Monday, December 9 2013 7:46 PM EST2013-12-10 00:46:59 GMT
The rivalry between the Auburn Tigers and Alabama Crimson Tide continues to thrive as each competes for bragging rights, championship wins and big awards.More >>
The rivalry between the Auburn Tigers and Alabama Crimson Tide continues to thrive as each competes for bragging rights, championship wins and big awards. Monday afternoon, the Heisman Foundation announced six finalists for this year's award and on the list are representatives from both schools.More >>
Monday, December 9 2013 6:40 PM EST2013-12-09 23:40:52 GMT
Transcripted provided by Auburn University Athletics Dept.THE MODERATOR: At this time I'd like to introduce the head coach for the No. 1 ranked Florida State Seminoles, Jimbo Fisher. Coach, welcome and congratulationsMore >>
THE MODERATOR: At this time I'd like to introduce the head coach for the No. 1 ranked Florida State Seminoles, Jimbo Fisher. Coach, welcome and congratulations on a terrific regular season and ACC Conference Championship.More >>
Monday, December 9 2013 5:57 PM EST2013-12-09 22:57:00 GMT
The first year head coach of the Auburn Tigers, Gus Malzahn, is one of the eight finalists for the 2013 Eddie Robinson Coach of the Year Award. The Football Writers Association of America, in conjunctionMore >>
The first year head coach of the Auburn Tigers, Gus Malzahn, is one of the eight finalists for the 2013 Eddie Robinson Coach of the Year Award.More >>
Monday, December 9 2013 5:00 PM EST2013-12-09 22:00:30 GMT
As Auburn heads to the national championship game in Pasadena they'll be getting support from all across the state, including many Alabama football fans. If you want a quick pulse check of the AlabamaMore >>
As Auburn heads to the national championship game in Pasadena they'll be getting support from all across the state, including many Alabama football fans.More >>
Monday, December 9 2013 3:57 PM EST2013-12-09 20:57:20 GMT
SEC champion Auburn will play ACC champion Florida State in the VIZIO BCS National Championship Game on Monday, Jan. 6, 2014. The game will be played at Rose Bowl Stadium in Pasadena, Calif., with kickoffMore >>
SEC champion Auburn will play ACC champion Florida State in the VIZIO BCS National Championship Game on Monday, Jan. 6, 2014. Here is information on how to obtain tickets. More >>
NASSAU, The Bahamas -
The Auburn basketball team closed out its summer tour of The Bahamas with an
88-60 win over the Bahamas All-Stars in the Bahamas Basketball Federation
Summer of Thunder Tournament on Thursday. KT Harrell led Auburn with 21 points
while Chris Denson added 19. Asauhn Dixon-Tatum worked the boards for nine
rebounds on the night.
thought our defensive intensity and our defensive IQ was a little bit better
tonight," Auburn head coach Tony Barbee said. "We thought ahead, we were a
little more alert and a little more aware. Obviously offensively we didn't
shoot it quite as well but we didn't settle, we made plays for each other."
never trailed in the game, taking a 13-point lead (26-13) after the first
quarter, a 17-point lead at the half (41-24) and a 24-point lead after the
third quarter (66-42) before finishing up by 28.
did most of his damage in the second half, scoring 13 points after
intermission. The junior guard finished with three three-pointers on the night
while freshman Dion Wade hit two threes.
felt good to just go out there and do what I do and be a leader offensively,"
Harrell said, "I am an all-around player, it's not all about scoring. I try and
do everything I can to help the team win. Tonight I was definitely an offensive
threat and it felt good."
scoring attack was a balanced one. After Denson's 19, the next highest scorer
was Tahj Shamsid-Deen, who had nine points, while Allen Payne joined Wade with
Matthew Atewe and Benas Griciunas also had big nights on the boards, each
grabbing six rounds.
were strong on the perimeter," Barbee said. "We have guys that can make shots,
guys that can make plays. Our big guys were really productive too on the
glass. I think we have a good combination of big guys, guards and wings.
We have depth, good length and we have a chance to play a variety of different
the summer practice schedule now complete, Barbee and the team has used its
extra practice time to continue to bond.
summer has been really good for us," Harrell said. "As a team we have gotten so
much closer. This has been the best summer that I have been a part of as far as
camaraderie and how close we have gotten. This trip has helped us a lot.
Practice has been great, we have gotten better execution-wise. Everyone knows
what we are planning to do and our identity so this has been really good."
so than winning the two games it was the process of really laying the
foundation for this program," Barbee said. "This summer was huge, it was the
best summer we have had since I have been at Auburn in terms of the production
we have gotten out of everyone individually and how they have worked
collectively. We have really become a family."
Friday, December 6 2013 1:35 PM EST2013-12-06 18:35:45 GMT
(RNN) - As the curtain falls on the BCS era, the college football championship picture is, as usual, a colossal mess. But change is in the wind and relief is in sight. Sort of. Next year the championshipMore >>
This will be the last year for the much-criticized Bowl Championship Series, which has produced college football national championship games since 1998. The new College Football Playoff will be just as controversial, but much, much more lucrative. Here's a look at what the future holds.More >>