Ralph 'Shug' Jordan
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Bill Alexander (1967-70) | Center | 6-6, 215 | Cherokee, AL (Vocational)
Named to the Associated Press All-SEC third-team as a senior in 1969-70 after averaging a double-double with 13.6 points and 12.1 rebounds while shooting 52 percent from the field ... finished his Auburn career as the school’s third all-time leading scorer with 1,026 points and is currently 26th ... averaged 13.4 points and 8.9 rebounds while shooting 51 percent from the field in his three-Year Tiger career ... averaged an identical 13.4 points and 7.4 rebounds in both his sophomore and junior seasons, while shooting a career-best 52.9 percent from the field in 1968-69 and 48.6 percent in 1967-68 ... named to the All-SEC sophomore team ... scored a career-high 26 points vs. No. 1 South Carolina in the season opener of his senior season ... also scored a career-high 26 points vs. LSU and Pete Maravich as a junior ... scored 24 points in the second game vs. LSU that season to end up averaging 25 points in two games against LSU and Pete Maravich in the 1969-70 season ... three-Year letterman from 1968-70 … made eight-straight points in the last three minutes in the 74-73 upset win over No. 9 Kentucky as a sophomore Jan. 20, 1968 ... held All-SEC center Tom Boerwinkle scoreless from the field in Auburn’s 53-52 win at Tennessee Feb. 24, 1968 ... ranked sixth on the Tigers’ career rebounding average chart averaging 9.0 rebounds per game ... ranked seventh on Auburn’s career free throws attempted chart with 409 ... honored as Auburn's SEC Legend at the 2003 SEC Tournament ... third person in Auburn history to score 1000 points ... scored 56 points vs. Georgia Military Institute in 1967 to set the Auburn freshman single-game scoring record ... Academic All-SEC as a junior and senior ... named to the All-SEC Sophomore team in 1968.
Jelly Aiken (1926-28)
Played on Auburn’s 1928 Southern Conference runner-up team that went 28-2 and lost to Ole Miss 31-30 in the Southern Conference Tournament Championship in Atlanta ... led the nation in scoring averaging 20 points a game ... both losses that season were to Ole Miss by one point ... William (Dooley) Gilchrist, from Buffalo, Wyo., was a student at the time and wrote, “When we heard our 1928 team had reached the finals in Atlanta we made arrangements with railroad people in Montgomery to stop their fast freight train in Auburn. It did stop and had 25 or more extra empty box cars courtesy of the railroad and about 400 students (we had only 1500 total in school) got aboard. We arrived in Atlanta the next AM in time to clean up, storm the town and take the roof off the Tech Gym the next night when Ole Miss beat us. However, we won the battle of Atlanta that night.”
Earl Banks (1977-81) | Forward | 6-7, 220 | Birmingham, AL (Holy Family)
Finished his Auburn career ninth on the all-time scoring list with 1,004 points and is currently 28th ... averaged a career-best 11.9 points and 7.0 rebounds while shooting 56.5 percent from the field as a senior in 1980-81 ... averaged 10.9 points and 7.1 rebounds while shooting 49.6 percent as a sophomore in 1978-79 ... averaged 9.0 points and 6.6 rebounds while shooting 51 percent from the field in his career ... scored a career-high 26 points vs. Armstrong State as a senior ... had 14 points and 13 rebounds at Tennessee as a senior ... totaled 19 points and 19 rebounds against Southwestern Louisiana as a junior in 1979-80 ... had 20 points and 15 rebounds against nationally-ranked Iona College as a sophomore in 1978-79 ... 14 points and 10 rebounds in his second collegiate game against South Florida ... as a freshman, had 11 points and 12 rebounds vs. Oklahoma State and 17 rebounds vs. Temple in the Sugar Bowl Classic.
Korvotney Barber (2005-09) | Forward | 6-7, 225 | Manchester, GA (Manchester)
Named to the AP and Coaches All-SEC second teams... averaged 12.8 points, 9.6 rebounds and 1.2 blocks in 29.8 minutes per game... started 35 of 36 games... set the Auburn single season record with 347 rebounds... also ranks first on Auburn's all-time single season offensive rebounding list with 133... finished ninth on Auburn's all-time career rebounding list with 762... had a career-high tying 18 rebounds at South Carolina, at Arkansas and at Georgia... finished 22nd on Auburn's career scoring list with 1150 points... finished third on Auburn's career blocks list with 155... was the only player in the SEC to average a double-double in conference games averaging 12.8 points and 11.3 rebounds in league games... 13 double-doubles on the season... 15 points and 18 rebounds at Arkansas... 17 points and 13 rebounds at Ole Miss... 11 points and 18 rebounds at Georgia... 13 points and 13 rebounds vs. Ole Miss... 13 points and 17 rebounds at Alabama... 16 points and 17 rebounds vs. LSU... 12 points and 10 rebounds vs. Florida the SEC Tournament semifinals... 11 points and 13 rebounds vs. Baylor in the NIT quarterfinals... career high 24 points and nine 9 rebounds vs. Tennessee in the SEC Tournament semifinals... SEC Player of the Week March 3-8 after averaging 14.5 points and 17.0 rebounds vs. SEC Champion and 11th-ranked LSU and at Alabama... 11 points and 10 rebounds vs. Northern Iowa... 14 points and 13 rebounds at Virginia... 10 points and 10 rebounds vs. Alabama State... 10 points and 16 rebounds vs. Southeastern Louisiana... 15 points and 10 rebounds vs. Tulane... ranked 20th in the SEC in scoring (12.8), second in rebounding (9.6), fifth in field goal percentage (.545), ninth in blocked shots (1.22), first in offensive rebounds (3.69) and tied for third in defensive rebounds (5.94)... scored the game-winning basket with 4.3 seconds left in Auburn's 78-77 win over Tennessee on Feb. 7... 17 points and a game-high 15 rebounds in the Hershey's College All-Star Game in Detroit on April 3... named team MVP, Outstanding Rebounder and Outstanding Co-Offensive Player.
Averaged 13.8 points, 6.9 rebounds and 1.3 blocks in 27.3 minutes per game in only 10 games before a season-ending broken left hand three minutes into Auburn's Dec. 29 game vs. Towson ... was leading the nation shooting 72.0 percent from the field before the broken hand ... he was leading the Tigers averaging 14.8 points and 7.3 rebounds on the season before he was injured in the Towson game ... 22 points (18 in the second half) and 10 rebounds at Alabama State ... 21 points (8-of-9 fgs) and 9 rebounds in all 40 minutes vs. George Washington ... 19 points vs. Alabama A&M ... 15 points, 7 rebounds at Charleston Southern ... 11 points and 10 rebounds at Tulane in season opener ... 15 points, 7 rebounds, 3 assists and 2 blocks vs. Southern ... 10 points, 7 rebounds and 5 blocks vs. Mercer.
Averaged 11.3 points, 6.6 rebounds and 1.7 blocks in starting 29-of-32 games ... had six double-doubles on the season and shot 61 percent from the field ... would have led the SEC in field goal pct. at 60.7 percent (148-of-244) but did not have enough attempts ... ranked sixth in the SEC with 2.72 offensive rebounds per game, ninth with 1.72 blocks and 11th with 6.6 rebounds ... was the first Tiger to be named SEC Player of the Week twice in the same season since All-American Chris Porter in 1998-99 and just the fourth ever, along with All-American Chuck Person in 1984-85 and first-team All-SEC Chris Morris in 1987-88 ... recorded back-to-back double-doubles in leading the Tigers to a pair of wins over Arkansas and at No. 25 Alabama (Feb. 26-Mar 4) ... was named the first SEC Player of the Week of the season on Nov. 13 with his first career double-double with 13 points and a career-high 16 rebounds in Auburn's come-from-behind win over Troy ... had the game-saving block with 9 seconds left followed by the game-saving steal with 2 seconds left vs. Troy ... 18 points (8-11 fgs), 6 rebounds vs. No.12 Alabama ... 16 points (8-9 fgs), 11 rebounds at South Carolina ... 12 points and 14 rebounds vs. Arkansas ... career-high 21 points and 10 rebounds vs. Nicholls State ... 19 points (9-11 fgs), 9 rebounds and 3 blocks vs. Oklahoma State ... 10 points in 10 minutes vs. #7 Wisconsin ... 13 points, 14 rebounds, 4 blocks vs. Miles College ... 17 points, 9 rebounds in 23 minutes vs. Tennessee State ... 14 points, career-high 7 blocks, 5 rebounds and 5 assists vs. Winston-Salem State ... received the Outstanding Rebounder Award and the Field Goal Pct. Leader award at the team's season-ending awards banquet.
2005-06 (Freshman): Averaged
6.8 points, 4.8 rebounds and 1.6 blocks in 21.3 minutes per game ... ranked ninth in the SEC in blocks ... shot 57.4 percent from the field ... started every game after the season opener, 27-of-28 for the season ... tied a career-high with 14 points and had 7 rebounds at Tennessee ... totaled 14 points (6-9 fgs), 4 rebounds and 3 blocks at Arkansas ... 13 points, 8 rebounds and a block at eventual Final Four LSU ... 10 points and 8 rebounds at Colorado State ... career-high 10 rebounds, 4 points, 3 blocks and 2 steals vs. LSU ... 9 points and 5 boards vs. Georgia ... 9 points, 7 rebounds and 3 steals vs. Gardner-Webb ... 9 points, 5 rebounds and a career-high 5 blocks vs. McNeese State ... 9 points, 7 rebounds and 2 blocks vs. Mississippi State ... won the Outstanding Rebounding Award at the team's annual awards banquet.
HIGH SCHOOL AND PERSONAL DATA: Only the second Auburn player to be selected as a McDonald's All-American with Frank Ford (1983) as the other ... Tiger head coach Jeff Lebo was a McDonald's All-American in 1985 ... four-Year letterwinner at Manchester (Ga.) High School for coach Curtis Noble ... averaged 20 points, 16 rebounds and 8 blocks as a senior in 2004-05 as he led Manchester to a 22-4 record and a Class AA Sweet 16 appearance ... played in the Roundball Classic ... Georgia Class AA Player of the Year ... Gatorade Player of the Year in Georgia ... Class AA first-team All-State ... averaged 16 points, 15 rebounds and 8 blocks as a junior in 2003-04 ... full name is Korvotney Manyez Barber ... born April 14, 1987, in Thomaston, Ga. ... son of Cynthia Barnes and John Barber ... signed national letter of intent on Nov. 10, 2004.
Charles Barkley (1981-84) | Center | 6-6, 265 | Leeds, AL (Leeds)
Had his Auburn jersey retired March 3, 2001 ... Basketball Times second-team All-American and NABC third-team All-American in 1983-84 as a junior averaging 15.1 points and 9.5 rebounds while shooting 63.8 percent from the field ... AP and UPI SEC Player of the Year in the 1983-84 season ... three-time All-SEC selection ... consensus All-SEC first-team pick by the Associated Press, United Press International and SEC Coaches as a junior in 1983-84 ... Coaches All-SEC first-team pick as a sophomore in 1982-83 and was a All-SEC second-team by the AP and UPI averaging 14.4 points and 9.5 rebounds while shooting 64.4 percent from the field, fourth-best nationally ... AP and UPI All-SEC second-team pick as a freshman in 1981-82 averaging 12.7 points and 9.8 rebounds while shooting 59.5 percent from the field ... a member of the Birmingham Post-Herald’s SEC Player of the Decade team for the 1980s ... holds the Auburn career record for field goal pct. (.626) and held it in blocks (145) when he left college ... despite foregoing his senior season, he still ranks among the Tigers’ all-time leaders in rebounding (seventh with 806) and scoring (19th with 1,183 points) ... SEC Tournament MVP in 1984 as the Tigers lost 51-49 to third-ranked Kentucky in the championship game ... led the SEC in rebounding all three Years in school and was ranked fourth in the nation shooting 64.4 percent from the field in 1982-83 ... seventh shooting 63.8 percent in 1983-84 ... tied for third in Auburn career history with 9.6 rebounds per game and is now third in career blocks ... holds Auburn’s top two single-season field goal pct. records ... scored 23 points and 17 rebounds in Auburn’s 72-71 1984 NCAA Tournament first round loss to Richmond in his last collegiate game ... a two-time Olympic Gold Medalist for the United States in 1992 (Barcelona) and 1996 (Atlanta) ... there are four players in NBA history who have compiled 20,000 points, 10,000 rebounds and 4,000 assists: Kareem Abdul-Jabbar, Wilt Chamberlain, Karl Malone and Charles Barkley ... one of the NBA’s All-Time Greatest Players ... fifth pick overall in the 1984 NBA Draft by the Philadelphia ‘76ers ... played 16 NBA seasons totaling 23,757 career points (22.1 scoring average) and 12,546 rebounds (11.7 average) for the Philadelphia ‘76ers, Phoenix Suns and Houston Rockets and reached the Playoffs every season ... played in 11-straight NBA All-Star Games, including nine as a starter ... averaged 26.6 points and 13.6 rebounds per game in the 1993 NBA Playoffs as he led the Phoenix Suns to the NBA Finals, losing to Michael Jordan’s Chicago Bulls ... was named the NBA’s MVP for the 1992-93 season and received All-NBA honors 11 times, including five first-team selections in 1988, 1989, 1990, 1991 and 1993 ... All-NBA second-team selection in 1986, 1987, 1992, 1994 and 1995 and was a third-team pick in 1996 ... had 17 points and 22 rebounds to earn MVP honors at the 1991 NBA All-Star Game in Charlotte, N.C. ... member of the Alabama Sports Hall of Fame.
