auburn basketball

Auburn to play in 2017 Charleston Classic

AUBURN, Ala. (auburntigers.com) – Auburn basketball will play in the 2017 Gildan Charleston Classic in an eight-team field of Clemson, Dayton, Temple, Hofstra, Indiana State and Old Dominion Nov. 16, 17 and 19 at TD Arena in Charleston, S.C, it was announced on Thursday. It will be televised by the ESPN networks. Both Dayton and Temple reached the NCAA Tournament…

Purifoy scores 17 in 2nd half, Auburn beats Georgia State

AUBURN, Ala. (AP) – Danjel Purifoy and Jared Harper each scored 19 points, Horace Spencer added 12 points and Auburn topped Georgia State 83-65 on Monday night in the opening round of the Cancun Challenge. Auburn (2-0) pulled away in the second half as its shooting, which had been an issue in the first 20 minutes, picked up. They shot…

Auburn hits 13 3-pointers in 83-66 win over North Florida

AUBURN, Ala. (AP) – Bryce Brown scored 19 points, freshman Danjel Purifoy added 14 points and Auburn hit 13 3-pointers in an 83-66 victory over North Florida on Friday night in a season opener for both teams. Freshmen Mustafa Heron and Jared Harper each had 10 points for Auburn. The Tigers used their 3-pointers to pull away early, and their…

Auburn: Every basketball game televised for 3rd straight year

AUBURN, Ala. (auburntigers.com) – Every Auburn basketball game will be televised for the third consecutive season after it was announced Thursday that the Dec. 12 Boston College game in the Under Armour Reunion in New York City’s Madison Square Garden will be televised by FS1 at 5:30 pm CT. South Carolina vs. Seton Hall will be the second game of…

Auburn: basketball signs nation’s No. 2 ranked class

AUBURN, Ala. (auburntigers.com) – Auburn Basketball has signed the No. 2 ranked recruiting class in the nation in consensus five-star Austin Wiley, a 6-foot-11, 255-pound center from Hoover, Ala., and Conrad Academy (Fla.); four-star Davion Mitchell, a 6-foot-1, 185-pound guard from Hinesville, Ga., and Liberty County High School; and four-star Chuma Okeke, a 6-foot-8, 225-pound forward from Atlanta, Ga., and…

Auburn basketball season tickets sold out for 3rd straight year

AUBURN, Ala. (auburntigers.com) – Auburn basketball has sold out of season tickets for the third straight time in 2016-17, all under head coach Bruce Pearl, to continue the school record streak. Prior to Pearl, the only other time the Tigers sold out of season tickets came in the 1999-2000 season. Single-game non-conference tickets are currently on sale as well as…

Auburn to play in prestigious Maui Invitational in 2018

AUBURN, Ala. (auburntigers.com) – For the first time in history, Auburn basketball will play in the prestigious Maui Jim Maui Invitational Nov. 19-21, 2018, at the Lahaina Civic Center, Maui Jim Maui Invitational Tournament Chairman Dave Odom announced Wednesday. America’s premier early season basketball tournament will feature eight Div. I teams for the first time in its 35-year history as…

Auburn Hoops & Halloween Fan Day Oct. 30

AUBURN, Ala. (auburntigers.com) – The Auburn men’s and women’s basketball teams along with head coaches Bruce Pearl and Terri Williams-Flournoy will host the Hoops & Halloween Fan Day Oct. 30 from 3-5 pm CT in Auburn Arena. It will be a Halloween-themed fan fest event with both teams, Aubie, cheerleaders and Tiger Paws with activities, autographs and words from both coaches….

Auburn continues uptempo play in 2nd intrasquad scrimmage

AUBURN, Ala. (auburntigers.com)– Redshirt freshman Danjel Purifoy had 22 points, 6 rebounds, 5 steals and 3 assists while freshman Jared Harper added 18 points on 4-of-9 3-pointers to lead Auburn in its second intrasquad scrimmage on Wednesday. Sophomore Bryce Brown had 16 points and three steals on 2-of-6 treys while freshman Anfernee McLemore notched a double-double with 14 points and…

Auburn hoopsters impress in first practice

AUBURN, Ala. (auburntigers.com) – Auburn basketball had an impressive 90-minute workout in its first practice of the 2016-17 season under third-year coach Bruce Pearl with nine returnees and 10 newcomers in Auburn Arena on Friday. “I want to compliment the NCAA on the rules allowing us to work with them in the summer and the fall,” said Pearl. “It is…