Wednesday, July 30 2014 1:44 PM EDT2014-07-30 17:44:53 GMT
Auburn Director of Athletics Jay Jacobs announced on Wednesday Auburn and Clemson have agreed to play a football home-and-home series in 2016 and 2017.These series will begin with Auburn hosting ClemsonMore >>
Auburn Director of Athletics Jay Jacobs announced on Wednesday Auburn and Clemson have agreed to play a football home-and-home series in 2016 and 2017.More >>
Sunday, July 20 2014 5:21 PM EDT2014-07-20 21:21:42 GMT
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A Montgomery native and former Auburn University pitcher has been called up to the Chicago White Sox. According to the CSN Chicago website on Sunday, the White Sox purchased the contract of 27-year-oldMore >>
A Montgomery native and former Auburn University pitcher has been called up to the Chicago White Sox.More >>
Thursday, July 31 2014 2:17 PM EDT2014-07-31 18:17:53 GMT
A Gulfport woman has been charged with uttering forgery after she allegedly deposited more than $16,000 worth of fraudulent money orders at Coastal Credit Union.More >>
A Gulfport woman has been charged with uttering forgery after she allegedly deposited more than $16,000 worth of fraudulent money orders at Coastal Credit Union. Biloxi Police Department Investigator Steve Schlicht said Cynthia Ann Brosh, 57, turned herself in to authorities Wednesday afternoon.More >>
By Brian Entin BOYNTON BEACH, FL (WFLX) - Boynton Beach 2-year-old Bella Natale can't talk, walk or eat on her own. Her diagnosis is a mystery, and because her family does not have a wheelchair van, itMore >>
Boynton Beach 2-year-old Bella Natale can't talk, walk or eat on her own. Her diagnosis is a mystery, and because her family does not have a wheelchair van, it is difficult for her to leave their home.More >>
Thursday, July 31 2014 11:45 PM EDT2014-08-01 03:45:13 GMT
Jasper County authorities have found the body of a man missing since last weekend. Sheriff Chris Sargent said a search team located the body of Ricky Page, 54, around 7 p.m. Thursday in his Ford pick-upMore >>
Sheriff Chris Sargent said a search team located the body of Ricky Page, 54, around 7 p.m. Thursday in his Ford pick-up truck in a wooded area off Highway 11 in Vossburg.More >>
Thursday, July 31 2014 5:37 PM EDT2014-07-31 21:37:09 GMT
An Ellisville man fell victim to an international scam after chatting with a woman from Africa on a dating site for six-months. The man was unaware that she was slowly gaining his confidence in orderMore >>
An Ellisville man fell victim to an international scam after chatting with a woman from Africa on a dating site for six-months.More >>
By Ashleigh Walters PARKLAND, FL (WFLX) - The National Coalition Against Domestic Violence reports one in every four women will experience domestic violence in her lifetime. It is a topic that is oftenMore >>
Several high profile cases have made headlines in South Florida recently as women have been badly injured or killed. Their husbands or boyfriends are accused in the crimes. One woman survived being shot, and she wants to give a voice to the women who can no longer speak for themselves.More >>
The Auburn women's basketball team fell to No. 11/10 Tennessee, 83-61, Thursday at Thompson-Boling Arena. The Tigers fell to 14-12 (3-10 SEC), while the Lady Vols improved to 21-5 (12-1 SEC). Tyrese Tanner led the Tigers with 20 points and four steals in the loss.
"We didn't look very controlled," Auburn head coach Terri Williams-Flournoy said. "We looked panicked a little bit. I thought we got composure and came out and played better in the second half."
Unfortunately for Auburn, the damage done in the opening half would be too much for the Tigers to overcome. Tennessee jumped out to a 44-21 lead at the half on 16-of-32 shooting from the floor, including 7-of-10 from beyond the arc. Meighan Simmons led the Lady Vols in scoring, as 13 of her 24 points came in the first half.
"I think Meighan Simmons is a great player," Williams-Flournoy said. "When Meighan Simmons plays defense, she becomes an even better player because we already know how good she is offensively. I thought she did a really good job defensively defending the point guard."
The Tigers hit just 9-of-26 from the floor in the opening half, while the Lady Vols utilized a 19-2 run to start the game and limited Auburn to just one made field goal in the opening six minutes. The margin would be too much for the Tigers to overcome, as they never got closer than 14 points throughout the half.
Auburn was able to find the basket in the second half, shooting 44 percent from the floor and outscoring the Lady Vols 40-39, but couldn't make up enough ground to get the win.
The Tigers spent their third-consecutive game without starting point guard Najat Ouardad, who remains out with an injury. Hasina Muhammad led Auburn at the top for the second-consecutive game, finishing with six points and two assists.
"We have Hasina at the point," Williams-Flournoy said. "You have Blanche (Alverson) at the three. That's not our normal starters that we've had throughout the year consistently. Whenever there's a change, there's a disruption that happens. We'll get our starters back for Sunday."
Tyrese Tanner led the charge for Auburn with her third 20-point game of the season, posting 20 points, four steals and two blocks in the effort. Blanche Alverson added 15 points, while freshman Chadarryl Clay came off the bench to notch 10 points, including 3-of-7 shooting from 3-point range. Peyton Davis and Cabriana Capers led the Tigers on the boards with five each.
Auburn returns to action Sunday as it hosts Missouri at 2 p.m. CT from Auburn Arena. The game is a Ballin' For Books event with fans encouraged to donate childrens' books to senior Blanche Alverson's community service project. Collection bins will be placed at all Auburn Arena entrances prior to the game, as well as the men's March 2 game against Vanderbilt and the women's March 3 regular-season finale against Mississippi State.