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Bruce Pearl on his future: ‘I want to stay at Auburn’

Following 84-53 loss to Clemson in NCAA Tournament, Bruce Pearl states his desire and ‘anticipation’ to be back as Auburn’s head coach.        

Pearl on SEC title: 'That was for you, Charles'

Auburn head coach Bruce Pearl gave Tigers alum Charles Barkley a shout-out Saturday after the team clinched a share of its first regular-season SEC title since 1999, saying, "That was for you, Charles, and a lot of those guys who wore this uniform."

Pearl, Auburn entering stretch run without another big man

Auburn coach Bruce Pearl says center Anfernee McLemore had successful surgery on his left ankle        

Auburn looks to keep rolling against South Carolina

No. 10 Auburn defeated Kentucky by 10 points on Valentine's Day, making Tigers coach Bruce Pearl love leading scorer Bryce Brown even more heading into Saturday's game at South Carolina. Brown, suffering from a strained shoulder, went...Show More Summary

‘It’s my responsibility’: Pearl takes blame for Wiley & Purifoy suspensions

After Austin Wiley being denied by the Division I Committee on Student-Athlete Reinstatement, Tigers coach Bruce Pearl says “it’s my responsibility.        

Suspended Auburn players Austin Wiley, Danjel Purifoy to test NBA Draft waters

Bruce Pearl told CBS Sports that the players caught up in the FBI scandal will consider turning pro

SEC Stock Watch: Volume II

As we approach the halfway mark of SEC play, it’s time for this season’s second installment of Stock Watch. Trending Up It’s been an unusual season for Bruce Pearl, who has Auburn in first place in the SEC (Joshua Lindsey-USA TODAY Sports) Auburn as Regular Season Champion. Show More Summary

No. 19 Auburn faces Missouri in battle of Tigers

Auburn coach Bruce Pearl is a little worried. "Our 3-point percentage defense is not very good," Pearl said Monday, according to the website SEC Country. "I think that has to do with some of our size. Teams that shoot open 3's tend to make them. Show More Summary

Welcome to the go-figure list of coach of the year candidates

Raise your hand if you had Matt Painter, Chris Holtmann and Rick Barnes on this list. OK, you're lying, put your hand down. Next you'll tell us you had Bruce Pearl, too. Wait - Bruce Pearl is on this list. Yes, he is. It's been that kind of year.

Auburn is outperforming despite ongoing investigation

An investigation into Bruce Pearl's program threatened to derail Auburn's season before it began. Somehow, the Tigers are 17-2, ranked in the top 25 and a surprise force in the SEC.

Auburn is having the most awkwardly successful college basketball season ever

Bruce Pearl’s team was supposed to be a mess this season. The fact that isn’t has created another mess. The longest active winning streak in Division-I doesn’t belong to any team ranked in the top 15. It also doesn’t belong to a low/mid-major...Show More Summary

Murray rallies No. 22 Auburn over Ole Miss 85-70

AUBURN, Ala. (AP) — Auburn coach Bruce Pearl saw his team taking what Mississippi’s defenders were giving, and that wasn’t good enough. So in the second half, the Eagles tried to take over by simply taking charge. Desean Murray had 16 points and eight rebounds, and No. 22 Auburn erased a ten-point halftime deficit to

Auburn beats No. 23 Tennessee 94-84 for 11th straight win

KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (AP) -- Auburn coach Bruce Pearl downplayed the personal impact of earning his first win at Tennessee since his own six-year stint with the Volunteers. He preferred to discuss the giant step his new team took in earning...Show More Summary

Bruce Pearl gets sweet revenge as Auburn knocks off ranked Tennessee on the road

The former Vols coach scored a huge win with Auburn against his former employer. Bruce Pearl might not have wanted to admit it, but Auburn’s game at Tennessee on Tuesday had to mean a little bit more. Pearl took the Vols to the NCAAShow More Summary

No. 23 Tennessee gets crack at former coach, Auburn

No. 23 Tennessee gets a crack at its old coach, when Bruce Pearl and streaking Auburn visit Thompson-Boling Arena for an SEC clash on Tuesday. The Tigers (10-1) enter SEC play having won 10 straight games. They've posted wins over Connecticut and Dayton during the run, with their only loss coming against Temple on Nov. Show More Summary

‘No substantive changes’: Pearl indicates Wiley & Purifoy to be back for second semester

Auburn head coach Bruce Pearl says ‘no substantive changes’ have been made in the ongoing amateurism issue of Austin Wiley and Danjel Purifoy.        

Bruce Pearl amazingly has Auburn at 10-1 just a few weeks after his job was in danger

Pearl tells CBS Sports he is cooperating with Auburn's investigation regarding player eligibility

Pearl says ‘it breaks my heart’ Wiley & Purifoy continue to be ineligible

While not getting any closer to a resolution, Auburn coach Bruce Pearl says he pains him emotionally to see Austin Wiley and Danjel Purifoy sit out.        

Bruce Pearl still refusing to interview with Auburn officials and legal counsel

Auburn head coach Bruce Pearl says his staff has done “a lot” but sources close to school’s president say he hasn’t interviewed with legal council.        

Bruce Pearl ‘confident’ investigation will soon reach conclusion

Auburn head coach Bruce Pearl says he’s confident the school’s ongoing internal investigation into his basketball program is nearing a conclusion.        

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