Will Schuette | Sports Writer
As a true freshman, Okeke averaged 7.5 points and 5.8 rebounds per game while playing in all 34 games for the Tigers.
After claiming a seven-year, $49 million contract extension this winter, Gus Malzahn is preparing to coach his sixth A-Day game as Auburn’s head man on Saturday afternoon.
Auburn snapped out of its offensive funk in a 19-5 rout of Alabama A&M.
The loss was Auburn’s fourth in its last five games.
While attempting to become the first team in college baseball to reach 20 wins this season, No. 6 Auburn came up short against Georgia Tech on Tuesday night in Atlanta.
The Tigers remain one of five unbeaten teams in the country (Florida State, Louisville, Oregon State, Texas Tech) and the only one in the SEC.
After already getting off to its best start since 2001 by beginning the season 5-0, Auburn baseball has rolled off another seven straight wins and entered the Top 20 of national polls on Monday.
Up to twelve players hailing from Auburn’s 2017 roster are considered NFL prospects by various draft sites and experts.
“I put a good swing on it and thank goodness it carried out. That was an awesome win tonight.”
Auburn (24-5, 12-4 SEC) has dropped three of six games since, with all three losses coming to unranked opponents.