2008-09 (Senior): Averaged 9.9 points, 3.5 rebounds and 1.3 assists in 24.1 minutes per game' started 20 of the 33 games he played. He shot 43 percent from the field, 33 percent from 3-point range and 75 percent from the free throw line. Barrett finished his career with 1396 points which ranks 11th on Auburn's all-time scoring list. He was Auburn's leading scorer 6 times this season'15 points vs. Florida (6-14 FGS, 1-6 3PT FGS, 2-2 FTS), 29 points vs. Vanderbilt which is his career high (10-17 FGS, 5-10 3PT FGs, 4-4 FTS), 27 points vs. Tennessee (12-19 FGS, 1-3 3PT FGS, 2-2 FTS), 15 points at Alabama (7-14 FGS, 1-2 3PT FGS, 0-0 FTS), 17 points vs. Tulsa in the 2nd round of the NIT (7-13 FGS, 2-4 3PT FGS, 1-2 FTS) and 16 points vs. Baylor in the quarterfinals of the NIT (6-15 FGS, 3-5 3Pt FGS, 1-2 FTS). He was named Co-Offensive Player of the Year on the Auburn team. He finished his career 8th on Auburn's career games played list with 123. The 157 3-point field goals in his career rank 6th all-time at Auburn.
2007-08 (Junior): Averaged 13.6 points, 4.0 rebounds and 2.2 assists in 31.9 minutes per game ... started all 30 games played ... shot 44 percent from the field, 34 percent from 3-point range and 70 percent from the foul line ... has 1,069 career points to rank 25th on Auburn's all-time list, joining the club with 13 points at Miss. State on Feb. 27 ... had a team-high 24 double figure scoring games on the season ... 24 points and 10 rebounds vs. Presbyterian (9-11 fgs, 4-5 3fgs) ... 21 points vs. Arkansas ... 20 points at Alabama ... 20 points and 3 assists vs. #18 Vanderbilt in the SEC Tournament ... named SEC Player of the Week on Nov. 26 totaling 25 points (10-13 fgs), 4 rebounds, 4 assists, 2 steals and 1 block at Charleston Southern ... 19 points and 7 rebounds vs. Towson ... 18 points and 6 rebounds vs. Miss. State ... named Coors Classic MVP with 18 points, 10 rebounds, 5 assists and 2 steals vs. Southern ... 17 points, 6 rebounds and 4 steals vs. Mercer ... 16 points, 4 assists and 3 rebounds at Tulane ... 15 points vs. LSU and at Ole Miss ... 14 points and 8 rebounds at #2 Tennessee and vs. Texas A&M-Corpus Christi ... 12 points vs. Kentucky ... 11 points and a career-high 6 assists vs. George Washington ... 10 points, 5 rebounds, 5 assists and 4 steals vs. Georgia.
2006-07 (Sophomore): Averaged 11.0 points, 3.9 rebounds and 2.3 assists in starting 24-of-32 games ... shot 38 percent from the field, 30 percent from 3-point range and 67 percent from the foul line ... shot 34 percent from 3-point range in SEC play compared to only 26 percent in non-conference games ... entering Auburn's SEC opener vs. Vanderbilt shooting 26 percent behind the arc, scored 22 points, making 6-of-9 from 3-point range ... 18 points (2-4 3fgs) at #13 LSU, making a 3-pointer with 25 seconds left that brought Auburn to within 64-63 ... 21 points, 7 rebounds, 4 steals and 4 assists vs. Nicholls State ... 19 points vs. Miles College ... 15 points and 6 rebounds vs. East Tennessee State ... 14 points (2-4 3fgs) at Georgia ... 11 points, 8 rebounds and 3 assists in the win vs. # 22 Tennessee and tied the game at 66 with a pair of free throws ... 11 points and a career-high 9 rebounds vs. Troy ... 12 points vs. #1 Florida ... 10 points, 5 rebounds and 2 blocks vs. #7 Wisconsin.
2005-06 (Freshman): Selected to the Coaches Freshman All-SEC team ... averaged 11.1 points, 3.0 rebounds and 1.5 assists in 24.9 minutes per game ... shot 46 percent from the field, a team-best 39 percent from 3-point range and 75 percent from the foul line ... started half of the Tigers' 28 games, including the last 14 of the season ... gained first start vs. Kentucky Jan. 24, totaling 12 points and six rebounds and two steals ... scored an SEC-high 22 points (9-9 fts) and had 5 rebounds vs. Mississippi State ... named SEC Freshman of the Week on Jan. 2 after totaling 28 points, 4 rebounds and 3 assists vs. Jacksonville State ... 21 points (7-10 fgs) vs. Southern Miss ... 19 points (8-12 fgs) and 3 assists vs. Winthrop ... 15 points (3-8 treys) and 4 rebounds vs. McNeese State ... 14 points vs. Alabama ... 13 points (3-6 treys) and 4 rebounds in 19 minutes vs. Lipscomb ... 11 points (3-7 treys) vs. Vanderbilt in SEC Tournament ... named the team's Outstanding Defensive Player at the annual awards banquet.
HIGH SCHOOL AND PERSONAL DATA: Averaged 22.7 points, 8.2 rebounds, 3 assists and 2 blocks per game as a senior in 2004-05 en route to earning first-team All-State honors for Marist under coach Ron Bell ... shot 51 percent from the field, 34 percent from 3-point range and 68 percent from the foul line ... scored 1,792 career points in high school to finish second on the school's all-time scoring chart ... a McDonald's All-American nominee ... played in the Georgia North-South All-Star Game and the East-West All-Star Game ... averaged 23 points and 8.5 rebounds per game as a junior in 2003-04 ... full name is Rasheem Akeem Barrett ... born Jan. 19, 1987, in Stone Mountain, Ga. ... son of Steve and Cathy Barrett ... signed national letter of intent on November 10, 2004.
Ronnie Battle (1989-90) | Guard | 6-1, 160 | Pittsview, AL (Chavala)
Three-time All-SEC selection, including first-team selections in 1990 and 1993 ... named to the Coaches All-SEC first-team as a freshman in 1989-90 and was an Associated Press All-SEC third-team pick ... Basketball Weekly Freshman All-American third-team ... Basketball Times Freshman All-American fourth-team ... Sporting News Freshman All-American honorable mention ... Basketball Times All-South honorable mention ... sixth on Auburn’s all-time scoring chart with 1,916 career points and eighth in career scoring average (16.8) ... ranked second on Auburn’s career 3-point field goal percentage chart (.423) ... holds Auburn’s single-season 3-point field goal percentage record, making 51.1 percent from behind the arc in 1991-92 ... ranked fifth all-time in 3-point field goals made with 236 … fourth on the Tigers’ career 3-point field goals attempted list with 1,556 … fifth on career field goals made chart with 717 …earned Coaches All-SEC first-team honors and AP All-SEC third-team honors as a freshman after averaging 17.0 points in 1989-90 ... garnered Coaches All-SEC honors as a senior in 1992-93 after averaging 16.5 points ... named AP All-SEC second-team and UPI All-SEC third-team in 1990-91 after averaging 17.0 points as a sophomore ... averaged 16.6 points and shot an Auburn single-season record 51.1 percent from 3-point range as a junior in 1991-92 ... earned three SEC Player of the Week honors in his career and one SEC Rookie of the Week selection ...named to the Freshman All-SEC team ... averaged 16.8 points in his four-Year career ... scored a career-high 43 points vs. Georgia in 1992, the seventh most in Auburn history ... scored 31 points vs. both Tennessee in 1993 and LSU in 1991.
Bobby Buisson (1964-67) | Guard | 6-1, 175 | New Orleans, LA
Coaches All-SEC first-team selection as a senior in 1966-67 averaging 11.5 points per game ... led the SEC shooting 56.6 percent from the field as a junior in 1965-66 and was fifth in the SEC in free throw pct. (.840) ... scored 29 points vs. Alabama as a junior when he averaged 11.9 points and 4.2 assists per game ... finished fourth in the SEC in field goal pct. (.523) as a sophomore in 1964-65 ... averaged 10.0 points per game during his career while shooting 52.1 percent from the field.
Pat Burke (1993-97) | Center | 6-11, 250 | Cape Coral, FL (Mariner)
Named All-SEC Honorable Mention by the Associated Press as a senior in 1996-97 … ranked 24th on Auburn’s all-time scoring chart with 1,064 career points (8.9 ppg) … ranked 10th on Auburn’s career rebounding record list with 715 (6.0 rpg) … shot 48 percent from the field in his career … averaged a team-high 11.0 points and 7.0 rebounds as a senior in 1996-97, had six double-doubles on the season …totaled 17 points, 13 rebounds and two blocks at UAB … notched 13 points and 12 rebounds at Arkansas … averaged 11.0 points and 8.7 rebounds as a junior in 1995-96 … ranked fifth on Auburn’s all time blocked shots list with 133 … Played in the World University Games for Ireland in 1993 and 1995 … Team Captain …played one season in the NBA with the Orlando Magic in 2002-03 and has played the other seven Years professionally in Europe.
Keenan Carpenter (1987-89) | Guard | 6-2, 190 | Rutherfordton, NC (R.S. Central)
Associated Press All-SEC second-team and United Press International All-SEC third-team selection as a senior in 1988-89 when he was seventh in the SEC averaging 19.0 points and shot 41 percent from 3-point range ... seventh in the SEC in 3-point field goal pct. and was fourth in free throw pct. (.781) ... scored a career-high 44 points, the fifth-most in Auburn history, vs. LSU as a senior in 1989 ... led the SEC in 3-point field goals made per game (3.0) in 1988-89 and was ranked 23rd nationally ... scored 30 or more points five times in his two-Year career ... scored 33 points at Florida as a junior in 1988 ... 32 points at Ole Miss as a senior in 1989 ... made a then Auburn record eight three-pointers vs. LSU in 1989.
Bobby Cattage (1977-81) | Center | 6-9, 230 | Huntsville, AL (Johnson)
Named to the United Press International All-SEC third-team as a sophomore in 1978-79 after averaging 15.9 points and 9.3 rebounds while shooting 48.9 percent from the field ... his 9.3 rebounds per game ranked fourth in the SEC ... finished 20 points shy of the 1,000-point club ... had double-doubles in 10 of Auburn’s first 11 games as a sophomore in 19789-79 ... scored a career-high 27 points vs. both Georgia and Southwestern Louisiana as a sophomore ... Auburn beat Southwestern Louisiana 83-82 in the season-opener on a three-point play by Cattage with :02 left ... Named to the Big Sun All-Tournament team as a sophomore with 22 pionts and 13 rebounds vs. Oklahoma and 19 points and 10 boards vs. Navy as the Tigers won the tournament ... 18 points and 15 rebounds vs. Florida State in the second game of the 1978-79 season ... 18 points and 11 boards vs. Florida and then 24 points and 11 rebounds vs. the Gators ... 13 points and a career-high 16 rebounds vs. Vanderbilt ... 17 points and 12 rebounds vs. Alabama ... 23 points and eight rebounds vs. Kentucky ... had 21 points in the longest game in SEC Tournament history in Auburn’s 1979 four overtime 95-91 victory over Georgia and scored what proved to be the winning basket with 1:06 left in the game ... prior to his junior season, spent 59 days in intensive care in Lee County Hospital following an infection from an April surgery for a ruptured appendix and lost over 70 pounds ... averaged 9.4 points and 6.2 rebounds in his Tiger career.
