Saturday, May 18 2013 9:21 PM EDT2013-05-19 01:21:31 GMT
The Auburn baseball team, seeded 10th, will face a familiar foe in the first round of next week's Southeastern Conference Tournament as it is set to face seventh-seeded and in-state rival Alabama on TuesdayMore >>
The Auburn baseball team, seeded 10th, will face a familiar foe in the first round of next week's Southeastern Conference Tournament as it is set to face seventh-seeded and in-state rival Alabama on Tuesday at the Hoover Met.More >>
Saturday, May 18 2013 9:19 PM EDT2013-05-19 01:19:43 GMT
Auburn scored eight times in the fourth inning en route to an 11-6 win over No. 11 Arkansas in the regular season finale. With the win Auburn, which won its final three SEC series, two over ranked opponents,More >>
With the win Auburn, which won its final three SEC series, two over ranked opponents, finished the 2013 regular season 33-22, 13-17 SEC while Arkansas finished it 35-19, 18-11 SEC.More >>
Thursday, May 16 2013 11:02 PM EDT2013-05-17 03:02:28 GMT
Conner Kendrick and Terrance Dedrick combined to hold No. 11 Arkansas to just five hits and kept them out of the run column for the entire night as the Auburn baseball team picked up a 3-0 win on ThursdayMore >>
Conner Kendrick and Terrance Dedrick combined to hold No. 11 Arkansas to just five hits and kept them out of the run column for the entire night as the Auburn baseball team picked up a 3-0 win on Thursday in the series opener.More >>
Wednesday, May 15 2013 6:37 PM EDT2013-05-15 22:37:32 GMT
Jerome Seagears, a 6-foot-1, 175-pound rising junior guard who played two seasons at Rutgers, has transferred to Auburn, head coach Tony Barbee announced on Wednesday. Auburn is petitioning to the NCAAMore >>
Jerome Seagears, a 6-foot-1, 175-pound rising junior guard who played two seasons at Rutgers, has transferred to Auburn, head coach Tony Barbeeannounced on Wednesday.More >>
Sunday, May 12 2013 8:06 PM EDT2013-05-13 00:06:53 GMT
Damek Tomscha hit a solo home run to start the fifth and Ryan Tella hit a three-run home run with two down in the sixth as Auburn claimed a 4-1 win at Florida on Sunday afternoon. With the win Auburn wonMore >>
Damek Tomscha hit a solo home run to start the fifth and Ryan Tella hit a three-run home run with two down in the sixth as Auburn claimed a 4-1 win at Florida on Sunday afternoon.More >>
Chris Denson had career-highs of both 24 points and nine rebounds while Rob Chubb added a season-high 18 points with seven boards as Auburn lost a 74-71 overtime heartbreaker in Humphrey Coliseum on Saturday in the regular season finale.
Denson missed a runner from the right baseline for the win the game in regulation, and Frankie Sullivan's game-tying 3-point attempt in overtime missed with six seconds remaining as the Bulldogs pulled out the win.
Fred Thomas' 3-pointer gave the Bulldogs a 71-69 lead with 2:14 left in the extra period. Payne's layup tied it at 71 with an assist from Denson on the back door play with 53.9 seconds to go. Chubb fouled out with 34 seconds left, and Craig Sword gave State the lead for good at 73-71 on a pair of foul shots. Denson's runner on the other end misses from the left baseline, and then Roquez Johnson splits a pair of foul shots with 20 seconds left for the final margin.
After an Auburn time out with 11.8 seconds remaining, Sullivan's 3-point attempt missed with six seconds to go to seal it for Misssissippi State.
"It was a tough loss," said Auburn head coach Tony Barbee. "You have to make shots. You have to make plays. We had our opportunities. We broke down defensively when we needed to get stops. They were tougher than us today, and they got the win.
"Chris got to the basket and not only that, he rebounded the ball well. Chris was doing a lot of everything for us on the floor."
Allen Payne, who finished with nine points and a season-high eight rebounds, drilled a 3-pointer to open the scoring, but Mississippi State scored nine straight points and had a 12-2 run to take a 12-5 lead on Colin Borchert's second trey in the early going. Shaquille Johnson's alley-oop slam and then a Chubb hook ended a 10-2 Auburn run as the Tigers regained the lead at 15-14 with 8:46 left.
