AUBURN, Ala. (AP) — The Auburn Tigers debuted their new look, minus the stars that led them to the program's first Final Four and also without the barrage of 3-pointers.
AUBURN, Ala. (AP) — The Auburn Tigers will rely on a new cast of leading men this year as they try to maintain the momentum coming off their first Final Four run.
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Virginia lost its poise in a monumental first-round loss a year ago and appeared to be in trouble again Saturday night.
A 10-point lead against Auburn, gone in a flash of...
KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — The confetti was still swirling around Auburn coach Bruce Pearl when he gazed over a team headed to the first Final Four in school history and declared, "This one was for...
Auburn earned its second trip to the Elite Eight by coasting to a to a 97-80 victory over the No. 1 seed in the Midwest Region. The trigger-happy Tigers overcame an early deficit with a...
The Latest on the second round of the NCAA Tournament (all times Eastern):
Auburn is going back to the Sweet 16 for the first time since 2003.
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — The Auburn Tigers are taking home their first Southeastern Conference Tournament championship since 1985 and aren't satisfied.
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Auburn guard Bryce Brown had to wait until his senior season to experience a victory at the Southeastern Conference Tournament.
No. 12 seed Missouri (15-16, 6-13) vs. No. 5 seed Auburn (22-9, 11-7)
Southeastern Conference Tourney Second Round, Bridgestone Arena, Nashville, Tennessee; Thursday, 2:30 p.m....
No. 5 Tennessee (27-3, 15-2) vs. Auburn (21-9, 10-7)
Auburn Arena, Auburn, Alabama; Saturday, 12 a.m. EST
BOTTOM LINE: No. 5 Tennessee looks to give Auburn its seventh straight loss to...
Auburn (20-9, 9-7) vs. Alabama (17-12, 8-8)
Coleman Coliseum, Tuscaloosa, Alabama; Tuesday, 9 p.m. EST
BOTTOM LINE: Alabama seeks revenge on Auburn after dropping the first matchup in...
AUBURN, Ala. (AP) — Bryce Brown took one dribble from the corner nearest his bench, rose up and buried a 3-pointer, all but icing a massive win for Auburn's NCAA Tournament...
Mississippi State (21-7, 9-6) vs. Auburn (19-9, 8-7)
Auburn Arena, Auburn, Alabama; Saturday, 4 p.m. EST
BOTTOM LINE: Mississippi State looks for its sixth straight conference win...
Auburn (18-9, 7-7) vs. Georgia (10-17, 1-13)
Stegeman Coliseum, Athens, Georgia; Wednesday, 9 p.m. EST
BOTTOM LINE: Auburn looks to extend Georgia's conference losing streak to 13...
AUBURN, Ala. (AP) — The Auburn Tigers buried Arkansas under an early avalanche of 3-pointers, and the Razorbacks never came close to climbing out.
AUBURN, Ala. (AP) — Bryce Brown scored 14 points and Auburn beat Florida 76-62 on Tuesday night for its first win at home in the series since 1999, snapping an 11-game overall losing streak against the Gators.
Florida had won 21 of the last 22 matchups in the series.
AUBURN, Ala. (AP) — The Auburn Tigers fell from the Top 25, then started playing like they belonged again.
Bryce Brown scored 23 points, Jared Harper had 19 and Auburn beat rival Alabama 84-63 on Saturday night to punctuate a big week.
The Tigers (15-6, 4-4 Southeastern Conference) picked up their second straight lopsided win after dropping from the Top 25 for the first time this season.
AUBURN, Ala. (AP) — Samir Doughty made a quick 3-pointer to start the second half, Bryce Brown hit two more and Auburn was soaring again.
Jared Harper scored 16 points while Chuma Okeke and Brown each had 14 to help Auburn snap a three-game losing streak with a 92-58 rout of Missouri Wednesday night.
"These last few games we came out the second half lackadaisical, so those 3-balls really got us going," Okeke said.
AUBURN, Ala. (AP) — Tyler Herro and the Kentucky Wildcats didn't flinch when their seemingly comfortable lead was wiped out.
Faced with a hostile crowd and No. 12 Auburn's red-hot Bryce Brown, the 14th-ranked Wildcats survived a big comeback attempt in an 82-80 win on Saturday.
