Auburn Rumors & News

  • Auburn promotes Bruce Pearl's son to assistant coach

    Oanow "Bruce Pearl stated throughout Auburn's 2016-17 season that he believed his son, Steven Pearl, was ready to be an assistant coach. In 2017-18, Auburn's men's basketball coach will put that theory to the test. Bruce Pearl announced Thursday that Steven Pearl has been promoted to an assistant..." April 07

  • Missouri knocks off Auburn in OT

    The Sports Xchange "Kevin Puryear made a 3-pointer with three seconds remaining in overtime to give Missouri a dramatic 86-83 victory over Auburn in the first round of the Southeastern Conference tournament Wednesday night at Bridgestone Arena in Nashville, Tenn. Puryear scored 30 points for 14th-seeded..." March 09

  • Fast start by Auburn derails Missouri

    The Sports Xchange "T.J. Dunans scored 16 points and helped fuel a strong start for Auburn as the host Tigers knocked off Missouri 89-78 on Saturday at Auburn Arena in Auburn, Ala. It was Missouri's 35th consecutive road loss overall and its 31st straight road defeat in SEC play. The Tigers have not won on the..." March 04

  • Frazier scores 31 as Georgia edges Auburn

    The Sports Xchange "Star guard J.J. Frazier scored 31 points, and Georgia got a key defensive stop on Auburn's final possession to hold off the visiting Tigers 79-78 Wednesday on Senior Night at Stegeman Coliseum in Athens, Ga. Down by one, Auburn had possession with just over seven seconds to play. Freshman..." March 01

  • Arkansas tops Auburn for fifth straight win

    The Sports Xchange "Jaylen Barford scored 20 points to help Arkansas beat Auburn 79-68 in a Southeastern Conference game on Saturday night at Auburn Arena in Auburn, Ala. Dusty Hannahs contributed 18 points for Arkansas (22-7, 11-5 SEC), which has won five in a row. Daryl Macon came off the bench to score 13..." February 25

  • Auburn tops LSU to end skid

    The Sports Xchange "Auburn used balanced scoring to end a three-game losing streak by defeating LSU 98-75 in an SEC game Tuesday night at the Pete Maravich Assembly Center in Baton Rouge, La. Ronnie Johnson scored 17 points to lead five Auburn players in double figures. Danjel Purifoy and Bryce Brown scored 15..." February 21

  • Williams leads Texas A&M to easy win over Auburn

    The Sports Xchange "Freshman forward Robert Williams had 13 points, nine rebounds and six blocked shots to fuel Texas A&M's 81-62 rout of Auburn on Saturday at Reed Arena in College Station, Texas. Sophomore guard Admon Gilder scored 17 points, and junior center Tonny Trocha-Morelos added 11 points for the..." February 18

  • No. 15 Florida roars past Auburn 114-95

    The Sports Xchange "Scoring points against Auburn hasn't been tough to do this season. But No. 15 Florida took it to a new level by setting a school record for most points in an SEC game. Senior guard Canyon Barry played the leading role and scored a season-best 30 points to help the Gators post a..." February 14

  • Ole Miss erases 23-point deficit to rally past Auburn

    The Sports Xchange "Terence Davis scored all 26 of his points in the second half and Cullen Neal added 15 of his 20 points after halftime to rally Mississippi from a 23-point deficit to a 90-84 victory over Auburn in a SEC game on Saturday in Oxford, Miss. Davis was scoreless in the first half without..." February 11

  • Auburn holds off Mississippi State

    The Sports Xchange "Bryce Brown led Auburn with 18 points in the Tigers' 98-92 victory over Mississippi State on Tuesday night in a Southeastern Conference game at Auburn, Ala. Austin Wiley added 14 points, and Mustapha Heron had 17 points and six rebounds for Auburn (16-8, 5-6 SEC). Mississippi State..." February 08

