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Auburn and Bruce Pearl agree to new five-year contract

Auburn Athletics has agreed to terms with men’s basketball coach Bruce Pearl for a new five-year contract, Director of Athletics Allen Greene announced Friday. The deal will take his contract through the 2023-24 season. “Under Bruce’s leadership, our basketball program has reached new heights. Our young men continue to thrive in the classroom and on

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Auburn suspends assistant coach Bowman

Auburn has released the following statement regarding the status of assistant men’s basketball coach Ira Bowman; “As we continue to gather information regarding a situation that recently arose, it is important that we be thorough and proactive, yet prudent and cautious. Therefore, Ira Bowman will not coach or participate in any responsibilities with the men’s

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Ira Bowman Named Assistant Basketball Coach at Auburn

Ira Bowman has been named an assistant coach for the Auburn men’s basketball program, head coach Bruce Pearl announced Friday. Bowman comes to Auburn after spending the past six seasons at the University of Pennsylvania under head coach Steve Donahue. He was instrumental in the recruitment of team’s top players and in the on-court development

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Auburn Extends Bruce Pearl through 2022-2023

After earning its third Southeastern Conference title in program history, Auburn Athletics has extended the contract of head coach Bruce Pearl through the 2022-2023 season. “It was a historic season for Auburn basketball and one that was matched by excellence in the classroom as well,” Director of Athletics Allen Greene said. Over the past five

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Harris Adler Departs Auburn Basketball Staff

Auburn assistant basketball coach Harris Adler is leaving the program to work in his family’s business as a licensed pharmacist. The Philadelphia, Pa. native has decided to return home and continue his career choice from 20 years ago. “I appreciate the contributions that Harris has made to bring credibility and excellence to Auburn’s basketball program,”

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HoopDirt.com Daily News – 2/8/18

HoopDirt.com’s Daily News from the college basketball coaching world… James Madison University has postponed its home basketball game against UNCW on Thursday, Feb. 8, and its away game against Elon on Saturday, Feb. 10. The games are being postponed due to suspected cases of mumps affecting the team and due to concerns for potential exposure

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HoopDirt Daily News – 12/21/17

HoopDirt.com’s Daily News from the college basketball coaching world… Auburn head coach Bruce Pearl gave an update on the ongoing FBI investigation into the men’s basketball program today. “There have been no substantive changes,” Pearl said. “There are obviously certain aspects of the investigation that are very private and we’re keeping them that way, but

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Chuck Person Pleads Not Guilty In Fraud Case

NEW YORK (AP) — A prosecutor says the government has 16 hours of telephone conversations by fired Auburn associate head basketball coach Chuck Person to use against him at trial. Assistant U.S. Attorney Robert Boone in New York made the disclosure as Person pleaded not guilty Tuesday to charges in a college basketball bribery scandal.

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Two Auburn Basketball Support Staffers Placed on Administrative Leave

The Auburn University Athletics Department released the following statement this morning: “The Auburn Athletics Department has placed men’s basketball support staff members Jordan VerHulst and Frankie Sullivan on administrative leave until further notice based upon the University’s ongoing investigation into the men’s basketball program.” VerHulst is in his fourth season on the basketball staff at

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