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Team: Auburn Tigers
League: SEC NCAA
Home Games: Auburn Arena
Head Coach: Bruce Pearl
SEC Championships: Three (1960, 1999, 2018)
All-Time Greats: Charles Barkley, Wes Flanigan, Mike Mitchell, Rex Frederick, Chris Porter
Auburn Tigers Basketball TicketsThe Auburn Tigers' basketball team has been a dominant force on the court since their inaugural season in 1906 as the Alabama Polytechnic Institute Tigers. It is an original member of the Southeastern Conference, which formed in 1933, and it has a storied history with many noteworthy achievements. The Tigers earned their first SEC title in 1960 with the team that was called "Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs" because of Coach Joel Eaves' white hair and his shorter-than-average players. During its time on the court, the Tigers team has won the right to play in the National Collegiate Athletic Association Basketball Tournament 10 times as of 2019. It also made the NCAA Final Four in 2019, the first such appearance for any school in Alabama. To see this exciting court action up close and personal, grab your Auburn Tigers basketball tickets at StubHub.
Who is the head coach for the Tigers?Bruce Pearl has been the head coach of the Tigers since 2014. During his first five years at the helm, Pearl coached the Tigers to 100 winning games, multiple NCAA Tournament spots, two SEC championships and the Tigers' first appearance in the Final Four. In his time as a coach, Pearl has led his teams to the NCAA tournament 19 times. Pearl is also second among current SEC coaches in winning percentages. As of 2019, Pearl is the 11th coach in the SEC to earn four conference titles over a 10-year span.
What were the top Auburn Tigers' games for the 2018/2019 season?The Auburn Tigers had a fantastic year for the 2018-2019 season, with the Tigers winning their second SEC tournament and advancing to the NCAA Final Four. Auburn’s overall win-loss record for the season was 30-10. They won the SEC tournament with a decisive 84-64 win against Tennessee. During the NCAA tournament, the team beat New Mexico State by one point, won against Kansas 89-75, beat North Carolina 97-80 and conquered Kentucky with an overtime score of 77-71. The Tigers team then advanced to the Final Four, where it lost to Virginia 63-62 in its first match.
Where do the Auburn Tigers play?The Auburn Tigers' games take place at the Auburn Arena, which seats 9,121 and opened in 2010. Auburn Arena was built at a cost of $86 million and replaced the Beard-Eaves Memorial Coliseum. The furthest seat in the arena is only 43 feet from the court. Two-thirds of the seats are less than 27 feet above the court. Students have their own lobby, concessions and entrance area. The Arena has a team store, three elevators, six concession areas and 94 HD monitors. There are also customer service kiosks on all levels.
What conference do the Auburn Tigers play in?The Tigers' team is part of the Southeastern Conference and is an original member of this conference that was instituted in 1933. Auburn is currently in the Western division of the SEC.
Who were some notable past basketball players at Auburn?Wes Flanigan was a two-time All-SEC selection and led the SEC in assists in his junior season. Rex Frederick is an Alabama Sports Hall of Fame member and was a three-time All-SEC selection. He ranks first in rebounding. Charles Barkley led Auburn to its first NCAA Tournament in 1983-84 and went on to play 16 years in the NBA. Barkley was inducted into the Naismith Basketball Hall of Fame in 2006. The late Mike Mitchell made the All-SEC team each of the four years he played at Auburn, and he later played for 10 years in the NBA.
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