  • Auburn wins SEC battle with rival Alabama

    The Sports Xchange "Ronnie Johnson led five players in double figures with 15 points as Auburn held on in the final minutes for an 82-77 victory over Alabama on Saturday night at Coleman Coliseum in Tuscaloosa, Ala. Danjel Purifoy added 14 points and hit four 3-pointers as Auburn (15-8, 4-6 SEC) snapped a..." February 04

  • Schofield, Tennessee topple Auburn

    The Sports Xchange "Tennessee led wire-to-wire and was on top by as many 22 points, showing little mercy on former coach Bruce Pearl and the Auburn Tigers in a 87-77 win Tuesday night at Auburn Arena in Auburn, Ala. Tennessee (13-9, 5-4 Southeastern Conference) won for the fifth time in six games. Auburn (14-8,..." February 01

  • Auburn announces date for unveiling of Charles Barkley statue

    Fanrag Sports "Charles Barkley finally knows the date that his statue on campus at Auburn will be revealed: October 7. Despite Barkley having played on the hardwood, and not the gridiron, his statue will make its debut as a part of the game day festivities surrounding Auburn hosting the Ole Miss..." January 29

  • Auburn sends TCU to fourth loss in a row

    The Sports Xchange "Freshman forward Austin Wiley scored a career-high 25 points and Auburn used to a big second-half run to pull away from TCU for an 88-80 win on Saturday in an SEC/Big 12 Challenge game at Ed and Rae Schollmaier Arena in Fort Worth, Texas. After a tight first half, the Tigers ran off 15..." January 28

  • No. 23 South Carolina serves Notice in rout of Auburn

    The Sports Xchange "A South Carolina sharpshooter surprisingly put Auburn on notice Tuesday night. Senior guard Duane Notice was scorching hot and matched his career highs of 27 points and six 3-pointers as No. 23 South Carolina cruised to a 98-69 trouncing over Auburn in SEC play at Columbia, S.C. Notice..." January 24

  • Auburn pulls away from Alabama in second half

    The Sports Xchange "Freshman center Greg Wiley scored 19 points and grabbed nine rebounds, and freshman guard Mustapha Heron ignited a late surge as Auburn pulled away from Alabama for a big 84-64 SEC win on Saturday at Auburn, Ala. After being held to just one point in the first half, Heron heated up in the..." January 21

  • Pearl wins 500th game as Auburn tops LSU

    The Sports Xchange "Auburn coach Bruce Pearl won his 500th career game as his club held off visiting LSU 78-74 victory Wednesday at Auburn (Ala.) Arena. Freshman guard Mustapha Heron and senior guard T.J. Dunans each scored 12 points to lead four Auburn starters in double figures. LSU (9-8, 1-5 SEC) lost..." January 18

  • Fresno State secures transfer from former Auburn commit New Williams

    Fanrag Sports "The Fresno State Bulldogs have secured a transfer from former Auburn Tiger New Williams, FanRag Sports’ Jon Rothstein reports. Williams was granted a release from his scholarship back in December as he was allowed to pursue the opportunity to transfer. As a freshman last season, he averaged..." January 17

  • Freshman duo of Monk, Adebayo lead Kentucky to win

    The Sports Xchange "LEXINGTON, Ky. -- No. 6-ranked Kentucky (15-2, 5-0) maintained its hold on first place in the Southeastern Conference on Saturday with a 92-72 victory over Auburn (11-6, 1-4). "We challenged them, but we never really threatened them," Auburn coach Bruce Pearl said. "Kentucky is a great team..." January 14

  • Heron's late surge helps Auburn upend Missouri

    The Sports Xchange "Freshman guard Mustapha Heron overcame a slow start to score 16 points, and Auburn snapped a three-game slide with a 77-72 road win over Missouri on Tuesday in a battle of struggling SEC teams at Mizzou Arena in Columbia, Mo. Heron missed his first nine field-goal attempts, but hit a..." January 10

  • Ole Miss continues to baffle Auburn with 88-85 win

    The Sports Xchange "Sebastian Saiz posted his sixth straight double-double and Ole Miss rallied past Auburn in the second half for an 88-85 win on Saturday at Auburn Arena in Auburn, Ala. Saiz finished with 14 points and 10 rebounds and junior guard Deandre Burnett added 18 points for the Rebels (10-5, 1-2..." January 07

