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Women’s NCAA S&D Championships start Wednesday

AUBURN, Ala. (auburntigers.com) – The time is almost here. The 2016 NCAA Women’s Swimming and Diving Championships will begin on Wednesday, March. 23, in Atlanta at the Georgia Tech’s McAuley Aquatic Center. Auburn, which has won five titles in program history,…

Family atmosphere drives Auburn women’s tennis

AUBURN, Ala. (auburntigers.com) – When Lauren Spencer took over as the head coach of Auburn's women’s tennis team in October 2011, the program was coming off of a 5-19 season that included just a single SEC win. Immediately she knew…

Men's Tennis On Road At Florida Friday

AUBURN, Ala. (auburntigers.com) - Auburn hits the road again this weekend, visiting No. 25 Florida for an SEC men's tennis match Friday at 4 p.m. CT at the Alfred A. Ring Tennis Complex in Gainesville. Auburn's tentative singles lineup will…

Tennessee easily beats Auburn 97-59 in SEC tournament opener

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) - Armani Moore scored 22 points, Detrick Mostella added 17 and 12th-seeded Tennessee shot a season-best 59 percent from the field to pummel No. 13 seed Auburn 97-59 Wednesday night in the opening game of the Southeastern…

Andie Dikosavljevic named SEC Player of the Week

AUBURN, Ala. (auburntigers.com) – Auburn women’s tennis player Andie Dikosavljevic has been named SEC Player of the Week, the conference office announced on Wednesday. The sophomore was instrumental in Auburn’s upset wins over No. 14 Texas A&M, a first for…

Lazeroff, Youtsey earn 1-meter spots at NCAA Championships

AUBURN, Ala. (auburntigers.com)– For the second day in a row, Scott Lazeroff and Justin Youtsey have earned spots at the NCAA Championships. Auburn’s diving duo finished second and 10th, respectively, on the 1-meter at the NCAA Zone B Diving Championships…

Georgia Tech beats Auburn 4-1

AUBURN, Ala. (auburntigers.com) –Anfernee Grier doubled to extend his hitting streak to 14 games and Andrew Mitchell allowed just one run in five innings, but Auburn baseball fell to No. 9 Georgia Tech 4-1 on Tuesday at Plainsman Park. “Georgia…

Auburn moves up to No. 11 in the latest ITA Rankings

AUBURN, Ala. (auburntigers.com) – After a pair of upset wins last week, Auburn women’s tennis (14-2) has moved up to a program-best No. 11 in the latest ITA Team Rankings. Auburn also has three players ranked in the ITA singles…

Auburn to make safety and parking changes for 2016 football season

AUBURN, Ala. (auburntigers.com) -- The Auburn Athletics Department will enact changes in accessible parking, Friday gameday parking and the Jordan-Hare Stadium bag policy for the 2016 football season. Accessible Parking Accessible ADA parking will be located in the new VCOM…

No. 8 Auburn gymnasts win at No. 10 Georgia with season's best score

ATHENS, Ga. (auburntigers.com) – Another streak was snapped Friday night as No. 8 Auburn gymnastics beat No. 10 Georgia for the squad's first-ever win in Athens. The Tigers totaled a season-high score in Stegeman Coliseum, defeating the Bulldogs, 197.325-197.275. Auburn's team…

Auburn’s Jordon Granger named to SEC Community Service Team

AUBURN, Ala. (auburntigers.com)– Auburn basketball senior forward Jordon Granger has been named to the 2016 SEC Men’s Basketball Community Service Team, the conference office announced Friday. Granger is very active in community service. The St. Louis, Mo., native visits patients…

Texas A&M Tops Men’s Tennis in SEC Opener

AUBURN, Ala. (auburntigers.com) - Auburn hosted defending conference champion Texas A&M in its SEC opener Friday afternoon, and the Aggies were the victors by a 6-1 score outdoors at the Yarbrough Tennis Center in Auburn. Texas A&M won the first…

Auburn fights hard, falls short to No. 3/2 South Carolina

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. (auburntigers.com)– Brandy Montgomery scored 14 points in the fourth quarter as Auburn surged back late, but the Tigers fell short to No. 3/2 South Carolina 57-48 in the SEC Tournament quarterfinal Friday afternoon. The Tigers (19-12) held South Carolina (29-1)…

Auburn women’s golf heads to Darius Rucker Intercollegiate

AUBURN, Ala. (auburntigers.com) – The Auburn women's golf team continues its spring season this weekend at the Darius Rucker Intercollegiate in Hilton Head Island, S.C. The tournament runs Friday-Sunday at the Long Cove Club's Pete Dye Course (par 71, 6,208 yards)…

