsid-Deen, who will undergo surgery on both shoulders, has battled through the injuries since early in the season. Tigers coach Bruce Pearl said..." February 17

  • Anthony Mason's son away from Auburn indefinitely; Tigers' starting PG out for season

    Sporting News - NCAAB "Auburn guard Antoine Mason is away from the team indefinitely to be with his ailing father, former Knicks star Anthony Mason, who recently suffered a heart attack. "It's been a difficult time for Antoine and his family. We just have them in our prayers," Tigers coach Bruce Pearl said Friday...." February 13

  • Charles Barkley would give a recruit $100,000 to get them to Auburn

    Awful Announcing "Charles Barkley’s honesty and outspokenness makes him a treasure in the sports media. In an interview with Seth Davis at Campus Insiders, Barkley tells it like it is with the NCAA. He says he would give a kid coming out of high school $100,000 to get them to Auburn. In addition, he talks about..." December 24

  • BYU, Oklahoma among eight teams to participate in 2015 Diamond Head Classic

    College Basketball Talk "With the 2014 Diamond Head Classic set to tip off in Honolulu on Monday, the eight-team field for next year’s event was announced on Sunday. Joining host Hawaii are Auburn, BYU, Harvard, New Mexico, Northern Iowa, Oklahoma and Washington State. Of the teams in the field four, BYU, Harvard, New..." December 23

  • Auburn adds center Trayvon Reed to roster; big man immediately eligible

    Alabama "Auburn has added some much-needed size to the roster with the addition of center Trayvon Reed. The four-star prospect was cleared Friday morning and is eligible to practice Saturday and participate in games starting Sunday. Auburn (3-4) travels to Clemson on Sunday (3 p.m.). Auburn coach Bruce..." December 13

  • Auburn guard Tahj Shamsid-Deen suffers shoulder injury

    Montgomery Advertiser "It wasn't all good news for Auburn in Bruce Pearl's debut. Tigers guard Tahj Shamsid-Deen suffered a dislocated shoulder after diving for a loose ball during the second half of Auburn's 83-73 win over Milwaukee on Friday night. Shamsid-Deen, a sophomore, scored just two points in a..." November 16

  • Three-star guard becomes Auburn’s fourth official signee

    College Basketball Talk "Auburn has just four seniors on its roster this season, and all are guards with K.T. Harrell, Antoine Mason, K.C. Ross-Miller and Malcolm Canada all factoring into the team’s perimeter rotation. With that being the case one of the tasks that head coach Bruce Pearl and his staff were faced with..." November 15

  • Trayvon Reed commits to Auburn, Tigers keep foot on recruiting gas

    CBS Sports "Former Maryland commit Trayvon Reed has committed to Auburn, sources told The 7-1 big man is expected to enroll in prep school for the fall semester and be eligible to play beginning in December of 2014. Reed was thought to be a big part of the Terps' incoming class this..." August 29

  • Auburn's Bruce Pearl lands top junior college guard T.J. Dunans

    CBS Sports "Bruce Pearl's hot streak continues. Fresh off his NCAA-imposed show-cause penalty, the new Auburn coach received a commitment from 2015 junior college guard T.J. Dunans from Columbia State (Tenn.) Community College. On Sunday, Pearl got a commitment from four-star power forward Horace..." August 25

  • Auburn lands four-star forward Horace Spencer

    CBS Sports "Bruce Pearl's show-cause penalty ended at midnight Saturday -- and Horace Spencer was in his office shortly after. About 12 hours later, that late-night meeting paid off. Spencer has committed to Auburn, sources told Ranked No. 57 in the 247Sports Composite, the 6-foot-8..." August 25

  • Charles Barkley reveals why he almost transferred to Alabama in 'Bo, Barkley and The Big Hurt'

    Alabama "Charles Barkley was not always in love with the idea of playing at Auburn. In the upcoming SEC Network documentary "Bo, Barkley and The Big Hurt," the Auburn legend reveals he nearly transferred to Alabama after a brief falling out with coach Sonny Smith. The SEC Storied documentary will debut..." August 09

  • Judge rules against NCAA in revolutionary O'Bannon case

    ESPN "In a landmark decision, a federal judge ruled Friday that the NCAA is in violation of the nation's antitrust laws by restricting the compensation that major college football and men's basketball student-athletes can receive for use of their names, images and likenesses. U.S. District Court..." August 08

  • Small forward granted release from letter of intent at Auburn

    Alabama "Auburn signee Sam Logwood has been released from his national letter of intent, a team spokesman confirmed Wednesday. The small forward signed with Auburn under former coach Tony Barbee and had not yet arrived on campus. The news was first reported by Logwood was..." July 31

  • Charles Barkley criticizes NCAA, supports Bruce Pearl at Auburn reunion event

    College Basketball Talk "Charles Barkley is at it again. The outspoken NBA analyst, and former league MVP, was invited back to Auburn along with other prominent former Tiger players and coaches on Friday and Barkley spoke out against the NCAA while defending new Auburn head coach Bruce Pearl. Pearl took the Auburn job..." June 28

  • Niagara transfer Antoine Mason heading to Auburn

    CBS Sports "Bruce Pearl continues to make an impact in his first offseason at Auburn. Niagara transfer Antoine Mason announced on Wednesday morning that he will be playing for the Tigers next season. Mason is eligible immediately. The nation's leading returning scorer had dozens of schools on his..." June 11

  • Marshall transfer Kareem Canty reportedly flips back to Auburn

    Alabama "Kareem Canty has changed his mind again. The former Marshall point guard, who originally visited Auburn in April, committed on April 19 and then committed to South Florida later this month, told ESPN's Jeff Goodman he now plans to follow through with Auburn. Canty, who averaged 16.3 points..." June 04

  • Auburn scores visit from nation's top returning scorer Niagara transfer Antoine Mason

    Alabama "Bruce Pearl is at it again. Auburn's new men's basketball coach has the Tigers in the running to land the services of the nation's top returning scorer. Niagara transfer guard Antoine Mason, who averaged 25.6 points per game as a junior this past season, is set to visit Auburn this..." June 02

  • Maryland transfer Charles Mitchell considering Auburn, Georgia, Georgia Tech

    College Basketball Talk "Charles Mitchell became the latest departure from the Maryland program when he announced his transfer last week. The sophomore forward was looking to return closer to his home in Atlanta to be with his grandmother. “I loved playing for Coach [Mark Turgeron]. He is a great man and a great coach...." May 29

  • New Mexico State transfer K.C. Ross-Miller to Auburn, eligible immediately

    College Basketball Talk "Former New Mexico State guard K.C. Ross-Miller will transfer to Auburn, according to multiple media reports on Monday night. The 6-foot-1 guard is eligible to play immediately for head coach Bruce Pearl. Ross-Miller averaged 8.3 points, 2.2 rebounds and 3.5 assists per game this past season for..." May 20