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January 31, 2020

What They’re Saying About Kentucky vs. Auburn

Mrs. Tyler Thompson 5:00pm January 31, 2020 1/31/20

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While we wait on the spread to come out for tomorrow’s game, let’s look at what the pundits and computer models are saying about Kentucky vs. Auburn. ESPN‘s Myron Medcalf, Jeff Borzello, John Gasaway, and Jordan Schultz KenPom: Auburn 72, Kentucky 69 (39% chance of winning) ESPN Matchup Predictor: Auburn Sagarin Predictor: Auburn -2 Sports…

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August 12, 2019

Auburn’s self-imposed recruiting ban might’ve been a lie

Drew Franklin 10:45pm August 12, 2019 8/12/19

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When reports of a self-imposed recruiting ban surfaced out of Auburn last week, it was hard to believe that Bruce Pearl was telling the truth. Pearl’s program “did not conduct recruiting of any kind from September 2017-April 2018,” according to AL.com, a response to assistant coach Chuck Person’s role in the FBI’s investigation into college…

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May 29, 2019

Auburn’s Jared Harper expected to remain in the draft

Mrs. Tyler Thompson 3:00pm May 29, 2019 5/29/19

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Bruce Pearl’s rebuilding job just got a little tougher. Earlier today, Jeff Goodman reported that Jared Harper is expected to remain in the NBA Draft, ending his career as an Auburn Tiger. As a junior, Harper averaged 15.6 points and 5.8 assists. He and Bryce Brown combined for 50 points to lead the Tigers past the…

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April 5, 2019

Is it OK to root for Auburn? Because I am rooting for Auburn.

Drew Franklin 6:00pm April 5, 2019 4/5/19

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As you know, Auburn is in the Final Four, just like we all predicted back in February. Bruce Pearl’s Tigers upset Kansas, North Carolina and then your University of Kentucky Wildcats for a spot in Minneapolis, the first Final Four appearance for both the school and Pearl. I am now rooting for our SEC brethren,…

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March 30, 2019

Bryce Brown “loves” that Auburn gets another shot at Kentucky

Mrs. Tyler Thompson 8:00pm March 30, 2019 3/30/19

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Auburn lost to Kentucky twice this season: by two at home in January and by 27 a month ago in Lexington. As you might expect, the Tigers are licking their chops at the chance to avenge those losses to the Cats, with a spot in the Final Four on the line nonetheless. “Oh yeah. We…

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The secret to Auburn’s winning streak? Hibachi

Mrs. Tyler Thompson 7:00pm March 30, 2019 3/30/19

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Auburn is one of the hottest teams in the country right now, riding an eleven-game winning streak into tomorrow’s game vs. Kentucky in the Elite Eight. What’s the secret to their success? “We are undefeated eating at a Japanese steakhouse out the night before the game,” Bruce Pearl said. “Hibachi style Japanese steakhouses. That’s what…

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February 22, 2019

Auburn hasn’t won at Kentucky since 1988

Drew Franklin 4:06pm February 22, 2019 2/22/19

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Auburn hasn’t had much luck in Rupp Arena, where the Tigers have won only two games ever. The two wins were big ones, though — one when Kentucky was ranked sixth in 1983, the other when Kentucky was No. 1 in 1988 — but not big enough to make up for the 27 losses. It…

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January 22, 2019

Auburn lost again… Is South Carolina for real?

Drew Franklin 9:26pm January 22, 2019 1/22/19

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I know you’re probably here for all things Kentucky-Mississippi State, but it’s worth noting Auburn dropped a second game in a row, this time at South Carolina. The Gamecocks won outright as an 8.5 point home underdog, 80-77. Once considered a threat to win the SEC regular season crown, Bruce Pearl’s Tigers dropped to under…

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January 19, 2019

Takeaways From Kentucky’s Huge Win At Auburn

Drew Franklin 11:00pm January 19, 2019 1/19/19

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Kentucky escaped a rowdy Auburn Arena with arguably its biggest win of the season on Saturday. The entire starting five played well and the Cats controlled the scoreboard for most of the entire game, holding off multiple Auburn comeback attempts, to earn the 82-80 victory over sweaty Bruce Pearl and his Tigers. If there were…

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January 10, 2019

Auburn lost last night, so that’s good

Drew Franklin 10:00am January 10, 2019 1/10/19

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Maybe the old adage, Winning on the road in the SEC isn’t easy, is true after all. Kentucky was reminded of that fun fact last Saturday when the Cats dropped a game at Alabama as a five-point favorite. Then last night, Auburn, another contender for the SEC crown, dropped a game as a four-point favorite…

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