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Auburn’s Cooper and Thor picked in NBA Draft

AUBURN, Ala. – Auburn’s Sharife Cooper and JT Thor both were chosen in the 2021 NBA Draft Thursday night. Thor was selected by the Charlotte Hornets with the 37th overall selection, while Cooper was drafted by the Atlanta Hawks with the No. 48 pick. Following the selections, the Tigers have had four players drafted in the last three seasons under…

Auburn legend Jane B. Moore passes away

AUBURN, Ala.—Dr. Jane B. Moore, perhaps the most influential woman in Auburn Athletics history, has passed away. Auburn’s softball complex was named Jane B. Moore Field in her honor in 2002 and dedicated on April 26, 2003, in recognition of Moore’s service to athletics at Auburn. “For more than 50 years, Dr. Jane Moore made an indelible impact on Auburn…

Tigers tabbed two seed in Tallahassee Regional

AUBURN, Ala. – Postseason bound for the 16th time in program history, the Auburn softball team was selected as the two seed in the Tallahassee Regional hosted by No. 7 Florida State.  Auburn (27-22) will face three-seeded UCF (39-17-1) on Friday, May 21. First pitch is slated for 1 p.m. CT on ESPN2. The host Seminoles (39-10-1) earned the overall 10th seed in…

Auburn introduces Johnnie Harris as new Women’s Basketball Coach

AUBURN, Ala.—Johnnie Harris, a long-time Southeastern Conference assistant and 2018 WBCA National Assistant Coach of the Year, has been named the Auburn women’s head basketball coach, Director of Athletics Allen Greene announced Saturday. Harris, who spent 16 years combined at Arkansas, Texas A&M and Mississippi State, spent the last season as the Associate Head Coach at the University of Texas….

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…