Six Tigers qualify for NCAA Indoor Championships

AUBURN, Ala (auburntigers.com) -- Six members of the Auburn track and field team, including five women, have qualified for the 2016 NCAA Indoor Track and Field Championships, the NCAA Division I Men’s and Women’s Track and Field and Cross Country Committee…

Auburn women hold off Missouri 47-45 in SEC second round

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. (AP) - Jazmine Jones led a balanced attack with 10 points and ninth-seeded Auburn held off eighth-seeded Missouri 47-45 in the second round of the SEC Tournament on Thursday. Auburn was holding the 47-45 lead when Brandy Montgomery…

No. 1 Auburn Welcomes No. 3 Texas A&M Saturday

  AUBURN, Ala. (auburntigers.com) – The No. 1 Auburn equestrian team caps its home slate Saturday, March 5, hosting No. 3 Texas A&M in an SEC meet. Competition is set for 1 p.m. at the Auburn University Horse Center. Auburn…

Weather changes Auburn softball plans

AUBURN, Ala. (auburntigers.com) - Expected rains in the area have cancelled Thursday’s game against Auburn and Murray State and altered plans for this week’s action in the Wilson/DeMarini Classic at Jane B. Moore Field. The new weekend schedule is below.…

Andrew Mitchell, Auburn shutout Alabama A&M, 5-0

AUBURN, Ala. (auburntigers.com) – Andrew Mitchell pitched six innings of one-hit ball with eight strikeouts to help Auburn shutout Alabama A&M 5-0 on Wednesday at Plainsman Park. “I thought the shining point—I’m such a pitching guy and I’m always talking…

Auburn equestrian trio earn SEC monthly honors

AUBURN, Ala. (auburntigers.com) – Senior Elizabeth Benson, senior Hannah Loseke and sophomore Alexa Rivard were recognized by the Southeastern Conference Wednesday for their performances in the month of February and were awarded Rider of the Month honors in their respective…

Auburn Basketball to play in 2016 Cancun Challenge

AUBURN, Ala. (auburntigers.com) – Auburn has been selected to play in the 2016 Cancun Challenge along with No. 15/13 Purdue, Texas Tech and Utah State in one of college basketball’s premier destination tournaments, it was announced on Wednesday by Triple…

Tigers lose 2016 home finale to Texas A & M 81-63

AUBURN, Ala. (auburntigers.com) -– Graduate Tyler Harris had a big night in his final game in Auburn Arena with 20 points, eight rebounds and three blocks as Auburn fell to No. 20/18 Texas A&M 81-63 Tuesday on Senior Night. T.J.…

Nulph's 5 RBI leads Auburn to 15-1 win over Alabama A&M

AUBURN, Ala. (auburntigers.com) -- Senior infielder Cody Nulph had a career-high five RBI as Auburn baseball defeated Alabama A&M 15-1 on Tuesday at Plainsman Park. "The hitting got contagious," Auburn head coach Butch Thompson said. "We had a bunch of…

Illinois confirms defensive end's transfer from Auburn

CHAMPAIGN, Ill. (AP) - Illinois has confirmed that defensive end Gimel President is transferring from Auburn to Illinois. Coach Bill Cubit said Tuesday the 6-4, 265-pound graduate transfer will be eligible to play this fall. President played in 25 games…

Auburn/UAB softball game tonight cancelled due to weather

  AUBURN, Ala. (auburn athletics) – The Auburn/UAB softball game scheduled for tonight at 6 p.m. in Birmingham, Ala. has been cancelled due to the threat of inclement weather in the local area. The two teams have a tentatively scheduled…

Malzahn looks ahead as Tigers open spring practices

AUBURN, Ala. (auburntigers.com) --- Opening statement…“Our players and our coaches are extremely excited that it’s the first day of practice. Our guys are ready to get out there and get after it. The spring goals are pretty simple this year –…

Auburn looking for new COO as Benedict bolts for UConn

AUBURN, Ala. (auburntigers.com)– Auburn Chief Operating Officer David Benedict has been named the Director of Athletics at the University of Connecticut, as announced Monday. Benedict came to Auburn in January 2014 following successful stints in administration at the University of Minnesota, Virginia…

AU Football Ticket Priority Renewal Period Closes March 1

AUBURN, Ala. (auburntigers.com)– The deadline for 2016 Auburn football ticket priority renewals and new members is March 1.  With season tickets selling out the past two seasons, joining Tigers Unlimited is the only way for fans to guarantee seats for…

AU's Kasey Cooper named SEC Player of the Week

AUBURN, Ala. (auburntigers.com)– Junior Kasey Cooper has been named the SEC Player of the Week the league office announced Monday afternoon. Cooper provided excellent offensive and defensive production all week for the No. 3 Tigers and helped the team roll…

