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Auburn’s Sharife Cooper to declare for NBA Draft

AUBURN, Ala. – Auburn freshman guard Sharife Cooper announced Friday he plans to submit his name for the 2021 NBA Draft and forgo his remaining eligibility. “This past year has been nothing short of special – one of the best years of my life coming here to Auburn and being embraced by something that’s bigger than me. It’s hard to…

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…

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…

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…

Auburn basketball falls to Arkansas late

FAYETTEVILLE, Ark. — — Desi Sills scored 14 of his 22 points in the second half to help Arkansas rally from a 12-point halftime deficit, and then hold on to beat Auburn 75-73 on Wednesday night. Sills scored four straight points during an 18-10 run to give Arkansas a 74-66 lead, its largest of the game coming with 2:40 to…