Gavin Rankins


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AU Volleyball Drops SEC Opener

After a promising start, the Auburn (8-2, 0-1 SEC) volleyball team was unable to keep their momentum in a four-set loss to the visiting Ole Miss Rebels (12-0, 1-0 SEC). 


Sep 11, 2021; Auburn, AL, USA; Dematrius Davis (18) celebrates between Auburn and Alabama State at Jordan-Hare Stadium. Mandatory Credit: Todd Van Emst/AU Athletics

Auburn Explodes in Third Quarter of Rout

Auburn scored 60 or more points in back-to-back games for the first time since 1932. The Tigers also set a program record for the most total yards through the first two games of a season with 1151 yards.


Apr 11, 2021; Auburn, AL, USA; Auburn Tigers pitcher/infielder Cam Hill (16) hits the ball during the game between Auburn and Mississippi State  at Plainsman Park. Mandatory Credit: Jacob Taylor/AU Athletics

AU Baseball Swept at Home

The Auburn baseball team (12-16, 1-11 SEC) was swept this weekend at home by top five opponent Mississippi State.  Auburn has now faced three top five opponents in the first four weeks of conference play.  


Grading the SEC in March Madness

Undoubtedly, the Pac-12 had performed the best of all the major conferences this year in the bracket, placing four teams in the Sweet Sixteen while compiling a 10-1 record so far in the tournament.  Of course, here in the South we concern ourselves with how the SEC performs, so continue to scroll down the page to find out just that. 


Feb 23, 2021; Auburn, AL, USA; Auburn Tigers pitcher Trace Bright (21) delivers during the game between Auburn and Alabama A&M at Plainsman Park. Mandatory Credit: Shanna Lockwood/AU Athletics

Tough Weekend for AU Baseball

Auburn baseball went on the road to Oxford, Mississippi with a chance to make an early statement in the SEC race against the fourth ranked Rebels.  However, Ole Miss walked away victorious after a three game sweep over the Tigers.


Feb 20, 2021; Auburn, AL, USA; Auburn Tigers infielder Rankin Woley (4) hits the ball during the game between Auburn and Presbyterian at Auburn Arena. Mandatory Credit: Jacob Taylor/AU Athletics

A Bitter Pill to Swallow

This weekend marked the first time since 2011 that a ranked non-conference opponent visited Plainsman Park.  Unfortunately for the home fans, it was the visiting team that got in the final laugh in the series.   


Feb 27, 2021; Auburn, AL, USA; Auburn Tigers guard Jamal Johnson (1) shoots a contested three during the game between Auburn and Tennessee at Auburn Arena. Mandatory Credit: Shanna Lockwood/AU Athletics

A New Level of Energy

Bruce Pearl has now led his current team, the Auburn Tigers, to six consecutive wins against Tennessee.  Today's 77-72 triumph featured all five Auburn starters in double figures scoring, as the Tigers snapped a three game losing streak.