Marquis Daniels (1999-2003) | Guard/Forward | 6-6, 200 | Orlando, FL (Mt. Zion Christian Academy, NC)
Two-time All-SEC selection … named as the Southeastern Conference’s Player of the Year by the Birmingham News and as the SEC’s Most Valuable Player by CollegeInsider.com in 2003 … All-SEC second-team by the Associated Press and SEC Coaches in 2003 and AP and Coaches All-SEC third-team in 2001 … 2003 All-NCAA East Regional … ninth on Auburn’s all-time scoring chart with 1,530 points in only three-and-a-half Years … as a senior in 2002-03, led the SEC in steals (2.3), ranked second in scoring (18.4), fifth in field goal pct. (.513) and 10th in assists (3.3) … Auburn’s all-time leader in steals with 208 in his career and is sixth in career free throws attempted (418) … averaged 23.3 points, 7.0 rebounds, 3.0 assists and 2.3 steals in 35.3 minutes per game in three NCAA Tournament games in 2003 while shooting 53 percent from the field as he led the 10th-seeded Tigers to an improbable run to the Sweet 16 … scored a game-high 27 points, game-high nine rebounds, four assists and two steals in 38 minutes vs. eventual National Champion Syracuse in the NCAA Tournament Sweet 16 … had 17 second-half points against the Orangemen’s vaunted 2-3 zone as the Tigers came back from 17 points down to lose 79-78 to Syracuse … named the Chevrolet Auburn Player of the Game vs. Syracuse … 25 points (3-of-4 three-pointers), eight rebounds, four assists and two steals in 42 minutes in the overtime win over Saint Joseph’s in the NCAA Tournament first round in being named the Chevrolet Auburn Player of the Game … scored eight of the Tigers’ final 11 points in the win over Saint Joseph’s, drilling a 23-foot 3-pointer well beyond the top of the key with :05 left in regulation to give Auburn a 57-55 lead … hit a reverse layup, was fouled and made the free throw with :44 remaining in overtime for a 64-63 Auburn lead … 18 points, four rebounds and three steals in only 26 minutes in the win over second-seeded, ACC Champion and eighth-ranked Wake Forest in the NCAA Tournament second round in being named Player of the Game .. scored seven of his 18 points in the final 1:50 of the Wake game … scored a career-high 38 points vs. Troy State en route to being named MVP of the San Juan Shootout as a senior … scored in double-figures every game as senior and 35-straight games total … led the team in four stat categories as a senior averaging 18.4 points, 6.2 rebounds, 3.3 assists and 2.3 steals … three-time MVP for the Tigers who played every position but center … signed as a free agent with the Dallas Mavericks in 2003 and then signed a lucrative multi-Year deal with the Mavericks in 2004 following his rookie season.
Kyle Davis (2000-04) | Center | 6-10, 235 | Blakely, GA (Early County)
Auburn’s all-time career blocked shots leader with 360 ... ranks second all-time in SEC history behind LSU’s Shaquille O’Neal, who had 412 blocks ... led the SEC in blocks all four Years at Auburn ... averaged career-highs of 6.5 points and 6.8 rebounds along with an SEC-leading 2.6 blocks as a senior in 2003-04 ... had a career-high 16 rebounds and nine points in 22 minutes vs. LSU on Senior Day, making the only 3-pointer of his career on Auburn’s last basket ... 21 points and nine rebounds in 24 minutes vs. Colorado State as a senior ... broke Mamadou N’diaye’s career blocked shots record of 255 against Ole Miss Feb. 5, 2003, in his junior season ... ranked fifth in the nation as a junior averaging 3.7 blocks per game to go along with 6.3 points and 5.9 rebounds ... totaled seven points, nine rebounds and four blocks in 33 minutes vs. Saint Joseph’s in the NCAA Tournament first round ... averaged 6.3 rebounds, 3.7 points and 4.0 blocks in Auburn’s three NCAA Tournament games in 2003 as the Tigers reached the Sweet 16, losing 79-78 to eventual NCAA Champion Syracuse ... averaged 5.6 points, 5.1 rebounds and an SEC-best 3.3 blocks in only 20.3 minutes per game as a sophomore in 2001-02 ... averaged more blocks than four SEC teams ... had an incredible 13 blocked shots (one shy of the NCAA record) vs. Miami, Fla., in the 2001 NIT first round as a freshman ... it ranked as the fifth most blocks in NCAA history (behind 14 each by David Robinson of Navy, Shawn Bradley of BYU, Loren Woods of Arizona and Roy Rogers of Alabama) ... the 13 blocks were also the second-most in SEC history and it set both a NIT single-game and Auburn single-game record ... had 11 of the 13 blocks in the second half ... had a career-high 19 points, nine rebounds and four blocks at Purdue in the 2001 NIT second round.
Lee DeFore (1964-67) | Forward | 6-6, 210 | Atlanta, GA (Sylvan)
A three-Year letterman from 1964-67 who was team captain his last Year … left Auburn as the school's all-time scoring leader … currently ranks 12th on Auburn’s all-time scoring list with 1,386 points ... was an All-American by the Helms Athletic Foundation (36-man roster) in 1965-66 ... currently ranks 5th on Auburn’s all-time scoring average with 19.0 points … 8th in free throws made and 6th in single-season free throw percentage (.853) … 11th in single-season free throws attempted (156) … 5th in single-season free throws made (133) … 7th in single-season free throws attempted (516) ... tied for 8th in single-season field goals made (241) … 4th in single-season scoring average (23.7) … 9th in single-season points (615) … led the SEC in scoring as a senior in 1965-66 with a 23.7 average, set nine Auburn scoring records, scored over 30 seven different times, and led the team in scoring in 21 of 26 games.
Derrick Dennison (1986-90) | Forward/Guard | 6-3, 190 | Atlanta, GA (Douglass)
Named to the United Press International All-SEC third-team as a senior in 1989-90 after averaging 16.0 points and 4.4 rebounds ... Basketball Weekly All-Deep South honorable mention selection in 1989-90 ... ranked 23rd on Auburn’s all-time scoring chart with 1,070 points ... ranked ninth on the Tigers’ career steals chart with 134 ... tied for fourth on Auburn’s single-season steals list with 64 in 1989-90 ... holds the Auburn record for steals in a game with eight vs. Michigan State in the 1989 Great Alaska Shootout ... averaged 10.1 points, 3.2 rebounds, 2.2 assists and 1.3 steals in his career ... averaged 12.5 points, 4.2 rebounds and 4.3 assists as a junior in 1988-89 ... Blue Angels Classic all-tournament in 1989.
Jimmy Fibbe (1958-61) | Forward | 6-3, 180 | Frankfort, KY
Finished his Auburn career ranked fourth on the Tigers’ all-time scoring chart with 838 points ... had a one-and-one free throw situation with Auburn down 59-58 with :04 left against Kentucky and made both to give the 17th-ranked Tigers a 61-60 victory the Wildcats en route to the SEC Championship that followed after a 71-63 home win over Tennessee and a 63-61 overtime victory over Alabama in Montgomery, Ala. ... ranked third on Auburn’s single-season free throw percentage chart making 86.5 percent in 1960-61 ... ranked fifth on Auburn’s career free throw percentage list (.802) ... ranked ninth on Auburn’s all-time field goal percentage chart (.548).
Daymeon Fishback (1996-2000) | Guard | 6-5, 218 | Bowling Green, KY (Greenwood)
Helped lead Auburn to the 1999 SEC Championship with a 29-4 record, NCAA Tournament Sweet 16 appearance and a No. 1 seed ... helped lead the Tigers to the 2000 NCAA Tournament second round ... averaged a career-best 9.6 points and 4.1 rebounds while averaging 29.8 minutes a game as a senior in 1999-2000 ... SEC Academic Honor Roll selection in 1999 ... Coaches All-SEC Freshman first-team and Basketball Times All-South honorable mention selection as he averaged 7.8 points as a rookie in 1996-97 ... averaged 6.9 points and 3.2 rebounds as a sophomore in 1997-98 ... averaged only 4.5 points in 12.1 minutes a game as a junior ... finished 83 points shy of 1,000 points in his career ... recorded his only career double-double with a season-high 21 points and a career-high 14 rebounds in Auburn’s 78-70 upset win over No. 10 Florida in the 2000 SEC Tournament ... totaled 16 points and six rebounds vs. Creighton in the 2000 NCAA Tournament first round ... had 12 points and nine rebounds in 23 minutes vs. Ohio State in the 1999 NCAA Tournament Sweet 16 ... scored a career-high 24 points on 5-of-9 three-pointers at No. 16 Arkansas as a sophomore in 1998 ... had a freshman high of 19 points (5-of-9 three-pointers) vs. Mississippi State in 1997 ... ranks fifth on Auburn’s career 3-point field goals made chart with 185 and fifth in career 3-pointers attempted with 530 ... made 59 three-pointers in 1999-2000 to tie for 10th on Auburn’s single-season list ... ranks sixth and seventh on the 3-pointers attempted single-season chart with 174 and 164, respectively ... sixth on Auburn’s career games played list with 127 ... is Auburn Basketball’s analyst on the Auburn Network’s broadcast of Tiger games.
Wes Flanigan (1993-97) | Guard | 6-1, 180 | Little Rock, AR (Parkview)
Named first-team All-SEC by The Birmingham News, Basketball Weekly second-team All-SEC and Associated Press and Coaches All-SEC third-team as a junior in 1995-96 averaging 13.4 points and an SEC-best 6.7 assists ... Awarded the United States Basketball Writers Association’s “Most Courageous Award” at the 1996 Final Four in Indianapolis, Ind., after he underwent a successful four-hour surgery to remove a sarcoma from his left leg humerus May 15, 1996 ... tied the Auburn single-season record for average assists with 6.7 in 1995-96 ... his 64 steals in 1995-96 tied for first in a single-season and is currently tied for fourth .... named to the Freshman All-SEC team in 1993-94 as he ranked fifth in the league averaging a team-high 4.9 assists ... ranked 18th on Auburn’s all-time scoring chart with 1,208 career points ... ranks second in career assists with 573 ... is third in all-time free throws made (338) and free throws attempted (485) ... eighth in career steals (152) ... averaged 10.1 points and 4.8 assists in his career ... averaged 10.0 points and 4.5 assists as a senior in 1996-97 coming back from his leg surgery.
Frank Ford (1983-87) | Guard/Forward | 6-4, 220 | Kissimmee, FL (Osceola)
Named to the Associated Press All-SEC third-team as a senior in 1986-87 after averaging 12.9 points ... started 127 consecutive games during his four-Year career while helping Auburn to an 82-47 record and four-straight NCAA Touranment appearances, including the first appearance in school history in 1984 ... played in 129 total games tying him with Scott Pohlman (1997-2001) for the most in Auburn history ... finished his Auburn career fifth on the school’s all-time scoring list with 1,389 points and is currently 11th … was ranked second in career steals with 156 at Auburn at graduation behind teammate Gerald White and is currently sixth ... named the Gulf MVP vs. Alabama March 7, 1987, and vs. Kentucky February 4, 1987 ... he and Gerald White were a duo that was responsible for 238 combined starting assignments and 2,262 points over the past four seasons when the Tigers went 82-47 ... averaged 10.8 points in his four-Year career ... averaged 12.9 points, 6.0 rebounds and 2.4 assists as a senior in 1986-87 as the Tigers advanced to the NCAA Tournament second round ... averaged 11.1 points, 4.4 rebounds and 2.1 assists in helping Auburn reach the NCAA Tournament Elite 8 in 1986 ... averaged 11.5 points and 4.8 rebounds in helping Auburn to the 1985 SEC Tournament Championship and the NCAA Tournament Sweet 16 ... scored a game-high 23 points in making all nine field goal attempts in Auburn’s 66-64 upset of 13th-ranked Kansas in the 1985 NCAA Tournament second round that enabled the Tigers to the first Sweet 16 appearance in school history ... had a team-high 17 points in Auburn’s 62-56 loss to seventh-ranked North Carolina in the 1985 Sweet 16 ... scored in the double figures 73 times ... drafted in the sixth round of the 1987 NBA Draft by the Los Angeles Lakers.
Rex Frederick (1957-59) | 6-5 | 195 | Birmingham, AL (Corners HS)
A three-time All-SEC selection … lettered three Years from 1957-59 … Helms Athletic Foundation All-American (second-team) selection … Alabama Sports Hall of Fame member … 1st in Auburn history with his all-time rebound average of 14.3 per game … his total of 904 rebounds throughout his career ranks 5th on Auburn’s all-time rebounding chart … left Auburn as the 9th all-time leading scorer with 937 points … continues to hold the top two single-season records for most rebounds with 325 in 1957-58 and 322 in 1956-57 … holds the single-game record for rebounds (27 vs. SMU in 1957) … Alabama Sports Hall of Fame member.
Reggie Gallon (1989-93) | Guard | 5-10, 165 | Miami, FL (Edison)
Finished his Auburn career third on the all-time assists chart with 466 and is currently fifth ... finished fourth on the Tigers career free throws made chart with 289 and is currently fifth while he was sixth with 406 free throws attempted and is currently eighth ... was just 32 points shy of reaching 1,000 points in his career ... four-Year starter at point guard ... two-time first-team Small America pick by the United Press International (for players under 6-foot-0) as a freshman and sophomore ... Basketball Times Freshman All-America honorable mention selection in 1989-90 ... named to the SEC all-underrated team by The Tennessean as a sophomore ... named to the Knoxville News-Sentinel Freshman All-SEC team in 1989-90 after averaging 9.8 points and 3.8 assists ... averaged 8.4 points and third in the SEC with 4.5 assists as a senior in 1992-93 in helping lead Auburn to its inaugural NIT appearance ... averaged 6.4 points and was sixth in the SEC with 4.0 assists as a junior in 1991-92 ... averaged 9.1 points and was fifth in the SEC with 4.1 assists as a sophomore in 1990-91 ... scored a career-high 24 points vs. Mississippi State and at Alaska-Anchorage as a freshman ... named SEC Rookie of the Week Jan. 15-21, 1990, as he had 17 points and eight rebounds vs. Vanderbilt and 11 points and seven assists at Ole Miss ... knocked down two free throws after a steal with :03 left to preserve an 82-79 victory over Vanderbilt ... defensive ace who held LSU All-American Chris Jackson to nine points -- the only time Jackson failed to reach double figures in his collegiate career ... named to the Blue Angels Classic All-Tournament team as a freshman.
