Freshman Austin Wiley (50) scored 11 points in Auburn's 96-84 loss to Georgia, his first career double-digit scoring game. (Photo: Auburn Athletics/Dakota Sumpter) Auburn finished the first half strong, and even had momentum deep into the second half. However, Georgia grabbed a lead with 6:21 thanks to a Yante Maten layup, and never looked back. Auburn fell to Georgia 96-84 on Thursday night to open conference play.
The two key players to watch for Georgia were Maten, as we
Head Coach Bruce Pearl after the win over UConn on December 23 (Photo: Auburn Athletics/Dakota Sumpter) Fresh off a trip to New England, that saw the Tigers pick up two key wins over college basketball’s well-known powers, Auburn returns home to open the conference schedule on Thursday against Georgia.
Freshman Jared Harper had the best two games of his early career while in Connecticut, by averaging 21.5 points, 4.0 rebounds, 3.0 assists and 3.0 steals in Auburn’s wins ove
Katie Frerking (13) (Photo: Auburn Athletics/Anthony Hall) Auburn Women’s Basketball returns to Auburn Arena Wednesday after a five-day break for Christmas, to face Jacksonville at 6 P.M.
This game will be the final non-conference game for Auburn, and the Tigers are looking to finish strong before traveling to Gainesville to face Florida on Sunday. In their last game, Auburn found themselves down by 14 at one point in the third quarter in the championship game of the Tulane
Jared Harper (1) in action vs. UConn on December 23. (Photo: Auburn Athletics/Dakota Sumpter) Auburn Basketball had its’ best seven-day stretch of the season last week, with a buzzer-beating win over Mercer, and two wins against powers Oklahoma and UConn. One of the Tigers key contributors of their recent success was recognized on Monday.
Freshman Jared Harper had back-to-back career highs against Oklahoma and UConn, scoring 21 and 22 points respectively. He ended last we
Brandy Montgomery (Photo: Auburn Athletics) Auburn Women’s Basketball hits the road one final time before Christmas, by taking part in the Tulane Classic in New Orleans, Louisiana.
The Tigers will begin their journey on Wednesday at 3:00 P.M. when they face the 6-3 Drake Bulldogs. Out of their six wins, Drake has two over Big Ten teams (Nebraska and Iowa). They are led by Lissy Wendell’s 21.2 points per contest. Drake enters the week averaging 81 points per, while only allo
Transfer Quarterback Jarrett Stidham (Photo: Auburn Athletics/Wade Rackley) Three highly-touted 2017 signees are getting a head start on their Auburn career.
Linebacker Kenney Britt, defensive back Malcolm Askew, and quarterback Jarrett Stidham participated in the team’s practice on Tuesday and will continue to practice for the final three days before the Tigers break for Christmas.
Britt, a signee who made his commitment via awesome Halloween-themed video, is a 4-star li
Mustapha Heron going for a layup against Eastern Kentucky on November 17 (Photo: Auburn Athletics/Wade Rackley) Auburn’s first ever five-star signee has exceeded expectations ten games into his college career. Mustapha Heron leads the team in rebounds per game (6.1) and is second on the team in points scored per game (16.1). The freshman guard has hit the 20-point mark three times this season, with his most impressive performance coming against Eastern Kentucky on November 17
TJ Dunans takes a last second shot to defeat Mercer (Photo: Auburn Athletics/Wade Rackley) Sunday was a great day for Auburn Basketball.
7,997 spectators piled into Auburn Arena Sunday to watch a Basketball team that had just come off of an impressive 117-72 win over Coastal Carolina last Thursday, a game where the Tigers were successful on 21 three-point attempts, which tied a conference record. Freshman Danjel Purifoy had been an attraction over the last two games, scorin
Freshman Center Austin Wiley (Photo: Auburn Athletics) Auburn Basketball fans’ anticipation of freshman Austin Wiley’s debut is no more.
The Auburn Basketball legacy from Spain Park High School in Hoover is set to take the floor on Sunday against Mercer. Wiley signed his national letter of intent on November 9th, the same day as Chuma Okeke and Davion Mitchell, which rounded out the nation’s #2 signing class for 2017. With Wiley graduating from High School this December, he
Jared Harper (1) (Photo: Auburn Athletics/Wade Rackley) Auburn Basketball entered Thursday’s match with Coastal Carolina facing adversity of many varieties. A tough loss at the buzzer on Monday, the news of Bryce Brown and Horace Spencer’s arrest, and the pregame news of New Williams’ intent to transfer mid-season. Despite all of that, Auburn played their best game of the young season and defeated Coastal Carolina, 117-72 inside Auburn Arena.
Auburn played a solid first hal