Auburn : In the Crosshairs

Auburn’s Path Toward Basketball Immortality

Auburn’s Path Toward Basketball Immortality

Ken Cross

April 04 The Auburn Tigers embark on the Final Four in Minneapolis on Saturday as their path to the Holy Grail of college basketball similarly represents the path of the archetypical heroic structure from the annals of literary storytelling FULL STORY

Pearl has turned Auburn hoops into champs … again

Pearl has turned Auburn hoops into champs … again

Ken Cross

March 19 Auburn coach Bruce Pearl may be college basketball’s version of the house-flipping guru Tarek El Moussa of the HGTV series “Extreme Makeover Home Edition.” FULL STORY

Tigers’ next-man up mentality paces win at Georgia

Tigers’ next-man up mentality paces win at Georgia

Ken Cross

February 11 Auburn improved to 22-3 and 10-2 to take a two-game lead in the SEC with another total effort in a 78-61 win over Georgia on Saturday. But more than just the win, once again the character, the chemistry and the psychology of the team galvanized FULL STORY

Pearl’s pushing Auburn forward in his first season

Pearl’s pushing Auburn forward in his first season

Ken Cross

February 16 Saturday, he brought his upstart Auburn Tigers into Athens and they left with a 69-68 win over a Georgia team that is bearing down on an NCAA bid. FULL STORY

Passion embodies Pearl as Auburn era set to begin

Passion embodies Pearl as Auburn era set to begin

Ken Cross

November 04 “I don’t think the talent gap has closed much because we lost three or four players that played a lot of basketball last year FULL STORY

Pearl a gem of a hire at Auburn

Pearl a gem of a hire at Auburn

Ken Cross

April 28 Pearl’s love for the SEC is deep as he had such vested interest in the Volunteers in leading them into NCAA play six times with three Sweet Sixteens and an FULL STORY