The Tigers extended their 17-4 run over seven minutes to lead 22-16 with 4:50 to go, but the Bulldogs ended the half on an 8-2 run to tie it at 24.
Auburn opened the second half by scoring the first four points, but State answers with a 13-6 run to take a 37-34 lead four minutes in. The Tigers scored five points in a second span as Denson had a conventional 3-point play, State threw away the in-bounds pass and then Chubb's layup regained the lead for Auburn at 41-40 with 13:41 remaining.
Sullivan's 3-pointer and Denson's circus and-one gave Auburn a 54-51 lead with 8:58 left, but State hit its fourth 3-poitner of the second half, the second from Tyson Cunningham, to tie it at 54. The game continued to go back and forth as it finished with 17 lead changes and 14 ties.
Another Denson convetional 3-point play gave Auburn a 63-62 lead with 2:13 to play as he scored 14 of the Tigers' last 19 points. Sullivan gave Auburn a 65-62 lead with 28 seconds left, but Borchert drained a 25-foot 3-pointer to tie it at 65 with 17.5 seconds left. Denson's runner from the right baseline fell just short on the final possession of regulation.
Borchert's double-double with 20 points and 13 rebounds led Mississippi State.
State outshot Auburn 41.2 percent to 40.3 percent from the floor, but the Bulldogs were 8-of-17 from 3-point range to 3-of-17 for the Tigers as State made six treys after the half. State was 16-of-29 from the foul line to 12-of-15 for Auburn. The Tigers had a 46-28 edge in paint points.
Auburn fell to 9-22 overall and 3-15 in the SEC while Mississippi State improved to 9-21, 4-14/
Auburn plays Texas A&M on Wednesday at 9 pm CT in the SEC Tournament first round in Nashville's Bridgestone Arena. The winner plays sixth-seeded Missouri in the second round on Thursday at 9 pm.
Thursday, April 25 2013 7:03 AM EDT2013-04-25 11:03:18 GMT
(RNN) - Big guys are likely to be the stars of the show Thursday night when the NFL Draft again airs in primetime on ESPN, live from Radio City Music Hall. Barring unforeseen weirdness - which can neverMore >>
The NFL Draft with all its drama and uncertainty airs live in prime time Thursday night. Luke Joeckel, Manti Te'o, SEC stars and borderline quarterbacks are among this year's mysteries.More >>
Thursday, April 18 2013 8:52 PM EDT2013-04-19 00:52:03 GMT
(RNN) - Spring practice in the SEC climaxes Saturday when five more teams hold their annual spring scrimmages. Interesting fact: So far the biggest attendance at a spring game this season was at KentuckyMore >>
New coaches at Tennessee, Auburn and Arkansas will give us the first glimpse of their teams in Saturday's SEC spring games. Two-time defending national champion Alabama and Mississippi State also give fans a break from the long college football offseason.
Thursday, April 11 2013 7:00 AM EDT2013-04-11 11:00:16 GMT
Many Southeastern Conference football fans will finally get a look at their favorite teams this Saturday, April 13, and several of the annual spring games will be broadcast on TV and on the Web.Texas A&MMore >>
Southeastern Conference fans are beginning to stir as South Carolina, Texas A&M, Ole Miss, Vanderbilt and Kentucky all hold their annual spring football games on Saturday, April 13.More >>
Monday, January 7 2013 6:00 AM EST2013-01-07 11:00:08 GMT
Miami (RNN) - Notre Dame coach Brian Kelly said the team that makes the most mistakes may well win tonight. Not a misprint.He explained that odd statement Sunday at the final news conference before theMore >>
Notre Dame coach Brian Kelly said the team that makes the most mistakes may win tonight. He meant the team that takes the most chances, forces the action and sets the pace. Teams that do that make mistakes. But they cause the other guys to make mistakes, too. More >>
Sunday, January 6 2013 11:52 AM EST2013-01-06 16:52:47 GMT
Alabama head football coach Nick Saban and Notre Dame head football coach Brian Kelly shook hands Sunday morning in front of the Coaches' Trophy, the prize their two teams want to take home Monday night.More >>
Alabama head football coach Nick Saban and Notre Dame head football coach Brian Kelly shook hands Sunday morning in front of the Coaches' Trophy, the prize their two teams want to take home Monday night. More >>