Bruce Pearl

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

Continue Reading →

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

Continue Reading →

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

Continue Reading →

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,”

Continue Reading →

HoopDirt.com Daily News – 1/23/18

HoopDirt.com’s Daily News from the college basketball coaching world… According to the Arizona Daily Star, indicted Arizona assistant basketball coach Emanuel “Book” Richardson collected more than $72,000 from the school while appealing his termination amid allegations that he paid a recruit to verbally commit to the Wildcats. Richardson was formally fired Jan. 11, more than 15

Continue Reading →

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

Continue Reading →

Two former NCAA Coaches Land in Pro Ranks

Two former NCAA coaches have recently landed jobs at the professional level. Jerome Allen – The former head coach at Penn will join Brad Stevens staff with the Boston Celtics.  Allen took over at his alma mater mid-way through the 2009 season and was dismissed following this past season (65-104 overall).  The former two-time Ivy League Player

Continue Reading →