The bartender at the Embassy Suites Downtown St. Louis told me the game wasn’t over, but I wasn’t much inclined to listen. He hadn’t been paying attention. He was just making sports small talk. No, the game wasn’t technically over, but I’ve watched enough Auburn football to know it was over in ways other than […]
Auburn basketball has never won a national title. One day, I believe, it will be 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 didn’t […]
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. […]
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, […]