Jalen Milroe, No. 8 Alabama pose daunting task for Auburn

No. 8 Alabama will look to remain in the College Football Playoff hunt when it hits the road to take on rival Auburn in the Iron Bowl on Saturday afternoon. Behind three touchdown passes from Jalen Milroe and a combined five rushing scores, the Crimson Tide (10-1, 7-0 SEC) trounced FCS opponent Chattanooga 66-10 to earn its ninth win in a row. Milroe has thrown for three touchdowns in consecutive games, boosting his total to

Auburn and red-hot Johni Broome host Alabama A&M

With a tournament title already on their resume, the Auburn Tigers carry plenty of confidence when they host Alabama A&M on Tuesday night in Auburn, Ala. Coach Bruce Pearl’s Tigers (3-1) were victorious in the Legends Classic in Brooklyn, N.Y., for the second time in four years, winning 77-60 over St. Bonaventure in the championship game on Friday night. While the squad’s overall dominance stood out, so did the individual performance of Johni Broome. He

Auburn, St. Bonaventure clash for Legends Classic title

St. Bonaventure, the only non-power-conference team in the Legends Classic, will play for the championship on Friday night in New York. After knocking off Oklahoma State 66-64 on Thursday, the Bonnies will face off with Auburn for the title. The Bonnies (2-1) scored eight of the game’s final 10 points to edge the Cowboys. St. Bonaventure got 17 points and five rebounds from Mika Adams-Woods, 13 points and seven rebounds by Assa Essamvous and 10

Struggling Auburn, Notre Dame meet in Legends Classic

Maintaining a high energy level has been an issue for the Auburn and Notre Dame basketball teams in the young season. Perhaps the marquee stage of the annual Legends Classic will lead to more spirited performances for the Tigers and Fighting Irish on Thursday night when they meet at the Brooklyn Nets’ home arena in New York. Auburn and Notre Dame enter the first all-time meeting between the two with matching 1-1 records. However, neither

Before Iron Bowl, Auburn not overlooking New Mexico State

Two bowl-eligible teams riding win streaks will meet when New Mexico State visits Auburn on Saturday afternoon. The Aggies (8-3, 6-1 Conference USA) have won six straight and seven of eight behind dynamic dual-threat quarterback Diego Pavia and a scrappy defense. Pavia has passed for 2,257 yards and 19 touchdowns with just six interceptions and has rushed for a team-high 703 yards and five scores through 11 games. In last week’s 38-29 win over Western

Auburn takes on SE Louisiana in home opener

The Auburn Tigers look to secure their first win of the season when they play host to Southeastern Louisiana on Friday night. The Tigers lost 88-82 to No. 20 Baylor on Tuesday in their season opener, which was played in South Dakota. Despite the loss, it was a promising start for highly touted freshman point guard Aden Holloway, who poured in 19 points on 6-of-15 shooting. He hit four 3-pointers and also dished out six

Arkansas, Auburn meet as offenses appear settled

Two teams mired toward the bottom of the SEC West standings will meet when Auburn hits the road Saturday to take on Arkansas at Fayetteville, Ark. Auburn (5-4, 2-4 SEC) is fifth in the conference’s West standings behind Texas A&M, but the Tigers are one win away from bowl eligibility after knocking off Vanderbilt 31-15 last week. Arkansas (3-6, 1-5) is tied with Mississippi State for last in the division, but the Razorbacks enter this

No. 20 Baylor debuts new-look lineup vs. Auburn

No. 20 Baylor and Auburn will take the first step toward proving they belong with college basketball’s upper echelon on Tuesday when the two perennial powerhouses open their respective seasons at the Sanford Pentagon in Sioux Falls, S.D. Baylor was 23-11 last season and lost to Creighton in the second round of the NCAA Tournament. The Bears were picked to finish fourth in the stacked Big 12 Conference in the coaches’ preseason poll, the 13th

Auburn hopes offense builds on progress vs. skidding Vanderbilt

Auburn hopes to inch closer to bowl eligibility when it visits Vanderbilt on Saturday in Nashville, Tenn. The Tigers (4-4, 1-4 Southeastern Conference) had their best offensive performance in league play in last Saturday’s 27-13 win over Mississippi State. Quarterback Payton Thorne was 20 of 26 for 230 yards, three touchdowns and no interceptions. Running back Jarquez Hunter had 170 yards from scrimmage (144 rushing, 26 receiving) on 19 touches. Coach Hugh Freeze had rotated

Sputtering offenses collide when Mississippi State travels to Auburn

Two offensively challenged teams will hook up when Auburn hosts Mississippi State on Saturday afternoon. After a 7-3 road win over Arkansas last week, Zach Arnett’s Bulldogs (4-3, 1-3 SEC) enter the matchup with the Tigers ranked 12th in the 14-team SEC in total offense (351.1 yards per game) and 11th in scoring offense (26.9 points per game). With starting quarterback Will Rogers out last week due to a shoulder injury, backup Mike Wright got