Herro scored 10 points in the final 5:23 and made two free throws with 24 seconds left, then Immanuel Quickley added another.
COLLEGE STATION, Texas (AP) — Auburn guard Bryce Brown said he fired up a couple of long-range shots Wednesday night that likely had his coaches "shaking their heads."
"But when I make it, they don't tend to be mad about it," Brown said with a smile.
He made plenty against Texas A&M and scored all but two of his 22 points in the first half as No. 14 Auburn cruised to an 85-66 victory.
AUBURN, Ala. (AP) — The Auburn Tigers collected steals, turnovers and fast-break points and generally just had a good time.
The 12th-ranked Tigers (11-2) turned a smothering defensive performance into a 95-49 victory over North Florida on Saturday while getting 18 points and five 3-pointers from Bryce Brown.
They forced 33 turnovers and racked up 20 steals in their final nonconference tuneup before Southeastern Conference play.
AUBURN, Ala. (AP) — Bryce Brown didn't want to take all the credit for his flurry of 3-pointers to end the first half.
Brown scored a career-high 34 points and made six 3s to lead No. 8 Auburn to an 82-72 victory over Dayton on Saturday night.
He got into a groove late in the first half, making four straight 3s over the final 2:29 to give the Tigers a 51-32 lead. Brown even listed those who fed him the ball on the first three shots, Chuma Okeke, Samir Doughty and Jared Harper.
AUBURN, Ala. (AP) — Auburn wanted to pounce on Saint Peter's early and did just that.
Anfernee McLemore and Bryce Brown each scored 19 points to lead No. 8 Auburn to a 99-49 rout of the Peacocks on Wednesday night.
The Tigers (6-1) scored the game's first 13 points and led by as many as 32 before halftime over Saint Peter's (1-5), which has lost five straight.
LAHAINA, Hawaii (AP) — The Latest on the Maui Invitational (all times local):
Bryce Brown scored 19 points, Malik Dunbar added 15 and No. 8 Auburn pulled away from Arizona to win the Maui Invitational third-place game 73-57 Wednesday night.
AUBURN, Ala. (AP) — The Auburn Tigers had a perfect response when a lopsided game suddenly got close: Don't let the other team score.
Austin Wiley scored 18 points and No. 9 Auburn scored 35 consecutive points during a second-half stretch in a 103-52 victory over Mississippi College on Wednesday night.
Bryce Brown added 16 points for the Tigers (3-0), who went on a scoring tear of dunks, 3-pointers and fast-break baskets after the Division II Choctaws (1-2) briefly closed the gap.
AUBURN, Ala. (AP) — The Auburn Tigers gave a sellout crowd plenty to cheer, from a huge early lead over a ranked nonconference team, to the return of Austin Wiley to the court, to a lopsided victory.
Chuma Okeke had 19 points and 10 rebounds and Samir Doughty scored 18 to lead No. 11 Auburn to an 88-66 victory over No. 25 Washington on Friday night.
The Tigers (2-0) raced to an 18-point halftime lead and pushed it to 30 in their first home win over a ranked nonconference team in nearly 48 years.
AUBURN, Ala. (AP) — No. 11 Auburn opens the season with every reason for sunny optimism instead of last year's dark cloud of concern.
Not only do star guards Bryce Brown and Jared Harper return but so do 6-foot-11 center Austin Wiley and forward Danjel Purifoy, both of whom were forced to sit out last season for NCAA rules violations .
PHOENIX (AP) — The deadline for college players to withdraw from the NBA draft has a widespread impact, from the individuals involved to their families to the teams who may select them in June.
The decisions made on or just before Wednesday's deadline also will have a lasting effect on the 2018-19 college basketball season. Teams losing key players will have to find replacements, possibly ending up in rebuilding mode. Teams who get their stars back will be eyeing NCAA Tournament runs.
AUBURN, Ala. (AP) — Auburn center Austin Wiley, point guard Jared Harper and shooting guard Bryce Brown are returning to school after exploring their NBA draft prospects.
All three announced their decisions Tuesday, a day before the deadline for underclassmen who haven't hired an agent to withdraw.
AUBURN, Ala. (AP) — Guard Bryce Brown has joined a list of Auburn players considering entering the NBA draft.
