On Tuesday, Auburn freshman forward JT Thor announced his intention to submit his name for the 2021 NBA Draft going through their evaluation process. This allows him to sign with an NCAA agent to receive feedback and then if he wishes he may return back to school.
Two Auburn women's soccer players were awarded SEC recognition after their big win against Georgia on Saturday. Olivia Candelino was named SEC Freshman of the Week after scoring the game-winning goal for the Tigers and Maddie Prohaska was named SEC Defensive Player of the Week for her fifth shutout of the season.
Travis Thomas Sr., a former director of academic support services in Auburn athletics, filed a discrimination lawsuit in district court that claims Auburn University changed a football player's grade in 2019 in order for him to remain eligible to compete in the team’s appearance in The Outback Bowl that season.
On Monday, freshman pitcher Maddie Penta was named SEC Co-Freshman of the week after her impressive weekend debut consisting of 13 strikeouts between the two games. She shares the award with Georgia’s Sydney Chambley.