Auburn put in its best offensive performance under Tony Barbee in its season opener against McNeese State on Friday night, shooting 53.2 percent from the field and scoring 80 points in regulation for the first time in the second-year coach’s tenure.
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TOLEDO, Ohio — Auburn struggled to find its offense early and often in the second round of the WNIT against Toledo.
COOKEVILLE, Tenn. — Down 7 points early in the second half, Auburn (16-15) responded with an 11-3 run to take a lead it would not give up in a 68-54 win at Tennessee Tech (23-8) in the first round of the WNIT.
Nell Fortner remembers the last time she took the Tigers to the Women’s NIT, in 2007.
Auburn’s players and coaches had to wait nearly two weeks to learn their postseason fate after a first-round loss to Mississippi State in the SEC Tournament on March 3.
Listening to Tony Barbee talk about his team after its 69-51 loss to Georgia in the first round of the SEC Tournament on Thursday, you wouldn’t think the Tigers had just wrapped up an 11-20 campaign with a lackluster 18-point loss.