Porter Gilbert (1959-61) | Guard | 6-1, 165 | Geraldine, AL (Geraldine)
Three-Year letterwinner who averaged 10.3 points per game for his career while shooting 59.7 percent from the field ... he was Auburn's all-time leader in field goal pct. (.597) when he graduated and is currently third behind Charles Barkley and Aaron Swinson ... one of coach Joel Eaves' Seven Dwarfs that won the 1960 SEC Championship, the first in Auburn history ... averaged 11.4 points and 5.5 rebounds as a starter in the 1960 SEC Championship season while shooting a then-school record 57.4 percent from the field (97-169) and 76.7 percent from the foul line ... averaged 11.2 points and 3.6 rebounds as a senior in 1960-61 while shooting 58 percent from the field ... averaged 8.5 points and 3.5 rebounds as a sophomore in 1958-59 while shooting 65.7 percent from the field (65-of-99) and 73 percent from the foul line ... Auburn won a school record 30-straight games from Jan. 22, 1958, to Feb. 21, 1959, and he was the go-to guy when there was the need of an outside buzzer beater ... he nailed the game-winning basket to win six games during that historic 30-game streak ... played prior to the shot clock when teams could "freeze" the ball, and he was the ball handler to "freeze" it because he wouldn't turn it over and would hit the free throws if he were fouled.
Ray Groover (1959-61) | Guard | 6-1, 175 | Quitman, GA
Three-year letterwinner from 1959-61 and was a member of Auburn's 1960 SEC Championship team, the first in Auburn history ... still is in a tie for Auburn single game records for free throws made (17) and free throws attempted (21) vs. Florida State on Dec. 10, 1960, in Auburn ... averaged 14.1 points and 3.0 rebounds as a senior in 1960-61 ... averaged 11.6 points and 3.0 rebounds as a junior in 1959-60 for the SEC Champion Tigers by shooting 52.6 percent from the field and 79.3 percent from the foul line ... averaged 4.2 points as a sophomore in 1958-59, shooting 56.2 percent from the floor and 75 percent from 3-point range.
Henry Harris (1969-72) | Guard | 6-3, 190 | Boligee, AL (Greene County)
Named to the Associated Press All-SEC third-team in 1971-72 as a senior after averaging 11.3 points and 6.2 rebounds ... Auburn’s first African-American basketball player ... averaged 11.6 points and 6.4 rebounds as a junior in 1970-71 ... averaged 12.5 points and 7.5 rebounds as a sophomore in 1969-70 ... averaged 20.5 points and 9.7 rebounds on Auburn’s freshman team in 1968-69 ... led Auburn to the Vanderbilt Classic title with wins over St. Louis and Dartmouth as he made the All-Tournament team as a sophomore ... selected to the All-SEC Sophomore team ... scored 42 points against Kentucky for Auburn’s freshman team ... scored a season-high 17 points vs. Louisiana Tech as a senior ... scored 23 points in an 83-72 victory over Alabama and had 22 points vs. Xavier (Ohio) as a junior ... scored season-highs of 21 points four times as a sophomore vs. Tennessee, Georgia, Mississippi State and Dartmouth.
Henry Hart (1957-60)
A three-Year letterman … Helms Athletic Foundation All-American (second-team) selection as a senior … two-time All-SEC selection in 1958 and 1959 … was team captain and averaged 15.5 points on the 1960 SEC Champion Tigers, the first in Auburn history … held the Auburn record for most free throws made in an SEC game (16 against Alabama in 1959) … left Auburn as the 12th-leading scorer in Tiger history with 899 points.
Shag Hawkins (1940-42) | Bagley, AL
Auburn’s first player to be on scholarship as Coca-Cola put a vending machine in the old Alumni Gym where drinks were sold for five cents, and the proceeds would go to Hawkins as his basketball scholarship ... the first Auburn Tiger to be named All-SEC Tournament as he was a first-team selection in 1942 as he helped lead the Tigers to wins over Vanderbilt (36-34) and Tulane (45-36) before falling to eventual SEC Tournament Champion Kentucky (40-31) in the semifinals ... from 1933-52, players named to the all-tournament team at the SEC Tournament served as the All-SEC squad ... Auburn’s first player to lead the SEC in scoring as he averaged 15.3 points in 1940-41 as a junior as the Tigers went 13-6 (6-5 SEC) ... columnist John Pierce wrote during Shag’s Auburn career that “Hawkins is the most deadly piece of basketball machinery we have ever seen. We have yet to walk in when he couldn’t do some entirely unconventional thing with a basketball-something we hadn’t seen before. Shag’s style of play is unique. It’s either the most countrified version of Dr. Naismith’s brain-child ever to appear in public circles -- or it’s so metropolitan that New York isn’t big enough for it yet.” ... teammate Frank Manci lead the SEC in scoring the following season in 1941-42 averaging 13.7 points as the tandem became the first teammates to lead the Southeastern Conference in scoring in back-to-back seasons ... played professionally with the Birmingham Vulcans in the Southern Professional Basketball League for two seasons in 1947 and 1948 and in the American Basketball League with teams from Moline, Ill., and Wilkes-Barre, Pa.
Layton Johns (1960-63) | Center | 6-7, 220 | Nahunta, GA
Two-time first-team All-SEC selection as he averaged a double-double two consecutive seasons and led the SEC in field goal percentage two-straight Years ... named MVP in the SEC in 1962-63 ... named to the Associated Press and Coaches All-SEC first-teams as a senior in 1962-63 after averaging a double-double with 15.0 points and 12.5 rebounds while leading the SEC shooting 56.7 percent from the field ... ranked sixth in the nation shooting 56.7 percent from the field ... named to the Coaches All-SEC first-team as a junior in 1961-62 and was an AP All-SEC second-team pick after averaging a double-double with 15.7 points and 11.3 rebounds per game while leading the SEC shooting 58.4 percent from the field ... ranked second in the nation in 1961-62 shooting 58.4 percent from the field ... finished his Auburn career as the school’s all-time leader in field goal percentage (.571) and is currently fifth ... held the Auburn single-season record by shooting 58.4 percent from the field in 1961-62 and is currently ninth ... was ranked 15th nationally in rebounding at .159 (from 1955-67, the rebounding championship was determined on the basis of highest pct. of recoveries made out of the total by both teams in all games) ... finished his Auburn career fifth on the Tigers all-time scoring chart with 806 points ... averaged a double-double for his career with 12.6 points and 10.2 rebounds per game. One of AU’s top career scoring leaders; Johns was named the Most Valuable Player in the SEC in 1963. He is the No. 17 all-time Auburn scorer. Auburn’s leading scorer and rebounder during junior and senior Years.
Eddie Johnson (1973-76) | Guard | 6-2, 175 | Weirsdale, FL (Lake Weir)
Four-time All-SEC selection, including a first-team pick three Years … he and Mike Mitchell are the only four-time All-SEC picks in Auburn history … consensus All-SEC first-team selection as a junior in 1975-76 by the Associated Press, United Press International and SEC Coaches as he averaged 19.7 points … left as both Auburn’s all-time leading scorer with 1,988 career points and 499 assists … he is currently fourth in both scoring and assists … averaged 19.5 points in his career and is currently third-best all-time … AP and UPI third-team All-SEC selection as a senior in 1976-77 averaging 15.6 points … Coaches All-SEC first-team pick and AP and UPI second-team selection as both a freshman and sophomore … averaged 20.9 points in 1974-75 and his 21.8 points per game in 1973-74 are the most ever by an Auburn freshman … was the first freshman to ever lead the SEC in scoring … holds the Auburn freshman record with 38 points vs. Florida on Feb. 16, 1974 … scored a career-high 39 points at Tennessee as a senior in 1976 … scored more than 30 points six times in his career … ranks second all-time at Auburn with both 410 free throws made and 512 attempted … seventh in career free throw pct. (.800) … holds the Auburn single-season free throw percentage record of 87.9 percent in 1974-75 that also ranked fourth nationally ... ranks third all-time in field goals made (789) and attempted (1,777) … averaged over 20 points a game in two seasons … voted Best Defensive Player by SEC coaches in 1975 … drafted by the Atlanta Hawks in the third round of the 1977 NBA Draft … 11-Year NBA veteran … played nine Years in the NBA with the Hawks from 1977-86, one Year with the Cleveland Cavaliers in 1985-86 and then with the Sacramento Kings and Seattle Supersonics in 1986-87.
Mike Jones (1985-87) | Forward | 6-7, 230 | Columbus, GA (Oak Hill Academy, VA)
Averaged 21.9 points and 10.0 rebounds in only seven games as a junior in 1987 ... scored a career-high 32 points and had 10 rebounds in Auburn’s Final Four overtime loss at Illinois 107-103 as a junior ... averaged 15.8 points and 7.2 rebounds while starting all 31 games as a sophomore ... scored a then career-high 30 points to go along with nine rebounds vs. eventual national champion Indiana in the 1987 NCAA Tournament second round ... scored 24 points, making 11-of-16 shots from the field, in the 1987 NCAA Tournament opener vs. San Diego ... averaged 18.4 points during Auburn’s last 19 games of the 1986-87 season ... third-team all-freshman selection by Basketball Weekly when he averaged 8.7 points and 3.4 rebounds in 1985-86 ... unanimous Freshman All-SEC pick by the Knoxville News-Sentinel and Birmingham News ... sank 5-of-6 shots from the field for 12 points vs. Arizona in 21 minutes in the 1986 NCAA Tournament first round ... drilled an 18-foot jumper at the buzzer to give Auburn an 87-86 overtime win at Georgia ... drafted by the Milwaukee Bucks in the third round of the 1988 NBA Draft.
Ralph 'Shug' Jordan (1929-32) | Selma, AL
A three-sport star as a captain of the basketball team, football center and the winning pitcher in the Southern Conference championship baseball game ... remained at Auburn as an assistant football coach and head basketball coach following graduation ... it was written that “as a basketball player, Jordan could be described as the Pete Maravich of the old Southern Conference, which stretched from Virginia to Louisiana. In 1929, he was the conference-leading scorer with 111 points.” ... in his three-Year playing career at Auburn, the Tigers went 1-10 in his sophomore season, 9-6 as a junior and 12-3 as a senior in 1932 ... coached basketball at Auburn for 10 seasons from 1933-34 to 1941-42 and then from 1945-46 as he went 95-77 overall, including 61-56 in SEC play ... is the only coach other than the legendary Joel Eaves to have a winning career conference record ... coached football at Auburn for 25 Years from 1951-75 ... Auburn’s all-time winningest football coach with a record of 176-83-6 ... head coach of the 1957 National Champion football Tigers.
Bill Kirkpatrick (1952-55) | Guard | 5-10 | Surgoinsville, Tenn.
Auburn’s first All-SEC first-team selection in 1954-55 by the United Press International when he averaged 18.7 points and 3.0 rebounds per game ... scored a career-high 36 points vs. Howard Jan. 5, 1955, in Auburn which ranked as the most points in a single-game in school history ... averaged 9.7 points and 1.8 rebounds as a junior in 1953-54 ... averaged 9.6 points and 5.7 rebounds as a sophomore in 1952-53 ... three-Year starter.
Don Lanford (1947-51) | Guard
Two-time All-SEC pick in 1950 and 1951 ... Associated Press All-SEC second-team selection in 1950 averaging 10.5 points per game ... AP All-SEC third-team pick in 1951 averaging 11.2 points and 5.8 rebounds ... team captain.
Darrell Lockhart (1979-83) | Forward/Center | 6-9, 235 | Thomaston, GA (Robert E. Lee)
Named to the Associated Press All-SEC third-team as a senior in 1982-83 as he averaged 13.0 points and 5.5 rebounds while shooting 55 percent from the field ... finished his Auburn career seventh on Auburn’s all-time scoring chart with 1,236 points and is currently 17th ... ranked 12th at Auburn in career field goal percentage (53.3) ... started every game of his career beginning with the 10th game of his freshman Year against Kentucky in Rupp Arena …scored a career-high 29 points to go along with 10 rebounds vs. Florida State as a junior as he made 14-of-17 shots from the field ... made the last field goal of the game with 2:52 left to give Auburn a 56-54 victory over Alabama as a sophomore in 1982 ... hit a jumper from the top of the key with :17 left on the clock as a freshman at Georgia to send the game into overtime that the Tigers eventually won 69-65 ... averaged 11.1 points and 5.7 rebounds in his career while shooting 53 percent from the field ... averaged 11.6 points per game and 5.7 rebounds as a junior in 1982-83 as he shot 56 percent from the field ... averaged 11.2 points and 6.4 rebounds as a sophomore in 1980-81 ... averaged 8.8 points and 5.4 rebounds as a freshman in 1979-80 ... drafted in the second round of the 1983 NBA Draft by the San Antonio Spurs ... played the 1983-84 season with the Spurs.
