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Bruce Pearl hired as Auburn men's basketball coach Published: March 18, 2014
Advertisement reported Tuesday that the university hired Bruce Pearl as its men's basketball head coach.

Pearl has been working as an ESPN analyst for the last several years, following a previous Southeastern Conference stint at Tennessee.

"I'm humbled and blessed to back in the game that I love," Pearl said. "I don't know how long it will take, but it's time to rebuild the Auburn basketball program, and bring it to a level of excellence so many of the other teams on campus enjoy."

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