Auburn gymnasts ranked 8th nationally

AUBURN, Ala. (auburntigers.com)- The Auburn gymnastics team enters the week once again in the eighth spot in the national rankings, holding an RQS score of 196.720. The Tigers (6-5, 3-3 SEC) posted their third-straight 197+ score this past Friday in…

Alabama Men’s Basketball Holds Off Rival Auburn, 65-57

TUSCALOOSA, Ala. – The Alabama men’s basketball team (17-11, 8-8 Southeastern Conference) picked up a crucial 65-57 win over rival Auburn (11-17, 5-11 SEC) on Saturday in front of a sold out crowd inside Coleman Coliseum. The victory avenges the…

No. 8 Auburn Defeats No. 16 Missouri, 197.200-196.625

AUBURN, Ala. (auburntigers.com) – The No. 8 Auburn Gymnastics team defeated No. 16 Missouri 197.200-196.625 Friday in front of 6,243 in Auburn Arena. Senior Catlin Atkinson won all-around honors for third time this season with a 39.625. “It’s really good…

Auburn baseball demolishes Southern, 18-6

AUBURN, Ala. (auburntigers.com)– Jordan Ebert had a career-high five hits with three RBI and three doubles as Auburn baseball demolished Southern University 18-6 on Friday at Plainsman Park. “Ebert, not only is he getting hits, but now some extra base hits…

Tigers' Tra’Cee Tanner named to SEC Community Service Team

AUBURN, Ala. – Auburn senior Tra’Cee Tanner was named to the SEC Community Service Team for women’s basketball, the league announced this week. Tanner, a senior from Birmingham, has spearheaded the Auburn team’s involvement with “Expressions of a BraveHeart,” a…

Auburn women’s tennis upsets No. 11 Oklahoma State

MONTGOMERY, Ala. (auburntigers.com) – Auburn women’s tennis opened up the first round of the Blue Gray National Tennis Classic with a 4-3 win over No. 11 Oklahoma State. “I am so proud of the fight this team gave today,” said…

Softball Tigers notch 5-1 win over Boston College

AUBURN, Ala. – No. 3 Auburn Softball team posted a 5-1 win over Boston College on Thursday evening and improved to 11-1 on the year. The two teams play tomorrow as part of the three-day long Tiger Invitational with first…

Tigers drop home finale to No. 11 Texas A&M

AUBURN, Ala. (auburntigers.com)– Auburn fought to the last minute with No. 11 Texas A&M but came up just short in a 57-49 loss Thursday night at Auburn Arena. In a game that featured eight ties and six lead changes, mostly in…

Auburn Track and Field Readies for SEC Indoor Championships

Fayetteville, Ark.(auburntigers.com) —The Auburn track and field teams will compete at the 2016 Southeastern Conference Indoor Championships this Friday and Saturday at Randal Tyson Track Center on the University of Arkansas campus. Traditionally one of the toughest meets in the…

No. 1 Auburn equestrians host South Carolina Saturday

AUBURN, Ala. (auburntigers.com)– The No. 1 Auburn equestrian team returns to the Auburn University Horse Center Saturday, Feb. 27, for an SEC meet vs. No. 9 South Carolina. The Tigers and Gamecocks face off starting at 1 p.m. CT. Auburn…

Auburn’s Michael Johnson named SEC Golfer of the Week

AUBURN, Ala. (auburntigers.com)– All-SEC senior Michael Johnson has been named SEC Golfer of the Week for the first time of his career after tying the third-lowest 54-hole score in school history at 14-under 66-68-68—202 at the Mobile Sports Authority Intercollegiate…

Auburn survives wild finish, beats Georgia 84-81

AUBURN, Ala. (AP) - TJ Lang scored a career-high 21 points and T.J. Dunans and Bryce Brown made key free throws late to help Auburn survive an 84-81 victory over Georgia on Wednesday night. The Tigers (11-16, 5-10 Southeastern Conference),…

Auburn softball preps for BC, Tiger Invitational

AUBURN, Ala.  (auburntigers.com) ---Auburn Softball returns to action at home this week with a Thursday evening game against Boston College (5:30 p.m.) before hosting the Tiger Invitational Friday through Sunday. Head coach Clint Myers has the Tigers (10-1) entering the…

Auburn gymnasts host Missouri Friday

AUBURN, Ala. – The No. 8 Auburn gymnastics team returns to The Plains for an SEC meet against No. 16 Missouri, Friday, Feb. 26. The two squads square off at 7 p.m. CT and the contest will be broadcast on…