Bill Lynn (1948-50) | Center | St. Bernard JC | Cullman, AL
Third-team AP All-SEC selection in 1950 averaging 14.7 points per game ... led Auburn in scoring both his seasons at Auburn ... was cheif scout and freshman coach from 1951-59 when was was named varsity assistant coach ... coached Auburn to five wins in its last seven games of the 1962-63 season following head coach Joel Eaves’ heart attack ... took over as head coach two weeks before the start of the 1963-64 season when Eaves became the athletic director at the University of Georgia ... he coached for 10 seasons from 1963-73 where he posted a 130-124 record overall, including an 84-88 mark in SEC play.
Frank Manci (1940-42)
Led the SEC in scoring in 1941-42 averaging 13.7 points as he and teammate Shag Hawkins (15.3 ppg in 1940-41) became the first teammates to lead the Southeastern Conference in scoring in back-to-back seasons ... helped the Tigers to SEC Tournament wins over Vanderbilt (36-34) and Tulane (45-36) before falling to eventual SEC Tournament Champion Kentucky (40-31) in the semifinals.
Mack McGadney (1998-2002) | Forward | 6-7, 250 | Mobile, AL (LeFlore)
Averaged 15.0 points, 8.3 rebounds in 27.8 minutes per game as a junior in 2000-01, but only played in eight games, starting seven ... was nearly averaging a double-double with 16.9 points and 9.3 rebounds before tearing the anterior cruciate ligament in his left knee vs. Louisiana-Lafayette Dec. 4, 2000, in the eighth game of the season ... had a monster game in totaling both a career-high 33 points and a career-high 19 rebounds vs. Toledo in the Energia Systems Thanksgiving Tournament in Kansas City, Mo. ... ranked third in the SEC in rebounding at the time of his injury ... named to the SEC Academic Honor Roll as a senior in 2001-02 with a 3.09 in Sociology ... named to the 2000 SEC All-Tournament team averaging 12.0 points and 7.3 rebounds ... had 15 points and a then-career-high 15 rebounds vs. Arkansas in the SEC Tournament Championship game ... scored 15 points vs. Creighton in the 2000 NCAA Tournament first round ... grabbed a loose ball and nailed a 25-foot 3-pointer as the shot clock was winding down with 1:44 to play to give Auburn a 65-61 lead over Creighton after the Bluejays had trimmed a once Tiger 18-point lead to one ... as a freshman in 1998-99, averaged 14.3 points and 6.3 rebounds during Chris Porter’s three-game suspension, starting the games at Alabama and at Georgia ... was a member of Auburn’s 1999 SEC Championship team that went 29-4 and was a No. 1 seed in the NCAA Tournament.
John Mengelt (1969-71) | Guard | 6-3, 190 | Elwood, IN (Wendell Wilkie)
A two-time All-America selection by the Helms Athletic Foundation (36-man roster) in 1969 and 1970 … three-time All SEC selection … Alabama Sports Hall of Fame member … 5th on Auburn’s all-time scoring list with 1,920 points (only played three seasons) … ranks 1st in all-time scoring average (24.8) … 1st in all-time free throws made … 1st in all-time free throws attempted and 6th in all-time field goals made … 6th in all-time field goals attempted and 6th all-time free throw percentage ... became Auburn’s first SEC Sophomore of the Year, set one-game scoring record (60 points vs. Alabama), one-game field goal record (23) and at one time was the top sophomore scorer in Tiger history (486) … has Auburn’s top four single-game scoring marks with 60 vs. Alabama, 48 vs. Vanderbilt, 47 vs. Ole Miss and 45 vs. North Carolina State … also scored 42 points vs. Kentucky, 41 points vs. Kentucky and 40 points vs. both Georgia and Vanderbilt … scored 40 or more points eight times in his career while only four other Tigers in school history have scored 40 points or more … Auburn’s second-highest single-season scorer with 738 points in 1970-71 ... NBA second round draft pick by the Cincinnati Royals in 1971 … played in the NBA from 1971-81 with the Kansas City-Omaha Kings, Detroit Pistons, Chicago Bulls and Golden State Warriors.
Mike Mitchell (1975-78) | Forward | 6-8, 215 | Atlanta, GA (Price)
Four-time All-SEC selection, including a first-team pick three Years and a third-team pick as a freshman … second-team All American selection by the Converse Yearbook as a senior in 1977-78 … Mitchell’s 996 rebounds ranks 1st on the all-time rebounding list … left Auburn as the school’s all-time leading scorer with 2,123 points and rebounder with 926 rebounds … he currently ranks 2nd on the scoring list and is still the all-time rebound leader … Mitchell is ranked 2nd on Auburn’s all-time list in three other statistical categories: field goals attempted (1830), field goals made (926) and all-time scoring average (20.4) … tied for 3rd on Auburn’s all-time rebound average list with 9.6 ... NBA first round draft choice by the Cleveland Cavaliers in 1978 … played in the NBA from 1978-90 with Cleveland and San Antonio … scored 40 points at Georgia in 1977.
Jeff Moore (1984-88) | Center | 6-7, 240 | Birmingham, AL (Midfield)
Two-time All-SEC selection ... named to the United Press International and Coaches All-SEC first-team as a junior in 1986-87 and was an Associated Press All-SEC second-team pick as well as a USBWA All-District selection and a Basketball Weekly All-South choice ... named to the UPI All-SEC third-team as a senior in 1987-88 ... finished his Auburn career sixth on the all-time scoring chart with 1,549 points and is currently eighth ... ranked second all-time in career rebounds with 950, fourth in free throws made (329) and tied for fourth in free throws attempted (429) ... ranked ninth in single-season rebounds with 293 ... named as the SEC Player of the Week in December 1987 ... went to the NCAA Tournament all four Years, including the Elite Eight in 1986, Sweet 16 in 1985 and second round in 1987 and 1988 ... member of the 1985 SEC Tournament Champion Tigers that became the first team to win four games in four days at the tournament ... averaged 13.1 points and 8.1 rebounds in his career while shooting 51.3 percent from the field ... averaged 18.6 points and 9.2 rebounds while shooting 49.7 percent from the field and 83.5 percent from the free throw line as a senior in 1987-88 ... nearly averaged a double-double with 17.4 points (fourth in SEC) and and 9.5 rebounds (second in SEC) as a junior in 1986-87 while shooting a career-best 54.3 percent shooting from the field (eighth in SEC) and 80 percent from the foul line (eighth in SEC) ... averaged 10.9 points and 7.1 rebounds as a sophomore in 1985-86 while shooting 50.7 percent from the field ... averaged 8.2 points and 7.1 rebounds as a freshman in 1984-85 while shooting 49.2 percent from the field as he was named to the Birmingham News and Knoxville News-Sentinel Freshman All-SEC team ... his 538 points in 1986-87 ranked ninth all-time at Auburn and is now tied for 13th ... totaled 23 points and 10 rebounds in Auburn’s 79-72 win over Kentucky in the 1987 SEC Tournament ... had 46 points and 23 rebounds in a two-game sweep vs. Florida in 1987 ... scored a career-high 32 points and grabbed a career-high 18 rebounds vs. Eastern Kentucky in 1986-87 ... went 7-4 in 11 NCAA Tournament games, averaging 12.0 points and 8.5 rebounds ... in NCAA Tournament games from his sophomore to senior seasons, he averaged a double-double with 15.1 points and 10.0 rebounds ... 15 points vs. No. 1 seed St. John’s in 1986 NCAA Tournament second round ... 11 points and 12 rebounds vs. Arizona in 1986 NCAA Tournament first round ... 24 points and 10 rebounds vs. No. 3 Indiana in 1987 NCAA Tournament second round ... 14 points and 14 rebounds vs. San Diego in 1987 NCAA Tournament first round ... 22 points and 11 rebounds vs. No. 8 Oklahoma in 1988 NCAA Tournament second round ... 13 points and 13 rebounds vs. No. 11 Bradley in 1988 NCAA Tournament first round.
Chris Morris (1984-88) | Forward | 6-8, 210 | Atlanta, GA (Douglass)
Two-time All-SEC selection in 1987 and 1988 … First-team All-SEC selection in 1988 by the Assoicated Press, United Press International and SEC Coaches … seventh on Auburn’s all-time scoring chart with 1,717 career points (13.4 ppg) and sixth on the Tigers’ career rebounding list with 860 (6.7 rpg) … averaged 20.7 points and 9.8 rebounds as a senior in 1987-88 … left as Auburn’s all-time steals chart leader with 189 and is now currently second behind Marquis Daniels … sixth on AU’s all-time free throws made chart with 287 … fourth on Auburn’s career blocks record list with 141 … ninth on the school’s all-time free throws attempted list … totaled 36 points (an Auburn NCAA Tournament record) and 12 rebounds in Auburn’s 90-86 victory over Bradley in the first round of the 1988 NCAA Tournament … had 17 points and nine rebounds vs. eventual National Champion Louisville in the 1986 NCAA Tournament Elite Eight as a sophomore … played in the U.S. Olympic Festival in 1985 … played in four consecutive NCAA Tournaments, reaching the Elite Eight in 1986 and the Sweet Sixteen in 1985 … tied for third on Auburn’s career games played chart with 128 … drafted fourth overall in the first round of the 1988 NBA Draft by the New Jersey Nets … played in 12 NBA seasons for the Nets, Utah Jazz and Phoenix Suns.
Odell Mosteller (1981-83) | Guard | 6-3, 185 | Summerville, GA (Hiwassee JC)
Named to the United Press International All-SEC second-team as a junior in 1981-82 after averaging a team-best 15.9 points and 3.1 rebounds while shooting 55 percent from the field ... finished his Auburn career ranked fifth on the career scoring average chart at 15.0 points per game and is currently 10th ... ranked eighth in the SEC in scoring and 10th in field goal pct. ... scored 21 points (10-of-15 fgs) at No. 3 Kentucky in Rupp Arena and got a standing ovation after fouling out because of his shooting exhibition ... hit 7-of-9 field goals in the second half, five of them from 3-point range ... scored 22 points vs. No. 9 Kentucky in an 83-81 overtime victory later that season as his shot with 1:08 left put Auburn up by two ... made the Iron Duke Classic All-Tournament team ... scored a season-high 23 points as he scored 10 of Auburn’s last 13 points in an 82-72 victory over LSU ... averaged 14.2 points and 2.7 rebounds as a senior in 1982-83 ... averaged the second-most points on the team in 1982-83 just behind Charles Barkley’s 14.4 ppg ... started all 56 games of his Auburn career ... scored a career-high 25 points vs. Mississippi State as a senior ... scored 20 or more points seven times in 1982-83, including 24 vs. both Florida State and Mercer and 23 vs. Alabama ... averaged 15.0 points and shot 49.3 percent from the field in his two-Year career and totaled 842 points in only two Years.
Mamadou N'diaye (1996-2000) | Center | 7-0, 245 | Dakar, Senegal | (Maine Central Institute)
Associated Press All-SEC third-team selection as a senior in 1998-99 … left Auburn as the school’s all-time career blocked shots leader with 241 and is now currently second … currently eighth on Auburn’s career rebounding chart with 798 … member of Auburn’s 1999 SEC Championship team that went 29-4 and was a No. 1 seed in the NCAA Tournament … helped team advance to the 1999 NCAA Tournament Sweet 16 … totaled 15 points and 11 rebounds in Auburn’s 72-69 NCAA Tournament first round win over Creighton in 2000 … tied for third on Auburn’s all-time games played list with 128 … averaged 8.9 points, a team-leading 7.9 rebounds, and 1.9 blocks while starting 33 of 34 games … tied for third on Auburn’s all-time games played list with 128 games …owned the top three single-season marks for blocked shots in a season when he graduated … named SEC Payer of the Week November 15-21 for averaging 16 points and 16 rebounds while shooting 62 percent form the field against UAB and Arkansas-Pine Bluff ... played in the World University Games in 1998 … drafted by the Denver Nuggets in the first round (26th pick) of the 2000 NBA Draft and played with the Nuggets before being traded to the Toronto Raptors in the middle of the season … just finished his seventh NBA season after playing with the Nuggets, Raptors, Dallas Mavericks, Atlanta Hawks and Los Angeles Clippers.
Joe Newton (1963-65) | Center | 6-8
Named to the Associated Press All-SEC first-team and the Coaches All-SEC first-team as well as United Press International All-SEC second-team as a senior in 1964-65 after nearly averaging a double-double with 14.8 points and 9.5 rebounds ... ranked second in the SEC shooting 60.6 percent from the field in 1964-65 ... set an Auburn individual game scoring record with 38 points vs. Tulane and for most made field goals against an opponent with 14 vs. the Green Wave ... set the Auburn single-season record shooting 60.6 percent from the field and is currently fourth ... ranked sixth on Auburn’s career field goal percentage chart at 57 percent ... averaged 10.5 points and 7.5 rebounds as a junior in 1963-64.