  • Fisher-Davis powers Vanderbilt past Auburn

    The Sports Xchange "Vanderbilt guard Matthew Fisher-Davis set a career high with 33 points as the Commodores cruised by Auburn 80-61 at Memorial Gymnasium in Nashville, Tenn., on Wednesday night for their 13th straight victory over the Tigers. The game was never close as Fisher-Davis put Auburn away early,..." January 04

  • Maten, Frazier power Georgia past Auburn

    The Sports Xchange "Georgia's star tandem of Yante Maten and J.J. Frazier combined for 58 points and the Bulldogs withstood an early 3-point barrage by Auburn and rallied past the Tigers in the second half for a 96-84 victory Wednesday at Auburn, Ala. Maten finished with 31 points, his third 30-point..." December 29

  • Harper leads Auburn past UConn in OT

    The Sports Xchange "HARTFORD, Conn. -- Freshman guard Jared Harper scored a game-high 22 points, including a go-ahead layup with 27 seconds left in overtime as Auburn survived a late run by Connecticut for a 70-67 victory at XL Center on Friday afternoon. Harper's layup came after freshman forward Danjel..." December 23

  • Auburn starts 4 freshman in win vs. Oklahoma

    The Sports Xchange "Jared Harper and T.J. Dunans scored 21 points each as Auburn beat Oklahoma 74-70 at Mohegan Sun Arena on Wednesday night. Dunans' total was a career high while Harper's tied his previous-best mark. Mustapha Heron added 15 points and 12 rebounds in the win. Auburn started four..." December 22

  • Auburn edges Mercer on 3-pointer as time expires

    The Sports Xchange "Senior guard T.J. Dunans hit a 3-pointer as time expired to lift Auburn past visiting Mercer 76-74 Sunday at Auburn Arena in Auburn, Ala. Dunans was called for goaltending seconds before his big shot, which allowed Mercer to take a one-point lead after Ria'n Holland converted a three-point..." December 18

  • 5-star C Austin Wiley to play Sunday after enrolling early at Auburn

    ESPN "Five-star center Austin Wiley has enrolled early at Auburn and is eligible to play immediately. Wiley has already started practicing with the Tigers and will play against Mercer on Sunday. "I am extremely excited to announce that Austin Wiley has been deemed a qualifier by the NCAA and has..." December 17

  • Short-handed Auburn smashes Coastal Carolina

    The Sports Xchange "The arrest-related suspensions of two starters didn't prevent Auburn from rolling to an emphatic 117-72 victory over Coastal Carolina on Thursday night at Auburn Arena in Auburn, Ala. Danjel Purifoy had a career-high-tying 27 points and seven rebounds for Auburn (7-2). The freshman forward..." December 16

  • Horace Spencer & Bryce Brown suspended for misdemeanor possession

    Montgomery Advertiser "Two starters on the Auburn men’s basketball team have been suspended. Sophomore forward Horace Spencer and sophomore guard Bryce Brown have been suspended for Thursday night’s game against Coastal Carolina after being arrested for misdemeanor possession. Auburn head coach Bruce Pearl..." December 15

  • Boston College tips Auburn in last second

    The Sports Xchange "Freshman big man Nik Popovic converted an offensive rebound with two-tenths of a second left to give Boston College a 72-71 upset of Auburn in the opener of the Under Armour "Reunion" doubleheader at Madison Square Garden in New York on Monday night. Popovic followed a missed drive by fellow..." December 12

  • Harper's first-half surge powers Auburn past UAB

    The Sports Xchange "Freshman guard Jared Harper highlighted his career-high 21-point performance with five first-half 3-pointers as Auburn beat Alabama-Birmingham, 74-70, on Saturday at Bartow Arena in Birmingham, Ala. Freshman forward Danjel Purifoy added 16 points, and freshman forward Mustapha Heron finished..." December 03