Auburn drops 7-6 game to Sac State in 12 innings

AUBURN, Ala. – Anfernee Grier had two hits with two stolen bases and Niko Buentello had four RBI, but Auburn baseball fell 7-6 in 11 innings in the series finale with Sacramento State on Sunday at Plainsman Park.   “I…

Auburn falls at home to hot-shooting Missouri

AUBURN, Ala. – Janiah McKay and Cabriana Capers scored in double-figures for Auburn, but the Tigers couldn’t overcome a hot-shooting Missouri team in a 69-55 loss Sunday at Auburn Arena.   Auburn (18-9, 8-6 SEC) saw a five-game winning streak…

Cam Newton Campaign

New billboards featuring one of Auburn's most famous faces are popping up across the state as part of a campaign to encourage healthy eating.  The NFL's reigning M-V-P and former Auburn Tigers…

Kodi Burns Named Wide Receiver Coach at Auburn

Former Auburn wide receiver Kodi Burns has been hired as an assistant coach at Auburn, head coach Gus Malzahn announced Monday. Burns will coach wide receivers and serve as co-offensive coordinator.  “I’m really excited to be back home at Auburn,”…

Auburn WR Coach Dameyune Craig Leaving for LSU

AUBURN, AL --- Auburn is losing another assistant coach, and this time he is going to the LSU Tigers. Wide receivers coach Dameyune Craig is leaving to take the same position as LSU. Craig was considered one of Auburn's best recruiters.…

Former Alabama QB: "Newton quit on his team."

The website 247 Sports quotes Greg McElroy:   “I have big issues with the way Cam handled himself, not only on the field but in the post-game as well,” McElroy said. "If you’re going to act like Superman and call…

Hubbs, Tennessee breeze past Auburn 71-45

Robert Hubbs III scored 20 points and Devon Baulkman added 14 to end their personal slumps as Tennessee defeated Auburn 71-45 on Tuesday to hand the Tigers their sixth consecutive loss. Hubbs had totaled 12 points and had shot 4…

Cam Newton wins NFL Most Valuable Player award

By BARRY WILNER AP Pro Football Writer SAN FRANCISCO (AP) - Cam Newton has won The Associated Press NFL Most Valuable Player award in a landslide. The Carolina Panthers' All-Pro quarterback, who will lead his team in Sunday's Super Bowl…

Auburn Football Class of 2016

Auburn – 21 of the nation’s top high school and junior college football players have signed to play for Auburn in 2016, head coach Gus Malzahn announced this afternoon.   Woody Barrett               QB       6-3       225       Winter Garden, FL/West Orange John…

Simmons powers LSU past Auburn, 80-68 with all-around game

Ben Simmons piled up 21 points, 13 rebounds and seven assists to lead LSU to an 80-68 victory over Auburn Tuesday night. LSU (14-8, 7-2 Southeastern Conference) built up a 21-point second-half lead, then handed Auburn (9-12, 3-6) it fourth…

Auburn women top LSU for first SEC road win, 63-53

Senior Cabriana Capers had a career-high 10 points and nine rebounds as Auburn got its first SEC road victory of the season, defeating LSU 63-53 Monday night at the Pete Maravich Assembly Center. Auburn (14-8, 4-5 SEC) overcame a season-high…

Auburn falls at Ole Miss 80-63

Stefan Moody scored 24 points, 22 in the second half, as Mississippi snapped a four-game losing streak Wednesday with an 80-63 win over Auburn. Marcanvis Hymon added 19 points and 10 rebounds for the Rebels, rallying from a 30-29 halftime…

Alabama and Auburn at Senior Bowl 2016

Sports Reporter Ben Bolton speaks with Alabama and Auburn players at the 2016 Senior Bowl. In addition, he speaks with Alabama's Nick Saban, and the Titans' Gus Bradley.

Alabama vs. Auburn Basketball Preview

Alabama and Auburn played twice during the 2014-15 season, with the Crimson Tide sweeping the season series – both wins were by a combined 13 points. Alabama captured a 57-55 win in Tuscaloosa, followed by securing a 79-68 victory in Auburn Arena.

Mo and Longshore Iron Bowl Commentary

Mo Carter and John Longshore discuss Auburn & Alabama's upcoming bowl games, the new coaches in the SEC and Derrick Henry's chances at winning the Heisman Trophy.

Auburn's Defense Dominates 1st Scrimmage

The defense won Auburn's first scrimmage of the preseason Monday, and coach Gus Malzahn said it wasn't even close. "The defense completely dominated the scrimmage," Malzahn said of the 90-play practice in Jordan-Hare Stadium. Malzahn said it was the most dominant performance by a defense "since I've been a head coach." The offense didn't have a touchdown.

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