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Blue bloods showdown: No. 12 Kentucky visits No. 5 Kansas

Jan. 28, 2022 10:38 AM EST

A look at the weekend action around the Southeastern Conference: GAME OF THE WEEKEND No. 12 Kentucky(16-4) visits fifth-ranked Kansas (17-2) to highlight a Southeastern Conference slate that's mostly comprised of games in the Big 12/SEC Challenge. Kentucky rebounded...

UK vs KU: Blueblood showdown highlights Big 12-SEC Challenge

Jan. 28, 2022 02:11 AM EST

A look at the upcoming weekend around the Big 12 Conference: GAME OF THE WEEKEND The marquee game of the Big 12-SEC Challenge usually involves Kentucky or Kansas. This year, it involves both. The No. 12 Wildcats head to historic Allen Fieldhouse on...

Coulibaly, Auburn women close strong to stun No. 4 Tennessee

Jan. 27, 2022 22:40 PM EST

AUBURN, Ala. (AP) — Aicha Coulibaly had 26 points and Auburn scored 11 straight late in a 71-61 upset of No. 4 Tennessee, ending the Lady Vols' nine-game winning streak Thursday night. The Tigers (9-10, 1-7 Southeastern Conference), the last SEC team to grab a league victory, built...

Georgia's Crean shrugs off questions about job security

Jan. 27, 2022 17:26 PM EST

ATHENS, Ga. (AP) — Tom Crean has had a busy week. He was inducted into the Marquette sports hall of fame and notched his first Southeastern Conference win of the season, all amid the backdrop of social media criticism and questions about his future as Georgia's men's basketball...

Auburn survives scare from Missouri in first game at No. 1

Jan. 25, 2022 23:57 PM EST

COLUMBIA, Mo. (AP) — K.D. Johnson scored 17 points, including five straight within the final 90 seconds, and No. 1 Auburn survived a scare from Missouri, winning 55-54 on Tuesday night in the program's first-ever game as the nation's top-ranked team. Johnson converted a three-point...

Auburn flies to No. 1 in AP Top 25 for first time in history

Jan. 24, 2022 15:43 PM EST

War Eagle is flying high over men's college basketball for the first time in history. A barely ranked afterthought to begin the season, Auburn climbed past Gonzaga to No. 1 in the AP Top 25 poll released Monday. The Tigers beat Kentucky over the weekend for their 15th consecutive...

POLL ALERT: Auburn climbs to No. 1 in AP Top 25 for first time; Davidson, Marquette enter as Texas, Loyola drop out

Jan. 24, 2022 12:01 PM EST
NEW YORK (AP) — POLL ALERT: Auburn climbs to No. 1 in AP Top 25 for first time; Davidson, Marquette enter as Texas, Loyola drop out.

Streaking No. 2 Auburn wins 80-71 over No. 12 Kentucky

Jan. 22, 2022 16:54 PM EST

AUBURN, Ala. (AP) — Students set up camp outside Auburn Arena for at least 24 hours, waiting to get into the biggest home game in years. The second-ranked Tigers made it worth the wait. Walker Kessler scored 19 points and K.D. Johnson added 17, helping Auburn keep...

Auburn replaces DC Derek Mason with Jeff Schmedding

Jan. 22, 2022 12:24 PM EST

AUBURN, Ala. (AP) — Auburn defensive coordinator Derek Mason has stepped down and been replaced by Jeff Schmedding. Tigers coach Bryan Harsin announced that switch and other changes to the defensive staff on Saturday. Mason, a former Vanderbilt head coach, held the coordinator...

No. 2 Auburn routs Georgia 83-60 with 6 in double figures

Jan. 20, 2022 00:17 AM EST

AUBURN, Ala. (AP) — Streaking Auburn didn’t let up even with its highest ranking in more than two decades and a bigger game looming. Walker Kessler had 15 points and six blocked shots to lead a half-dozen scorers in double figures for No. 2 Auburn in an 83-60 rout of Georgia on...