Sumner Martin | Sports Writer
No. 25 Auburn remained undefeated on the season Saturday afternoon, defeating BYU twice at Plainsman Park to sweep the series.
Spring football practices have begun and the Auburn Tigers are without returning starting quarterback Jarrett Stidham, who is sidelined with a shoulder injury.
“Our guys are excited about playing for a championship."
Following a 90-71 victory against Alabama, Auburn needs just one win or one Tennessee loss in the final three games to clinch their third conference title in school history.
With only five games remaining in conference play, No. 10 ranked Auburn holds a two-game lead atop the SEC standings.
Texas A&M's Duane Wilson made a free throw with 3.5 seconds left to hand Auburn its first home loss of the season.
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.
Once again, Bruce Pearl’s squad used a strong second-half to earn a 91-73 victory over Missouri.
Auburn turned the ball over three times Monday afternoon, and when you do that, it’s hard to beat any team, let alone an undefeated one.
The Auburn Tigers face the UCF Knights in the 2018 Peach Bowl.