2014-2015 Auburn Tigers Basketball Schedule
It's another season of Auburn Tigers basketball, which means there
are going to be plenty of twists, turns and nail-biting moments as the Tigers look to make their move in the super competitive
SEC, the conference routinely considered the top athletic conference in the entire nation. But the Tigers don't back down
from a challenge no matter how many good teams that stand in their way, which means that you'll get a chance to see the Tigers
go up against a steady stream of powerhouse programs that are sure to have fans buzzing all over town throughout the season.
Auburn Arena is sure to be absolutely hopping with great fans all season long as the Tigers look to shoot their way back up
the standings in the SEC, providing more than enough opportunities to get out and see what all the buzz is about.
will not be easy in the SEC for the Tigers as they will be playing a bevy of great regular season conference games against
teams like Missouri, Alabama, and Florida, who went undefeated in conference play last season. This is of course not to mention
Kentucky who made it to the National Championship Game last season and will bring in a top ranked recruiting class once again
combining with returning players to make them an early popular preseason top ranked team.
Things are clearly on the
upswing for Auburn, however, and fans are eager to see if they have what it takes to make a serious splash in conference play.
It's not only about the home games at Auburn Arena, however, as the Tigers always play in front of a passionate crowd that
knows how to hit the road to show their support. Home or away, the Tigers' games this season will have plenty of passion and
fanfare coming from the stands, creating the perfect atmosphere if you're looking for a little top-tier college basketball
at its finest.
Auburn Tigers Basketball Team Info
Everyone involved in Auburn Tigers basketball, from
the coaches and players to the fans and faculty, has high hopes for the future of Auburn basketball after the arrival of the
charismatic and talented Bruce Pearl to campus. The Tigers had a bit of a down spell (for their standards) and now they're
looking to turn around their proud program in another season sure to be filled with electrifying action as the Tigers trade
baskets with some of the best programs in the country. Never a team to back down from stiff competition, however, the Tigers
are sure to give the rest of the SEC a run for its money as they hope to give their fans another memorable season of action.
College Basketball Experience
Featuring some of the best student athletes in the world along with some of the
most passionate fans in all of sports, the games have an atmosphere that is unrivaled. When you set foot into Auburn Arena
for an Auburn Tigers home basketball game this will all be clear. As the teams set up for opening tip-off the fans stand up
and vociferously cheer for their alma mater and hometown favorites. The game continues full of back and forth action, big
time shots, and clutch defensive stops. Before you know it the clock is winding down in the second half and the two sides
are wrapped up in yet another tight contest. And at the point, you'll pretty much see why the home-viewing experience simply
pales in comparison, as this is a sport that you need to see first-hand to really appreciate.
Auburn Tigers Basketball
The Auburn Tigers basketball team has been in existence for almost 100 years, dating all the way back to 1905.
While the football team garners most of the national attention for the university, the men's basketball team is exciting in
its own right. Several former Auburn Tigers have gone on to successful NBA careers, most notably basketball legend Charles
Barkley. The Tigers have gone to eight NCAA Tournaments with the last trip being in 2003. Several former Auburn Tigers have
gone on to achieve significant success in the NBA including Wesley Person, Marquis Daniels, and Moochie Norris. Bottom line,
you never know when they next superstar is going to show up on campus, making this squad always a team to watch as they look
to get back into the mix in the SEC.
Auburn Tigers Basketball Trivia
Did you know that Charles Barkley
has been inducted to the Basketball Hall of Fame twice?
Once for his individual accomplishments on the court and a second
time as a member of the Dream Team, the "Round Mound of Rebound," as he has affectionately been called, has been able to just
about everything on the basketball court over the years. Despite being undersized in terms of height for his position, Barkley
was one of the greatest rebounders in the history of the game and had an offensive game to match, making him the most celebrated
player in the history of the Tigers' program. After years of domination with the Philadelphia 76ers, Barkley would go on to
have some major success with the Phoenix Suns as well, nearly toppling Michael Jordan's Bulls in the NBA Finals.
Tigers Basketball Fans
For all the top-tier matchups at Auburn Arena, the Tigers will play in front of a passionate
crowd that has a history of showing up in droves to provide the perfect backbone of home-court advantage. Over the years,
the fans have gotten used to seeing a steady stream of great players come to campus, and that's a tradition that isn't likely
to end any time in the near future. But whether the game is at home or away, you can bank on there being plenty of Tigers'
colors in the stands, making this a team to watch out for whether they're playing at home or on the road. And when your favorite
player is bringing the ball up the court in a game that could go either way, you'll definitely be glad that you're not still
sitting at home wondering what the atmosphere of the big matchup is like.