Report: Tony Barbee to Join Kentucky Basketball Staff

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Former Auburn head coach and John Calipari assistant Tony Barbee is reportedly joining the Kentucky Basketball staff. Here is an excerpt from the report on CatsIllustrated.com: Multiple sources on Thursday confirmed discussions between Barbee and UK. The hire could be announced as early as Friday, a source said. Read “Sources: Kentucky to hire Barbee” by [...]

Bruce Pearl is back in the SEC

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According to CBSSports.com Auburn University has hired former Tennessee coach Bruce Pearl to replace the recently fired Tony Barbee as the new men’s basketball coach. Auburn has hired Bruce Pearl to be its new men’s basketball coach, a source told CBSSports.com on Tuesday. The school subsequently announced the hiring. “I’m humbled and blessed to be [...]

Auburn’s Tony Barbee says His Team was Competitive

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Auburn Head Coach Tony Barbee On his team’s performance … “I’m proud of the guys and the way they competed. It’s the only way as a team that we’re going to survive and give ourselves a chance, especially against a team as talented and well coached as Kentucky is. I’m proud of the way that [...]

Jarrod Polson, Willie Cauley-Stein and Nerlens Noel Post-Auburn Interviews

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Kentucky Men’s Basketball Kentucky vs. Auburn Postgame Quotes Rupp Arena – Lexington, Ky. Feb. 9, 2013 Kentucky Student-Athletes #15, Willie Cauley-Stein, F On how physical the game was … “I think we handled it really well. Coach Cal is good that way. Every game we play is going to be tough like that. (Coach Cal) [...]

Kentucky / Auburn Postgame Notes

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2012-13 Kentucky Men’s Basketball Auburn at Kentucky Lexington, Ky. — Rupp Arena Feb. 9, 2013 Post-Game Notes Attendance: 24,253 FINAL SCORE: Kentucky 72, Auburn 62 Team Records and Series Notes With the win, Kentucky improved to 17-7, 8-2 in the Southeastern Conference. Auburn falls to 9-14, 3-7 in SEC action. UK has won five consecutive [...]