Moochie Norris (1994-95) | Guard | 6-1, 175 | Washington, DC (Odessa, TX, JC)
Named to the Associated Press All-SEC third-team and the Knoxville News-Sentinel All-SEC third-team as a junior in 1994-95 ... Norris only played one season at Auburn, but he was a crowd favorite as he averaged 12.5 points, 4.9 assists, 4.0 rebounds and 1.8 steals ... team captain and named as the team’s MVP ... played a team-high 1,009 minutes, averaging 34.8 per game as he started 27 of 29 contests ... tied for third in the SEC with 4.9 assists and tied for fifth in the league with 1.8 steals ... had a 1.93:1 assist-to-turnover ratio to rank sixth in the SEC ... was ranked in seven SEC stat categories ... totaled a career-high 23 points, including 14 in a 19-0 run in the second half, and a career-high 10 rebounds in the win at No. 21 Mississippi State ... also made 5-of-6 free throws down the stretch vs. the Bulldogs ... scored 22 points (8-of-11 field, 5-of-7 three-pointers) and had nine assists in the win over No. 4 Arkansas ... notched 20 points vs. No. 3 Kentucky in the SEC Tournament and had 18 points vs. South Carolina in the SEC Tournament ... his nickname “Moochie” was given to him by his grandfather who loved the song, “Minnie the Moocher” by the late Cab Calloway ... drafted by the Milwaukee Bucks in the second round (32nd pick overall) in the 1996 NBA Draft ... just finished his eighth season in the NBA in 2005 having played for the Houston Rockets, New York Knicks, Seattle SuperSonics and Vancouver Grizzlies.
Jim O'Donnell (1952-56) | Guard
Associated Press All-SEC third-team selection in 1956 averaging 14.9 points and 8.6 rebounds per game as a senior ... averaged 15.9 points and 8.6 rebounds as a junior in 1954-55 ... averaged 8.0 points and 5.4 rebounds as a sophomore in 1953-54 ... averaged 9.6 points and 5.7 rebounds as a freshman in 1952-53 ... three-Year starter ... team captain.
Chuck Person (1983-86) | Forward | 6-8, 215 | Brantley, AL (Brantley)
Two-time All-American in 1985 and 1986 … a Basketball Weekly second-team All-American and NABC third-team All-American in 1986 and The Sporting News second-team All-American and McGregor third-team All-American in 1985 … three-time first-team All-SEC selection from 1984-86 … Auburn’s all-time scoring leader with 2,311 points (without the 3-point shot) … led Auburn to its greatest run in the NCAA Tournament by reaching the Elite Eight in 1986 with wins over Arizona, No. 1 seed St. John’s and fourth-seeded UNLV before falling to eventual National Champion Louisville … Auburn’s all-time leader in field goals made (1,017) and field goals attempted (1,899)… 3rd on Auburn’s all-time rebound chart with 940 …6th in all-time scoring average (18.3) … 10th all-time in field goal percentage (.536), going an incredible 1017-of-1899 from the field … 9th all-time in free throws made (277) … 10th all-time in steals (124) … holds Auburn single-season records in scoring (747 in 1984-85), field goals made (334 in 1984-85 and second with 310 in 1985-86) and field goals attempted (614 in 1984-85 and second with 597 in 1985-86) … averaged 22.0 points in 1985, 21.5 points in 1986, 19.1 points in 1984 and 9.3 points as a freshman in 1983 … led Auburn as it became the first team to win four games in four days as the Tigers won the 1985 SEC Tournament as he was named tournament MVP … two-time selection to the All-SEC Tournament team in 1985 and 1986 ... led the Tigers to the 1985 NCAA Tournament Sweet 16 … led Auburn to its first NCAA Tournament appearance in school history in 1984 … played in World University Games in 1985…was the fourth pick overall in the 1986 NBA Draft by the Indiana Pacers … named NBA Rookie-of-the-Year in 1986-87 after averaging 18.8 points and 8.3 rebounds … finished his 13-Year NBA career with 13,449 career points and 4,557 rebounds … played in the NBA from 1986-2000 with the Indiana Pacers, Minnesota Timberwolves, San Antonio Spurs, Charlotte Hornets and Seattle Supersonics … named to the ESPN Silver Anniversary All-SEC team in 2004 … was a unanimous choice for the city of Auburn’s Walk-of-Fame, which has a plaque on the sidewalk in downtown Auburn … member of the Alabama Sports Hall of Fame.
Wesley Person (1990-94)
Named honorable mention All-American by the Associated Press and U.S. Basketball Writers Association in 1994 … three-time All-SEC selection, including first-team honors in 1993 and 1994 and third-team honors in 1992 … Auburn’s all-time leader in 3-pointers made (262) and 3-point percentage (.441, 262-of-594) … 3rd on Auburn’s all-time scoring chart with 2,066 points … 3rd all-time in 3-point field goals attempted (594) … 4th all-time in scoring average (19.1) … 4th all-time in field goals made (772) … 5th all-time in field goals attempted (1,533)… 6th all- time in blocked shots with 88 … averaged 22.2 points to lead the SEC in both scoring and in 3-point field goals made (3.3 per game) in 1993-94, 18.8 points in 1993, 19.9 points in 1992 and 15.4 points as a freshman in 1991 … named to the All-SEC Freshman first-team in 1991 … scored 44 points vs. UAB in 1993 … nailed a 3-pointer from the left corner with :02 left to give Auburn an 81-80 come-from-behind victory over 13th-ranked Arkansas on Mar. 6, 1993 … the Tigers trailed by 15 points with 7:57 left and following Person’s game-winner, Auburn fans stormed the court for the first time in school history … first round draft pick by the Phoenix Suns in 1994 … just finished his 11th NBA season this Year … has played in the NBA for the Phoenix Suns, Cleveland Cavaliers, Memphis Grizzlies, Portland Trail Blazers, Atlanta Hawks, Miami Heat and Denver Nuggets … won the 3-point shooting contest at the NBA All-Star Game ... named to the Rookie All-NBA second-team in 1994 … Participated in the Under 22 World Championship in ’93…Played in U.S. Olympic Festival in ’91…Played in the Jr. World Championship in ’91.. … team captain.
Stan Pietkiewicz (1974-78) | Guard | 6-5, 200 | Winter Park, FL (Winter Park)
Named to the Associated Press and United Press International All-SEC second-team as a senior in 1977-78 … still holds the Auburn career free throw percentage record at 83.4 percent ... shot 87.7 percent from the foul line in 1977-78 to rank second on Auburn’s single-season list ... ranks 16th on Auburn’s all-time scoring chart wth 1,265 career points ... was sixth on Auburn’s all-time scoring list when he graduated … had 356 assists in his career to rank seventh-best all-time at Auburn ... was second on the career assist chart when he graduated ... scored a career-best 35 points in a 107-94 victory over Tennessee in his last collegiate game in 1978 ... averaged 19.1 points per game while shooting 51 percent from the field as a senior ... averaged 12.7 points while shooting 48 percent from the field in his career ... drafted by the Buffalo Braves in the 10th round of the 1978 NBA Draft ... played three seasons from 1978-81 with the San Diego Clippers.
Scott Pohlman (1997-2001) | Guard | 6-2, 170 | Roswell, GA (Roswell)
Finished his Auburn career ninth on the school’s all-time scoring chart with 1,442 points and is currenlty 10th ... played in 129 games at Auburn to tie him with Frank Ford (1983-87) for the record for most career games played ... started all but eight of those games ... went 87-41 in his four-Year career to become the winningest player in Auburn history ... had a 53-9 record playing in Beard-Eaves-Memorial Coliseum ... ranked fourth at Auburn with 206 made 3-pointers in his career and is second all-time with 609 three-point attempts ... fourth on the Tigers’ career free throw percentage list with 81.9 percent ... will always be remembered for his career-best 28 points (11-of-17 from the field) to lead Auburn to an 81-74 victory over Oklahoma State in the NCAA Tournament second round ... helped lead the Tigers to the 1999 SEC Championship, a 29-4 record, NCAA Tournament Sweet 16 and the school’s only No. 1 seed ... SEC Academic Honor Roll selection in 1999 ... named All-FedEx for 3-point shooting by Sport Magazine in 2000 ... broke into the starting lineup after his freshman season opener vs. Temple in the NABC Classic in which he scored 14 points and remained in the starting lineup the rest of the season and for all but seven more games in his career ... Basketball Weekly Freshman All-American honorable mention selection ... Coaches Freshman All-SEC first-team ... averaged 11.2 points per game in his career ... averaged 12.5 points as a senior in 2000-01 ... avearged 9.9 points in 1999-2000 as he helped lead Auburn to its second consecutive NCAA Tournament appearance as the Tigers reached the second round ... averaged 11.8 points to rank second in scoring on the 1998-99 SEC Championship team and was fifth in the SEC in 3-point field goal percentage (38.7) and 10th in 3-pointers made per game (1.9) ... averaged 10.6 points per game as a freshman in 1997-98 ... totaled 19 points, four rebounds and three assists at Hawaii en route to garnering United Airlines Tip-Off Classic All-Tournament honors as a sophomore in 1998.
Chris Porter (1998-2000) | Forward | 6-7, 218 | Abbeville, AL (Chipola, FL, JC)
SEC Player of the Year by the Associated Press and SEC Coaches in 1999 as he helped lead Auburn to the SEC Championship with a 29-4 record and the school’s only No. 1 NCAA Tournament seed … led the Tigers to the 1999 NCAA Tournament Sweet 16 … One of only two first-team All-Americans in Auburn history … named to the John Wooden Award, Basketball Times and College Hoops Insider All-American first-teams in 1999 … selected to the Associated Press and U.S. Basketball Writers Association All-American second-teams in 1999 … first-team All-SEC selection in 1999 by the AP and SEC Coaches and was a second-team All-SEC pick by both in 2000 … averaged 16.0 points and 8.6 rebounds in 1998-99, including a near double-double in SEC games with averages of 17.2 points and 9.5 rebounds … averaged 14.6 points and 8.0 rebounds in 1999-2000 … two-time Wooden Award finalist for the National Player of the Year … drafted by the Golden State Warriors in the second round of the 2000 NBA draft and played one season with the Warriors in 2000-01.
Bubba Price (1976-80) | Guard | 6-3, 175 | Birmingham, AL (Carver)
Finished his Auburn career seventh on the Tigers’ all-time scoring chart with 1,075 points and is currently 22nd ... finished his career third with 324 career assists and is currently ninth on Auburn’s all-time chart ... scored a career-high 28 points vs. Georgia in Auburn’s four overtime 95-91 victory over Georgia in the 1979 SEC Tournament, still the longest game in tournament history ... scored Auburn’s last eight points in the second regular season meeting against Georgia, a Tiger 73-68 victory ... in the 1979 SEC Tournament, he scored 56 points (18.7 ppg), had 19 assists (6.3 apg) and had only seven turnovers as he played 137 of a possible 140 minutes in Auburn’s three games ... scored 21 points in his first collegiate start as a freshman against Florida after an injury to Stan Pietkiewicz ... averaged 10.0 points and 3.0 assists in his career ... averaged a career-best 15.8 points and 4.1 assists as a junior in 1978-79 ... averaged 10.9 points as a senior in 1979-80.
Gary Redding (1972-76) | Forward | 6-6, 185 | Atlanta, GA (Price)
Finished at Auburn fourth on the school’s all-time scoring list with 1,334 points and is currently 14th ... #14 all time scoring… finished at Auburn as the school’s all-time leading rebounder with 936 and is currently fourth ... tied for sixth with a 9.0 career rebounding average ... averaged 12.8 points and 9.0 rebounds in his career ... averaged 13.2 points and 8.2 rebounds as a senior in 1975-76 while shooting 53 percent from the field ... averaged a double-double with 14.7 points and 10.1 rebounds as a junior in 1974-75 while shooting 52 percent from the field ... averaged 12.0 points and 9.4 rebounds as a sophomore in 1973-74 ... averaged both team-highs of 11.5 points and 8.2 rebounds as a freshman in 1972-73 ... three-time Academic All-SEC selection ... named AP’s Player of the Week after totalling 44 points, 23 rebounds and making 20-of-26 shots from the field vs. Mississippi State and LSU as a junior in 1975 ... 26 points and 14 rebounds vs. LSU, making 12-of-16 shots from the field in that 1975 game ... scored a career-high 30 points in his final collegiate game in a 103-88 victory over Ole Miss.
Quantez Robertson 2008-09 (Senior):
Started 125 of his 126 career games. Averaged 6.0 points, 3.9 rebounds, 3.2 assists and 1.5 steals'Shot 39 percent from the field, 24 percent from 3-point range and 62 percent from the free throw line. Robertson had the game saving block in Auburn's 61-58 win over Florida in the quarterfinals of the SEC Tournament. Had a career high 19 points vs. UT-Martin in Auburn's 87-82 win in the 1st round of the NIT. (6-8 FGS, 2-3 3PT FGs, 5-5 FTS)'Was named to the All-SEC Defensive Team by the league coaches'Was awarded the Paul Lambert/Tommy Joe Eagles Memorial Trophy for Leadership and Auburn's and for the 3rd Year in a row the Outstanding Defensive Player award. He finished his career 4th on Auburn's all-time career assist list with 529. His 126 career games played are just 3 behind Auburn's all-time co-leaders Frank Ford and Scott Pohlman' First on Auburn's all-time career steals list with 210. This season Tez had 55 steals in a season for the 2nd time in his career. This is good for 12th on Auburn's all-time single season steals list. He was 11th in the SEC in assists (3.17), 8th in steals (1.53) and 5th in assist/turnover ratio (1.84).
