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Monday, October 19, 2015

Rebounding with Auburn Basketball

It's the middle of football season at Auburn University, and for most of the 100+ years of its existence, that would suffice for our coverage of Auburn sports. Not Anymore.

Since the arrival of Bruce Pearl on the Plains, there has been a continual buzz about the basketball program. The reality of it is, Auburn is now a basketball school. So, let's try to get caught up on a few things going on inside Auburn Arena.


After the scrimmage that Coach Pearl just discussed, Junior Guard Tahj Shamsid-Deen was allowed to talk to the media. Among the many items up for discussion were his recovery from shoulder injuries last season. Let's give him a listen.


While prepping this post, we did not want to leave out a very important bit of news that was released October 2nd. Sophomore center Trayvon Reed is still considered a part of this basketball team. In an article by AL.com writer Wesley Sinor, Coach Pearl stated "Tray's doing fine," Pearl said Friday after Auburn's first practice of the 2015-16 season. "We're staying in touch with him. There will be some determination on if and when he'll be back. He's still in our program and we hope to get him back."

In the schedule department, some really good teams are coming to the Auburn Arena like Colorado and Mercer before the Tigers head out to the Honolulu Classic. When the team returns from Hawaii, they will start the SEC part of the schedule.

Date Game Location Time

10/22/15 Pearl Jam # Auburn, Ala. 7:00 p.m. CT
10/30/15 vs. Brevard College # Auburn, Ala. 7:00 p.m. CT
11/05/15 vs. Indianapolis # Auburn, Ala. 6:00 p.m. CT
11/13/15 vs. UAB Auburn, Ala. 8:30 p.m. CT
ESPN College Hoops Tip-Off Marathon
11/17/15 vs. Colorado TV Auburn, Ala. 2:00 p.m. CT
11/20/15 vs. Georgia Southern Auburn, Ala. TBA
11/27/15 vs. Northwestern State TV Auburn, Ala. 7:30 p.m. CT
12/02/15 at Coastal Carolina TV Conway, S.C. 6:00 p.m. CT
12/12/15 at Middle Tennessee State Nashville, Tenn. 12:00 p.m. CT
12/15/15 vs. Mercer TV Auburn, Ala. 8:00 p.m. CT
12/19/15 at Xavier TV Cincinnati, Ohio 11:00 a.m. CT
Hawaiian Airlines Diamond Head Classic
12/22/15 vs. New Mexico TV Honolulu, Hawaii 1:30 p.m. CT
12/23/15 BYU/Harvard TV Honolulu, Hawaii 1:30 or 3:30 PM CT
12/25/15 Oklahoma/Northern Iowa/Hawaii/Washington State TV Honolulu, Hawaii TBA
01/02/16 vs. Tennessee TV Auburn, Ala. 1:00 p.m. CT
01/05/16 vs. South Carolina * TV Auburn, Ala. 6:00 p.m. CT
01/09/16 at Missouri TV Columbia, Mo. 8:00 p.m. CT
01/12/16 at Vanderbilt TV Nashville, Tenn. 8:00 p.m. CT
01/16/16 vs. Kentucky TV Auburn, Ala. 3:00 p.m. CT
01/19/16 vs. Alabama TV Auburn, Ala. 8:00 p.m. CT
01/23/16 at Florida TV Gainesville, Fla. 7:00 p.m. CT
01/27/16 at Ole Miss TV Oxford, Miss. 6:00 p.m. CT
Big 12/SEC Challenge
01/30/16 vs. Oklahoma State TV Auburn, Ala. 7:00 p.m. CT
02/02/16 vs. LSU TV Auburn, Ala. 6:00 p.m. CT
02/06/16 at Georgia TV Athens, Ga. 4:30 p.m. CT
02/09/16 at Tennessee TV Knoxville, Tenn. 6:00 p.m. CT
02/13/16 vs. Vanderbilt TV Auburn, Ala. 5:00 p.m. CT
02/17/16 at Arkansas TV Fayetteville, Ark. 6:00 p.m. CT
02/20/16 vs. Ole Miss TV Auburn, Ala. 4:00 p.m. CT
02/24/16 vs. Georgia TV Auburn, Ala. 6:00 p.m. CT
02/27/16 at Alabama TV Tuscaloosa, Ala. 4:00 p.m. CT
03/01/16 vs. Texas A&M TV Auburn, Ala. 8:00 p.m. CT
03/05/16 at Mississippi State TV Starkville, Miss. 1:30 p.m. CT
SEC Tournament
03/09/16 SEC Tournament Nashville, Tenn. TBA
03/10/16 SEC Tournament Nashville, Tenn. TBA
03/11/16 SEC Tournament Nashville, Tenn. TBA
03/12/16 SEC Tournament Nashville, Tenn. TBA
03/13/16 SEC Tournament Nashville, Tenn. TBA

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