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Tony Barbee

  1. Kentucky promotes former Auburn coach to assistant coach

    May 22, 2015, 7:00 PM EDT

    Tony Barbee

    Kentucky promoted a familiar face for the open assistant spot.

  2. Charles Barkley danced with Mike Epps at Auburn’s Midnight Madness (VIDEO)

    Oct 7, 2013, 12:56 PM EDT

    Auburn Athletics

    Auburn might have set a record for the number of special guests that they had at their Midnight Madness celebration on Friday night. Charles Barkley showed up to take part in the festivities while Ludacris performed and comedian Mike Epps acted as the emcee. “Getting Mike Epps and Ludacris was big just to bring the…

  3. Charles Barkley says Tony Barbee will turn Auburn around

    Oct 6, 2013, 12:35 PM EDT

    Alabama Auburn Basketball

    Auburn head coach Tony Barbee has Hall of Famer Charles Barkley in his corner. The former SEC Player of the Year was on hand for Auburn’s Jungle Jam on Friday night, and told the more than 7,300 in attendance that he had faith in Barbee leading the Tigers. “Coach Barbee is going to turn this…

  4. 2013-14 Season Preview: Top 10 coaches on the hot seat

    Oct 1, 2013, 2:00 PM EDT

    AP Photo

    All month long, CBT will be rolling out our 2013-2014 season preview. Check back throughout the day, as we’ll be posting three or four preview items every day. To browse through the preview posts we’ve already published, click here. To see the rest of our preview lists, click here. For a schedule of our previews…

  5. Auburn to bring in Mike Epps, Ludacris for Midnight Madness

    Sep 19, 2013, 2:43 PM EDT

    2013 BET Experience - Comedy Stage: Mike Epps

    Midnight Madness events have become about much more than just the basketball. It’s an event, and when it’s done right, it includes everything from a dunk contest to a dance-off to a concert. Some of the biggest name programs have brought in well-known performers in recent years. Georgetown’s had Wale and Doug E. Fresh. St…

  6. Auburn’s Tony Barbee: delusional or prophetic?

    Jul 7, 2012, 5:25 PM EDT

    Tony Barbee

    I’ve interviewed plenty of coaches. Some at the top of the profession, some in the middle, and some who seem mired in the doldrums. Typically, a coach in a difficult situation will try to strike a balanced tone when discussing the upcoming season: walking the line between rah-rah jingoism and monotone defeatism. Nobody wants to…

  7. Auburn dismisses two players, suspends one for rules violations

    Apr 27, 2012, 7:43 PM EDT

    Josh Langford, Terrance Jones

    Tony Barbee took a tough job when he agreed to wrangle the Auburn Tigers two years ago, coming off of a stellar turn at the helm of the UTEP program. The John Calipari disciple took over a team that has rarely been a factor in SEC hoops, and he brought a fair amount of hope…