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Bruce Pearl, Auburn basketball featured on this week’s episode of “The Bachelor”

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As Kentucky tries to finish out the regular season on top of the SEC and take home the conference title, the Auburn Tigers are spending their time on the hit ABC show, “The Bachelor.”

On Monday evening, show contestant Madison Prewett – an Auburn native and AU alumna – earned the opportunity to take this season’s bachelor Peter Weber back to her hometown for a date after receiving a rose last week.

Prewett, who is actually the daughter of Auburn basketball Director of Operations Chad Prewett, decided to take Weber on a tour of the basketball facilities and participate in some on-court activities at Auburn Arena with none other than Bruce Pearl.

The end result? Prewett showed off her impressive skills, while Weber slightly embarrassed himself trying to dribble two basketballs at the same time.

With the cameras in his face, Pearl used the opportunity to poke fun at this season’s bachelor.

“This happens in camps all the time,” Pearl said. “Of course, they’re six or seven years old, but that’s okay. Don’t worry about it.”

Take a look:

Meanwhile, Prewett, a four-time high school state champion, proved on multiple occasions that she can get buckets.

According to a report by the actually took place the weekend of Oct. 27 when the Auburn football team was on the road playing against LSU in Baton Rouge, Louisiana. The episode is just now airing four months later.

Here were the official details of the contract, courtesy of the Montgomery Adviser:

  • Auburn agreed to allow NZK to film the exterior and interior of any of any agreed-upon buildings or signs and acknowledged that NZK owns all rights to those recordings. Those agreed-upon buildings included the interior of Auburn Arena, the arena locker room and “appropriate outdoor campus space.”
  • Auburn also allowed NZK “the irrevocable right and license to photograph, reproduce, transmit, telecast and otherwise use” Auburn University logos and other marks in Auburn Arena, as well as logos and other marks associated with licensed Auburn apparel, including mascot “Aubie the Tiger.”
  • NZK is allowed to use those recordings “throughout the university in perpetuity in one or more programs, in any manner and in any media, whether now known or later developed.”
  • NZK was permitted to move or replace any furnishings inside the buildings it shot footage in, but the contract expressly stated that it must return all furnishings to their original locations at the conclusion of filming.
  • Auburn had to acknowledge that NZK was not obligated to use any of the footage shot on campus.
  • Greene had to agree that he would “keep in strictest confidence and shall not disclose to any third part at any time (i.e. prior to, during, or after the taping or exhibition of any episode of the Program) any information or materials of any kind, including without limitation, any information or materials concerning or relating to NZK or any other person or entity involved in any manner with the Program or concerning or relating to the program that I read, hear or otherwise acquire or learn.”

Would fans wants John Calipari and the Kentucky basketball program featured in a future season?

Article written by Jack Pilgrim

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1 Comment for Bruce Pearl, Auburn basketball featured on this week’s episode of “The Bachelor”



  1. BigBlueFoo42777
    1:07 pm February 18, 2020 Permalink

    No. Cal does need to take over ESPN again soon. That seemed to really upset the big blue haters.