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After big lead withers away, Alabama downs MSU in final minute

TUSCALOOSA — Once again, its leading scorer and star attraction sat on the bench.

And, once again, Alabama’s red-hot men’s basketball team hardly missed a beat, scoring 16 of the game’s first 19 points and holding off a late surge by Mississippi State to win 68-62 Saturday evening at Coleman Coliseum. 587 more words

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Furious second half rally lifts No. 17 Auburn to 79-65 win over Georgia

AUBURN — Auburn eliminated a lackluster and poorly executed first 20 minutes with arguably its best seven-minute run coming out of the locker room.

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New Auburn athletics director Allen Greene faces most awkward situation in college sports

AUBURN, Ala. — The young, telegenic athletics director walked into the auditorium with his wife and three children, the youngest of whom was celebrating her sixth birthday by smiling and waving for a crowd that was there to see her dad. 1,301 more words

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Pearl likely to have honest chat with guards after loss at Alabama

AUBURN — After being left alone on the bus ride back to their hotel in Tuscaloosa, Auburn players might hear it from their coach over the next few days. 604 more words

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John Petty's hot shooting halts Auburn’s 14-game winning streak

Bruce Pearl’s earlier declaration on his team’s margin for error is correct – when Auburn plays poorly, it loses.

The nation’s longest winning streak ended at 14 in a row as Auburn (No. 472 more words

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Alabama basketball: Johnson doesn't view Auburn as underdogs

TUSCALOOSA — Though one man once thought such communication was taboo, Bruce Pearl and Avery Johnson do speak.

“I know we’re not supposed to be friends — and we really aren’t,” Johnson said Tuesday, “but we have a cordial relationship.” 1,018 more words

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Auburn sits atop SEC after come-from-behind 76-68 win at Mississippi State

STARKVILLE, Miss. — The leader of the Southeastern Conference and the nation’s longest active winning streak both reside in Auburn.

Following a 76-68 win at Mississippi State on Saturday afternoon, Auburn is the final unbeaten team in league play and sits atop the conference standings for the first time since the SEC went away from divisions in the 2011-12 season. 664 more words

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