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Auburn falls to Florida without Cooper

AUBURN, Ala. (AP) — Tre Mann scored 19 points _ 16 in the first half _ grabbed 13 rebounds and Florida overwhelmed Auburn 74-57.Absent Sharife Cooper’s 20.2 points per game average due to an injured ankle announced before tipoff, Auburn missed 16 of 23-shot attempts in the first half and Florida led 44-22 at intermission. Auburn’s Jamal Johnson buried a…

Thomas scores 27 as hot-shooting LSU scorches Auburn 104-80

BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) — Cameron Thomas, the reigning Southeastern Conference Freshman of the Week, scored 27 points, his 15th 20-point game of the season, and LSU pasted Auburn 104-80. Thomas was 7-of-16 shooting with three 3-pointers and made 10 of 11 free throws to lead five LSU players in double-figure scoring. Trendon Watford scored 18 with 11 rebounds, Darius…

UCF hires former Auburn coach Gus Malzahn to lead Knights

Central Florida has hired Gus Malzahn to be the Knights’ coach a little more than two months after he was fired by Auburn. Malzahn was 68-35 in eight years with the Tigers, never having a losing season and going 39-27 in the SEC. UCF lost both its athletic director and football coach to Tennessee last month. UCF hired Terry Mohajir…

UCF close to hiring ex-Auburn coach Malzahn

Central Florida is close to a deal to make former Auburn coach Gus Malzahn the Knights’ next head coach. A person with knowledge of the situation tells The Associated Press that UCF and Malzahn are finalizing an agreement that would bring him to the school a little more than two months after he was fired by Auburn. Malzahn was 68-35…

Auburn falls to Kentucky 82-80

LEXINGTON, Ky. (AP) — Isaiah Jackson scored a career-high 18 points and added 11 rebounds, Brandon Boston Jr. made five 3-pointers and scored 17 points and Kentucky edged Auburn 82-80 to end a four-game losing streak. Kentucky trailed the entire first half, built a 14-point lead early in the second and saw Auburn rally to tie before Davion Mintz snapped…

Auburn holds off struggling Vanderbilt

NASHVILLE, Tenn. — — Sharife Cooper and Jamal Johnson scored 19 points apiece and Auburn held off Vanderbilt with a 73-67 win on Tuesday night. Cooper scored 18 of his 19 in the second half in 14 minutes and finished 10 for 11 from the foul line altogether. Devan Cambridge’s 3-pointer with 13:08 to play gave Auburn a 40-38 lead…

Shuler scores with 0.2 left in OT, gets Ole Miss past Auburn

AUBURN, Ala. (AP) — Devontae Shuler hit a step-back jumper from inside the center of the arc with 0.2 seconds left in overtime, and Mississippi overcame a 14-point, second-half deficit to beat Auburn 86-84. Romello White, a graduate transfer from Arizona State, scored a career-high 30 points with 10 rebounds and blocked four shots for Ole Miss (10-8, 5-6 Southeastern…

Alabama solidifies top Draft Class, Auburn adds several including Carver’s Gaston

TUSCALOOSA, Ala. – Alabama football announced the addition of Terrion Arnold and Camar Wheaton to its 2021 recruiting class during the February signing period on Wednesday. The two players join the Crimson Tide’s 25 student-athletes from the early signing period in December to bring Alabama’s total to 27 in the 2021 class. Alabama’s 2021 signing class ranks No. 1 nationally…

Auburn falls to Georgia at home

AUBURN, Ala. — — Ty Fagan scored 16 points shooting 7 for 10, Toumani Camara scored 15 points and grabbed 12 rebounds and Georgia held off Auburn in a 91-86 win on Tuesday night. Camara’s layup with 2:11 left put Georgia (11-6, 4-6 Southeastern Conference) up 80-71 before Devan Cambridge responded with a quick 3-pointer for Auburn. Sahvir Wheeler made…

No. 2 Baylor still undefeated after 84-72 win over Auburn

WACO, Texas (AP) — Davion Mitchell had 13 points and seven assists against his former team, and No. 2 Baylor stayed undefeated with an 84-72 win over Auburn in the Big 12/SEC Challenge. The Bears are 16-0. Mitchell swished a 3-pointer with 11 1/2 minutes left to extend Baylor’s lead to 59-43, getting the pass from Jared Butler and making…