Auburn was one of how many of 353 teams still competing for a national title, Malik? Terrell Brown steps to the free throw line. A 77 percent shooter, Brown will take three shots after being fouled on a three-point attempt with 1.1 seconds remaining, his New Mexico State team trailing Auburn 78-76 in the first round of the NCAA Tournament. If he hits all three, the Aggies … [Read more...] about Auburn Basketball and the Tournament of Otherwise
Choosing "#UnfinishedBusiness" as the official hashtag-slash-motto for Bruce Pearl's 2018-2019 Auburn Tigers had to come easily. Yes, the Tigers' 2017-2018 was an unforgettable, unequivocal triumph, one of the best seasons in school history. No, their one-and-done SEC Tournament exit at the hands of Alabama and 2nd-round NCAA Tournament humiliation at the hands of Clemson … [Read more...] about Hashtag Blessed
That Q1 record is a doozy It's been the same damn thing all damn season, except for the part that's different. If they'd only shot a little better against Duke. If they'd only shot at all against NC State. If only Harper's shot had gone down against Kentucky. If only they hadn't been so bleeping sloppy with the ball against Mississippi State. What makes … [Read more...] about February 3rd now, please (On Auburn basketball, after LSU)
On Dec. 19, 2018, Bruce Pearl's Auburn men's basketball team traveled to NC State and lost to the host Wolfpack, 78-71. Three days later, they would return home to down Murray State, 93-88. Also, a movie ticket cost a dime and everyone was doing a new dance called the Happy Rabbit. Now here we are, eons later, in the wild future: it's the year 2019, where movie tickets cost … [Read more...] about Let’s talk about Auburn basketball!
Ultimately, it's about Jeremy Johnson. Right? If you believe that Johnson's two-year tenure as Auburn's part-time starting quarterback was no one-off fluke, but an accurate indication of Gus Malzahn's future ability to recruit and groom his No. 1 signal-callers -- and his inability to avoid an accompanying offensive implosion -- then OK, sure, it makes sense to think … [Read more...] about The 2018 Auburn Tigers, and the end of referendums