The first-team All-Southeastern Conference performer announced his decision to go through the evaluation process Wednesday, but says he's not planning to hire an agent. He has until June 11 to withdraw from the draft.
SAN DIEGO (AP) — No. 4 seed Auburn (26-7) vs. No. 5 Clemson (24-9).
Second Round, Midwest Region, San Diego; Sunday; tip approximately 7:10 p.m. EDT.
FOOTBALL COUNTRY: This matchup would really stand out on the gridiron in autumn, but it's going to be played at San Diego State's Viejas Arena in the second round of the NCAA Tournament.
AUBURN, Ala. (AP) — Auburn has found another source of motivation.
The 16th-ranked Tigers carry the top seed — and perhaps the biggest chip —on their shoulders into the Southeastern Conference Tournament, facing the Alabama-Texas A&M winner on Friday in St. Louis.
KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Georgia forward Yante Maten is the Associated Press' Southeastern Conference men's basketball player of the year.
Maten and Tennessee forward Grant Williams were unanimous first-team picks on the all-SEC team announced Tuesday. Tennessee's Rick Barnes was named coach of the year and Alabama freshman guard Collin Sexton was selected as newcomer of the year by the 15-person media panel.
BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (AP) — SEC coaches have selected Tennessee forward Grant Williams is the Southeastern Conference player of the year and Volunteers coach Rick Barnes is the coach of the year.
The coaches also named Alabama's Collin Sexton and Kentucky's Kevin Knox as co-freshmen of the year. South Carolina's Chris Silva and Texas A&M's Robert Williams were co-defensive players of the year.
AUBURN, Ala. (AP) — Confetti and Bryce Brown 3-pointers rained down at Auburn Arena.
Brown scored 29 points, making eight 3-pointers, and No. 14 Auburn claimed a share of the Southeastern Conference title with a 79-70 comeback victory over South Carolina on Saturday.
AUBURN, Ala. (AP) — No. 10 Auburn remains on the path toward a potential Southeastern Conference title and Kentucky is still mired in a slump.
It has more commonly been the other way around.
Bryce Brown returned from a shoulder injury to score 18 points and make four 3-pointers in leading the Tigers to a 76-66 victory over the struggling Wildcats on Wednesday night.
ATHENS, Ga. (AP) — Auburn's commitment to hard work provided yet another road win — even without top scorer Bryce Brown.
Jared Harper matched his career high by scoring 24 points and No. 8 Auburn showed impressive depth by beating Georgia 78-61 on Saturday to protect their lead in the Southeastern Conference.
Auburn (22-3, 10-2 SEC) improved to 5-1 in conference road games.
Mustapha Heron, who had 19 points, said the Tigers can negate another team's home-court advantage.
AUBURN, Ala. (AP) — Jared Harper came out firing away against Vanderbilt, draining a few early 3-pointers.
In the second half, No. 8 Auburn's point guard found a different way to take over the game. Time after time, he dished it off to first Mustapha Heron and then Bryce Brown for big scoring surges in last Saturday's win.
AUBURN, Ala. (AP) — Bryce Brown and Mustapha Heron alternated taking over the game for Auburn.
Jared Harper kept feeding them the ball.
Brown scored 25 points, Heron had 23 and Harper dished out 14 assists to lead the hot-shooting 11th-ranked Tigers to a 93-81 win over Vanderbilt on Saturday night.
"It's a feeling type of thing," Heron said. "I think we've got a team that everybody can heat it up. It doesn't really matter who it is.
OXFORD, Miss. (AP) — Auburn was struggling to put away a mediocre Mississippi team in the second half when Bryce Brown made a crucial 3-pointer to give the Tigers a little separation.
The smooth-shooting junior was just getting started.
Brown made several crucial shots down the stretch, scoring 19 of his 23 points in the second half to lead No. 11 Auburn over Ole Miss 79-70 on Tuesday night.
AUBURN, Ala. (AP) — After coming out flat in its previous two home games, Auburn gave the crowd plenty to cheer about right from the start Saturday.
Mustapha Heron had 21 points on 8-for-10 shooting as No. 19 Auburn cruised to a 95-70 win over LSU, maintaining sole possession of first place in the Southeastern Conference.
Bryce Brown scored 15 points and DeSean Murray had 18 points and eight rebounds for Auburn (19-2, 7-1 SEC). Heron also grabbed eight boards.