Has started all 90 games in his three Years at Auburn ... averaged 7.8 points, 5.0 rebounds, 4.1 assists and 2.1 steals in 37.5 minutes per game ... shot 41 percent from the field, 35 percent from 3-point range and 75 percent from the foul line ... started all 30 games ... led the the SEC in minutes (37.53), was second in assist/turnover ratio (2.30), second in steals (2.1) and eighth in assists (4.1) ... played 23 games 37+ minutes, including 10 complete games of 40 minutes ... 16 points (6-8 fgs), 5 rebounds and 4 steals vs. Miss. State ... 10 assists, 1 turnover, 8 rebounds and 7 assists in 37 minutes at Ole Miss ... 11 points, 4 rebounds and 4 steals in 40 minutes vs. Kentucky ... 11 assists, 0 turnovers, 6 points and 6 rebounds vs. Towson ... 11 points, 8 rebounds, 6 assists and 4 steals vs. Kennesaw State ... 10 points, 6 rebounds and 2 steals in 40 minutes vs. #15 Ole Miss ... 8 points, 8 rebounds and 7 assists at #2 Tennessee ... 12 points and 4 steals at Arkansas ... 8 points, 7 assists, 6 rebounds and 4 steals vs. Alabama ... 10 points and 8 rebounds at Alabama ... 10 points and 8 rebounds vs. Mercer ... 9 points, 2 rebounds, 2 steals and 2 assists at LSU ... 9 assists, 8 points and 4 rebounds vs. Southern ... enters the 2008-09 season seventh on Auburn's career assist chart with 415, 209 behind all-time leader Gerald White (1983-87) ... named co-MVP with Quan Prowell at the team's awards banquet ... also garnered the Playmaker Award for the third straight Year and both the Outstanding Defensive Player Award and the Iron Man Award for the second straight Year.
Averaged 8.2 points, 5.1 assists, 3.9 rebounds and 1.7 steals in 33.8 minutes per game ... the only Tiger to start all 32 games ... dished out more assists in his first two seasons than any other Tiger in history with 293, surpassing Gerald White's 279 assists from 1983-85 ... ranked third in the SEC with a 2.26 assist-to-turnover ratio ... fourth in the SEC with 5.1 assists per game and seventh with 33.75 minutes per game ... tied a career-high with 17 points (7-of-8 fgs) and dished out 5 assists vs. No. 1 Florida ... dished out a career-high 10 assists to only 2 turnovers vs. No. 12 Alabama ... 11 points, 7 assists, 4 rebounds and only 1 turnover in 34 minutes at South Carolina ... 8 assists at Mississippi State ... 7 assists vs. No. 22 Tennessee ... 14 points, 8 assists and 8 rebounds vs. Wofford ... 15 points, 5 rebounds and 5 assists vs. South Alabama ... 14 points, career-high 7 steals, 5 rebounds and 3 assists vs. Oklahoma State ... 13 points, 6 assists and 4 rebounds vs. Miss. State ... 12 points, 8 assists and 6 rebounds in 39 minutes vs. Troy ... 11 points, 9 assists, 4 rebounds and 3 steals vs. Winston-Salem ... 12 points and 4 steals vs. Ole Miss ... 10 points, 9 assists and 5 rebounds vs. Louisiana-Monroe ... 9 points and 8 rebounds vs. #7 Wisconsin ... 11 points and 7 assists at South Carolina ... named MVP at the team's season-ending awards banquet while also being named Outstanding Defensive Player, Playmaker Award, Iron Man and Iron Tiger Awards for not missing a day of practice or weight room workouts ... named to the SEC's Community Service team.
Selected to the SEC All-Freshman team ... ranked third in the SEC in two categories with 4.64 assists and 35.39 minutes played ... ranked fifth in the league with a 1.67 assist-to-turnover ratio ... led all SEC freshmen in assists, minutes played and in assist-to-turnover ratio ... ranked second among freshmen all-time at Auburn with 130 assists on the season (Wes Flanigan had 137 in 1993-94) ... averaged 8.0 points, 4.1 rebounds, 4.6 assists and 1.3 steals ... started all 28 games ... shot 36 percent from the field, 36 percent from 3-point range and 68 percent from the foul line ... scored a career-high 17 points to go along with 4 assists and 4 rebounds at No. 8 Tennessee ... equaled his career-high with 17 points, 3 assists and 0 turnovers in 39 minutes vs. Vanderbilt in the SEC Tournament in Nashville ... 14 points and 5 assists vs. Kentucky ... pulled down a career-high 10 rebounds to go along with 5 points and 5 assists at eventual National Champion Florida ... 11 points, 8 assists, 5 rebounds and 3 steals vs. McNeese State ... 11 points, 6 assists and 5 rebounds at eventual Final Four LSU ... 12 points, 5 rebounds, 5 assists, 2 blocks and 2 steals vs. eventual NIT Champion South Carolina ... 12 points and 3 assists at Vanderbilt ... 10 points, 6 assists and 4 rebounds at eventual NCAA Tournament team Texas A&M ... 9 points, 8 assists, 6 rebound and only 1 turnover in 36 minutes vs. Temple ... played all 40 minutes five times and 39 minutes on five more occasions ... played every minute at No. 2 Florida, Kentucky, Alabama, at Vanderbilt and Winthrop ... played all but two minutes in Auburn's first six SEC games ... received the Outstanding Playmaker Award at the team's season-ending awards banquet ... left-handed.
HIGH SCHOOL AND PERSONAL DATA:
Averaged 10.2 points in helping lead Laurinburg (N.C.) Institute to a perfect 40-0 record and the prep school National Championship in 2004-05 ... coached by Chris Chaney at Laurinburg ... one of 15 players on his Laurinburg team to sign a Div. I scholarship ... Laurinburg averaged 101 points per game and had an average margin of victory of 40 points as nine players averaged in double-figures and 17 different players led the team in scoring ... totaled 17 points, 9 rebounds and 4 steals against Brewster Academy ... had 13 points vs. Bridgton ... two-Year varsity letterman at Withrow High School in Cincinnati, Ohio, as a junior and senior before enrolling in Laurinburg Institute ... a second-team all-state selection and helped lead Withrow to a 20-1 record averaging 12 points per game as a senior in 2003-04 for coach Steve Gentry ... city of Cincinnati player of the Year nominee ... full name is Quantez Lamar Robertson ... born Dec. 16, 1984, in Cincinnati, Ohio ... son of Monica Robertson ... signed a scholarship to attend Auburn University on July 4, 2005.
Doc Robinson (1996-2000) | Guard | 6-2, 180 | Selma, AL (Selma)
One of only two first-team All-Americans in Auburn history in being named to the College Hoops Insider first-team in 1998-99 ... Associated Press honorable mention All-America selection in 1998-99 ... two-time All-SEC first-team selection … Associated Press and Coaches All-SEC first-team selection in 1998-99 as a junior ... AP All-SEC first-team selection as a senior in 1999-2000 and a Coaches All-SEC second-team pick ... 15th on Auburn’s all-time scoring chart with 1,332 points … ranked third on Auburn’s career assist list with 568 ... sixth on the Tigers’ career 3-point field goals made (146) and career 3-pointers attempted (434) charts … ranks seventh in career steals with 153 ... tied for third in career games played with 128 … led the SEC in 1999-2000 with a +2.65 assist-to-turnover ratio ... helped lead the Tigers to the 1999 SEC Championship as he averaged 11.5 points and 5.0 assists per game as the Tigers went 29-4 and reached the Sweet 16 of the NCAA Tournament after receiving the school’s only No. 1 seed … was named to the Wooden Award top 30 ... a member of the all-time winningest senior class in Auburn history with 85 wins ... named SEC Player of the Week twice in his career ... named to the All-SEC Tournament team in 2000 ... scored a career-high 25 points and had seven assists vs. Alabama as a junior ... scored 13 points (11 in the second half), in only 24 minutes vs. Oklahoma State in the 1999 NCAA Tournament second round as he was limited with foul trouble ... named SEC Player of the Week Feb. 2, 1998, for hitting both game-winning shots at Mississippi State (16 points) and vs. No. 12 Ole Miss (18 points) ... averaged 10.4 points and 4.4 assists in his career ... averaged 11.5 points and 5.1 assists as a senior in 1999-2000 in helping lead the Tigers to the NCAA Tournament second round ... averaged 11.5 points and 5.0 assists in the historic 1998-99 season ... averaged 12.4 points and 4.4 assists as a sophomore in 1997-98 ... named as the team’s MVP for three-straight Years.
Bryant Smith (1995-99) | Forward | 6-5, 195 | Huntsville, AL (Butler)
Two-time All-SEC selection ... first-team All-SEC selection by The Birmingham News in 1998-99 ... named to the Associatd Press and Coaches All-SEC second-team as a senior in 1998-99 as he helped lead Auburn to the SEC Championship and a 29-4 record, NCAA Tournament Sweet 16 appearance and the school’s only No. 1 seed ... selected to the All-SEC second-team by the Coaches in 1998 and an honorable mention pick by the AP ... ranked 21st on Auburn’s all-time scoring chart with 1,087 points, but was 18th when he graduated ... scored his 1,000-point on Senior Night as the Tigers clinched the 1999 SEC Championship ... averaged a career-high 13.3 points, 6.6 rebounds and an SEC-leading 2.4 steals while being ranked third in the SEC shooting 51 percent from the field as a junior 1997-98 ... ranked 10th in the SEC in rebounding (6.6) and 15th in scoring (13.3) ... averaged 11.0 points and 6.2 boards as a senior in 1998-99 ...scored 17 points in Auburn’s 81-74 victory over Oklahoma State in the 1999 NCAA Tournament second round ... he rebounded Mamadou N’diaye’s missed free throw with :27 left, was fouled and then sank two free throws to give the Tigers a 79-74 lead against Oklahoma State ... All-District 6 second-team by the National Association of Basketball Coaches ... named SEC Player of the Week Jan. 5-11, 1998, for his 16-point, 10-rebound, eight-assist and five-steal performance at NCAA Tournament participant Tennessee ... was a defensive specialist as he held his opponent to -170.3 points below his average for the 1998-99 season ... ranked third on Auburn’s career list with 186 steals ... tied for ninth in career 3-pointers attempted with 293.
Jack Stewart (1930-32) | Center | 6-6 | Anniston, AL (Anniston)
Auburn’s first All-American in 1932 by College Humor magazine as he was a second-team selection as the University was then called Alabama Polytechnic Institute ... Purdue’s John Wooden was a first-team All-American that season ... three-Year letterwinner in basketball from 1930-32 ... it was written that Stewart “finished the 1932 season as one of the high scorers in Dixie, was a remarkable floor man and a great defensive player.” ... lettered in three sports at Auburn in basketball, football and track ... was an officer in the A-club ... was roommates with Ralph Jordan and close friends on campus with Jeff Beard and Joel Eaves and Wilbur Hutsell was his track coach ... each of them are some of the most honored and respected men in Auburn history ... held the Auburn and Southern Conference high jump record of 6-feet-2 3/4-inches ... tied for third in the high jump at the National Intercollegiate meet in Chicago ... was a three-Year letterman from 1930-32 as a back on the Tigers’ football team.
Aaron Swinson (1991-94) | Forward/Center | 6-5, 230 | Brunswick, GA (Brunswick)
Two-time All-SEC selection … Coaches All-SEC first-team selection and Associated Press All-SEC second-team pick in 1993-94 … Coaches All-SEC second-team and AP All-SEC third-team in 1992-93 … 12th on Auburn’s all-time scoring chart with 1,386 career points in only three seasons … ranked seventh on Auburn’s all-time list with a 16.9 points per game scoring average … second on Auburn’s all-time field goal percentage (.609) chart, just behind Charles Barkley’s (.626) … averaged 20.7 points and 8.1 rebounds while shooting 63 percent from the field as a senior in 1993-94 … averaged 15.6 points and 7.7 rebounds while shooing 60 percent from the field as a junior in 1992-93 and 14.3 points and 7.5 rebounds while shooting 59 percent from the field as a sophomore in 1991-92 … averaged 16.9 points and 7.8 rebounds while shooting 61 percent from the field in his three-Year career … led the SEC in field goal percentage in both his junior and senior seasons … Three-Year letterman from 1991-94 … signed as a free agent with the Phoenix Suns in 1994 and then has been a star in Europe playing professionally since.
Wally Tinker (1967-69) | Forward | 6-3, 190 | Pisgah, AL
Two-time All-SEC selection ... named Coaches All-SEC first-team as a senior in 1969 and was a second-team All-SEC pick by the Associated Press and United Press International ... UPI All-SEC third-team selection as a junior in 1968 ... finished his Auburn career second on the school’s all-time scoring list with 965 points in only three seasons ... became the second player in Auburn history to start every game during his three-Year career (76) ... tied the Auburn record wth 17 free throws made vs. Vanderbilt in 1968 ... held the Tigers single-season free throws made record with 148 in 1967-68 and is currently third ... his 125 made free throws in 1968-69 are currently ranked seventh on Auburn’s single-season list ... held the Tigers single-season record for free throws attempted with 199 in 1967-68 and is currently fourth ... is 10th on Auburn’s single-season chart with his 82.2 free throw percentage in 1968-69 ... on Jan. 11, 1969, vs. LSU, he made the first field goal attempt and made the first field goal :26 into the game in Beard-Eaves-Memorial Coliseum history ... had the first rebound and first tip-in in Coliseum history.
