"A lot of people are playing important roles. I loved it."
This past Saturday’s game between the No. 17 Auburn Tigers and the No. 13 Kentucky Wildcats was one of the most highly anticipated games in the history of Auburn basketball. With College GameDay coming to Auburn for the first time in the program’s history, the hype surrounding this game reached another level entirely. While the game itself lived up to the hype, the 12-15 hours that some fans experienced before the game did not come close.
Auburn rides a four-game SEC win streak into a crucial game against undefeated LSU.
Gameday’s arrival last weekend was something that fans should recognize its impact for Auburn, just like how they should not take the rise of Auburn basketball for granted. It was just a few short years ago when Auburn could only dream about having a nationally televised game or making the NCAA tournament.
Auburn will face Kentucky on Friday at 6 p.m. CST in Auburn Arena.
"I’m just thrilled to death in the direction that Butch has taken the program.”
Auburn's 2020 signing class wrapped up Wednesday afternoon, and the Tigers have brought in 26 newcomers.