Sumner Martin | Sports Writer


Pearl praises team’s ‘resiliency’ ahead of Saturday’s matchup against LSU

The No. 19 ranked Auburn Tigers (18-2) are off to its fourth-best start in program history after defeating Missouri Wednesday night.  The Tigers are much improved on the defensive side of the ball this season, but recently, the winning streak can most be attributed to their high-scoring second-half performances. Auburn head coach Bruce Pearl believes there’s a reason his players perform better in crunch time. “I think its these kids,” Pearl said in a press conference Thursday morning.