Frank Tolbert 2007-08 (Senior):
Averaged 13.4 points, 5.2 rebounds, 2.2 assists, and 1.5 steals in 30.3 minutes per game'played in all 30 games, starting 29'shot 43 percent from the field, 31 percent from 3-point range and 76 percent from the free throw line. He had a career high 32 points at Vanderbilt. (32 points, 8 rebounds, 2 assists, 2 steals, 1 block, 10-19 FGS, 5-8 3PT FGS, 7-8 FTS) including 26 points in the 2nd half. (26 points, 5 rebounds, 1 block, 8-12 FGS, 5-6 3PT FGS, 5-5 FTS). Led Auburn in scoring 9 times during the season'12 points, 7 rebounds, 4 assists, 2 steals, 4-7 FGS, 1-2 3PT FGS, 3-4 FTs vs. Kennesaw State'24 points, 4 rebounds, 5 steals, 1 assist, 10-16 FGS, 1-4 3PT FGS, 3-5 FTS vs. George Washington'11 points, 4 rebounds, 2 assists, 2 steals, 4-9 FGS, 2-5 3PT FGS, 1-2 FTS vs. Xavier..29 points, 5 rebounds, 2 assists, 2 steals, 9-11 FGS, 2-2 3PT FGS, 9-12 FTS vs. Ole Miss' 32 points, 8 rebounds, 2 assists, 2 steals, 1 block, 10-19 FGS, 5-8 3PT FGS, 7-8 FTS at Vanderbilt'24 points, 10 rebounds, 3 steals, 2 assists, 1 block, 7-17 FGS, 4-10 3PT FGS, 6-8 FTS at Tennessee...20 points, 5 rebounds, 3 assists, 2 steals, 6-15 FGS, 2-6 3PT FGS, 6-7 FTS vs. South Carolina, 12 points, 5 rebounds, 1 1 steal, 3-10 FGS, 2-4 3PT FGS, 4-4 FTS vs. Georgia... 17 points, 4 rebounds, 5 assists, 7-12 FGS, 1-2 3PT FGS, 2-4 FTs at Arkansas ... Was awarded the Paul Lambert/Tommy Joe Eagles Memorial Trophy for Leadership for the 2nd consecutive season'18th on Auburn's career scoring list with 1,242 points. He is tied for 9th all time at Auburn with 277made free throws.
Averaged 11.8 points, 4.8 rebounds, 1.5 assists and 1.3 steals in 28.2 minutes per game ... played in all 32 games, starting 28 ... shot 48 percent from the field, 38 percent from 3-point range and 72 percent from the foul line ... ranked 10th in the SEC in free throw pct., 14th in steals, 24th in rebounding and 28th in scoring ... notched his first career double-double with 18 points and 10 rebounds vs. Arkansas Feb. 21 ... 24 points (9-of-13 fgs) and 5 rebounds in the win vs. #22 Tennessee ... 21 points, 5 rebounds and 2 blocks in 27 minutes vs. Winston-Salem State ... 18 points (16 in the 1st half) (9-of-11 fts) vs. Miles ... 17 points (6-of-8 fgs, 3-of-5 3fgs) and 3 steals in the win vs. #12 Alabama ... 17 points (3-of-6 3fgs) and 3 rebounds at Georgia ... 15 points (7-of-9 fgs), 7 rebounds and 2 blocks vs. Wofford ... 14 points (all in the 2nd half) and the game-winning basket vs. Troy to go along with 8 rebounds ... 14 points vs. Mississippi State ... 14 points and 8 boards vs. Louisiana-Monroe ... named to the South Padre Invitational all-tournament team with 13 points, 8 rebounds and 4 assists vs. Oklahoma State along with 12 points and 6 boards vs. #7 Wisconsin ... 13 points at Ole Miss ... 12 points in the win at #25 Alabama ... at the team's annual awards banquet, received the Lambert/Eagles Award, the highest award an Auburn basketball player can receive.
Averaged 9.1 points, 3.5 rebounds, 1.3 steals and 1.3 assists in 23.4 minutes per game ... played in all 28 games, starting 19 ... shot 43 percent from the field, 36 percent from 3-point range and 58 percent from the foul line ... scored a season-high 21 points and had 5 rebounds and 4 steals at eventual National Champion Florida ... 18 points (4-of-8 treys) and 6 rebounds vs. Vanderbilt in the SEC Tournament in Nashville ... 15 points and 4 rebounds at eventual Final Four LSU ... 15 points at NCAA Tournament team Texas A&M ... 12 points, 9 rebounds and 4 assists at Vanderbilt ... 14 points and 4 rebounds vs. Temple ... 13 points, 5 rebounds, 4 blocks and 2 steals vs. Georgia ... received the team's Sixth-Man Award for the second consecutive Year at the season ending awards banquet.
Averaged 6.9 points and 3.0 rebounds in 21.2 minutes per game ... played in 30 games, starting 11 ... did not play at South Carolina due to injury ... shot 42 percent from the field, 33 percent from 3-point range and 65 percent from the foul line ... named SEC player of the week after totaling 29 points (10-of-14 fgs, 4-of-7 3fgs), 6 rebounds and 3 assists in a season-high 39 minutes vs. Mississippi State Feb. 5 ... he had only scored 26 points combined in Auburn's previous seven SEC games ... the 29 points were the fourth most by a Tiger freshman in history ... 21 points (8-of-11 fgs) and 8 rebounds in 25 minutes vs. Furman ... 16 points and 6 boards at Georgia ... 16 points (5-of-8 fgs), 4 steals and 3 rebounds vs. Wofford ... 14 points and 5 rebounds in Auburn's 77-73 SEC Tournament first round upset win over Vanderbilt ... 9 points (2-of-3 3fgs) and 4 assists in 21 minutes in his collegiate debut at Temple ... 8 points and 4 rebounds at No. 5 Kentucky ... 8 points and 4 boards at No. 19 Alabama ... 8 points, 3 rebounds, 2 blocks and 1 steal in 33 minutes at Ole Miss ... 8 points vs. Louisiana Tech and Delaware ... 7 points and 5 rebounds vs. Arkansas ... 7 points, 2 rebounds, 1 block and 1 assist vs. Belmont in his first collegiate start ... presented the Sixth-Man Award at the team's banquet.
HIGH SCHOOL AND PERSONAL DATA:
Averaged 24 points, 9.8 rebounds and 3 assists as a senior at Red Level High School under coach Fred Kelley in 2003-04 ... Red Level's all-time leading scorer ... 23 points and 9 rebounds against Columbus (Ga.) Shaw High School, going an impressive 17-of-20 from the foul line ... averaged 23 points, 9 rebounds, 3 assists, 2 steals and 2 blocks as a junior playing a variety of positions ... earned second-team Class 2A all-state honors as a junior in 2002-03 ...led the Tigers to a 23-2 record ... shot 55 percent from the field, 30 percent from 3-point range and 73 percent from the foul line ... scored a career-high 40 points vs. T.R. Miller as a sophomore ... called up to the varsity as an 8th-grader and started since the beginning of the 9th grade ... broke a backboard by catching a rebound off the glass and dunking it against W.S. Neal as a sophomore ... a quick and high leaper ... played AAU basketball for former Auburn All-American and NBA standout Wesley Person ... full name is Willie Frank Tolbert Jr. ... born July 19, 1986, in Andalusia, Ala. ... son of Mary Lou and Willie Frank Tolbert Sr. ... signed national letter of intent on November 14, 2003.
Rich Valavicius (1978-80) | Forward | 6-5, 220 | Hammond, IN (Hammond)
Two-Year letterman at Auburn after transferring following his sophomore season at Indiana University ... was a captain both seasons for the Tigers ... averaged 14.4 points, 4.5 rebounds and an incredible 39 minutes per game while shooting 53.1 percent from the field as a junior in 1978-79 ... scored a career-high 23 points vs. Mississippi State in 1979 ... held All-American candidate Sam Drummer of Georgia Tech to 14 points, 10 off his average, in a 60-57 Auburn victory in 1978-79 ... 21 points and nine rebounds at LSU ... 20 points vs. Vanderbilt ... scored in double-figures 23 of 29 games as a junior ... was a member of Indiana’s undefeated 1976 National Championship team ... only played 17 games in his senior season in 1979-80 as he missed the final 11 games after sustaining his second head injury in a four-week period ... averaged a team-best 11.1 points while shooting 52.2 percent from the field ... had a season-high 18 points vs. Long Beach State.
Lance Weems (1992-96) | Guard | 6-3, 195 | Ashland, AL (Clay County)
Named to the Coaches All-SEC third-team as a senior in 1995-96 as he averaged 13.4 points per game ... made an SEC record-tying and Auburn record 10 three-pointers against the Razorbacks ... became Auburn’s single-season record holder for made (108) and attempted (273) 3-pointers and set the career attempts mark (626) … ranks 20th on Auburn’s all-time scoring chart with 1,105 career points ... ranked 16th on the Tigers’ all-time scoring chart, 78 points behind Charles Barkely for 15th, upon graduation ... second on Auburn’s career 3-point field goals made with 240 and is 10th in career 3-point field goal percentage (.383) ... scored a career-high 36 points on an SEC record-tying and Auburn record 10 three-pointers made in a 101-76 victory over Arkansas in 1996 ... averaged 10.0 points and shot 41 percent from the field and 38 percent from 3-point range in his career.
Gerald White (1983-87) | Guard | 6-1, 185 | Augusta, GA (Richmond Academy)
Auburn’s all-time assist leader with 624 career assists ... tied for eighth with 122 games played ... holds Auburn’s single-season assist record with 221 in 1985-86 and is fourth with 185 in 1984-85 (was second when he graduated) ... four-Year starter at point guard who helped lead Auburn to its first four NCAA Tournament berths ... the Tigers went to the Elite Eight in 1986 and the Sweet 16 in 1985 ... had a double-double with 17 points and 10 assists vs. eventual national champion and third-ranked Indiana in the 1987 NCAA Tournament second round ... holds Auburn’s NCAA Tournament assist record with 10 each vs. Indiana and then vs. UNLV in 1986 ... nailed six-straight free throws down the stretch vs. Kansas in the 1985 NCAA Tournament second round ... made 16-of-19 free throws in the 1986 NCAA Tournament as the Tigers reached the Elite Eight ... played a key role in Auburn’s run to the 1985 SEC Tournament Championship in becoming the first team to win four games in four days as he was slowed by a severe ankle sprain in the semifinals and finals ... hit a pair of free throws with :10 remaining in overtime vs. Alabama to give Auburn its only SEC Tournament Championship in 1985 ... named to several All-SEC Freshman teams in 1983-84 ... drafted by the Dallas Mavericks in the seventh round of the 1987 NBA Draft.
Aubrey Wiley (1991-1994) | Forward/Center | 6-6, 255 | Brantley, AL (Patrick Henry JC)
He led the SEC in rebounding, averaging 9.3 boards per game. He was the first Tiger to lead the conference in rebounding since Charles Barkley did in 1984. He also had fourth best field goal percentage (.574) as he almost averaged a double double in 1993-94 with 11.8 ppg and 9.3 rpg. He finished sixth on Auburn’s all time field goal percentage chart (.566) and seventh on the all-time three-point percentage list (.385). He earned the Fiesta Bowl Classic all-tournament honors with back-to-back double-doubles vs. Michigan and Fordham. Scoring avg.-11.8 Rebounding avg.- 9.3, FG%- .574, 3-pt. Field goals-15, Steals- 16, Minutes Played -886.
Franklin Williams (1994-98) | Forward | 6-6, 215 | Headland, AL (Headland)
Ranked 25th on Auburn’s all-time scoring chart with 1,027 career points ... Coaches Freshman All-SEC selection in 1994-95 after averaging 7.8 points and 4.4 rebounds, starting 19 of 29 games ... ranked third on Auburn’s single-season 3-point field goal percentage chart, making 47.1 percent of his treys in 1995-96 ... ranked eighth on Auburn’s career 3-point field goal percentage chart at 38.6 percent ... ranked eighth on the Tigers’ career 3-point field goals made list with 105 ... tied for eighth on Auburn’s career games played list with 122 ... scored 14 points against National Champion Kentucky on the Tigers’ Senior Night to become the 23rd player to reach the 1,000-point club ... averaged a career-high 10.4 points and 4.8 rebounds while shooting 53 percent from the field (ranked fourth in the SEC) as a sophomore in 1995-96 ... scored a career-high 22 points in 24 minutes vs. National Champion Kentucky as a sophomore in 1996 ... selected to the SEC Academic Honor Roll in 1995 ... nicknamed “The Governor."