Day one of many first spherical of the 2023 March Insanity match kicked off yesterday and we had some thrilling upsets. Furman, Princeton, and even Auburn had some big-time upsets to begin a loopy match season. The #9 seed Tigers had a tricky matchup vs the Iowa Hawkeyes. Auburn began off sizzling, however the Hawkeyes made a run within the second half. After their 83-75 win, head coach Bruce Pearl known as out Auburn Alum, Charles Barkley.
Pearl was solely joking round as a result of Barkley has been recognized to flaunt his Tiger delight over time. Barkley is an analyst for CBS’ March Insanity studio present and is at all times exhibiting his Abuburn delight on sport day. He’s been recognized to have ballons everywhere in the set in Auburn’s colours together with a stuffed animal tiger he retains beside him.
It’s all playful enjoyable and Barkely is well-respected on that campus and is their most well-known basketball alumni. After the win vs Iowa yesterday, School Basketball Betting websites have the Tigers at (+9000) to win the Nationwide Championship this season.
Bruce Pearl known as out Chuck for his tiger and balloons 🤣#MarchMadness pic.twitter.com/CNgcupdJWq
— NCAA March Insanity (@MarchMadnessMBB) March 17, 2023
Brue Pearl jokingly calls out Charles Barkley after Auburn’s win vs Iowa yesterday
The Tigers had a 31-26 lead on the half yesterday after which opened as much as a 17-point lead shortly after that. Nevertheless, Bruce Pearl famous on Monday after finding out Iowa’s movie that they’re a crew that scores in bunches and may catch hearth from deep. That’s precisely what Iowa did they usually discovered a method to claw again from being down almost 20 factors.
Auburn has struggled to shut out video games this season, however lastly discovered a method to do it within the largest second of their season but. Final yr the Tigers has a powerful season and earned a #2 seed. This yr was totally different as they have been an #8 seed and had a tricky matchup vs the Hawkeyes final night time.
Their subsequent sport shall be one of many hardest video games they are going to play this season. The Tigers have a matchup in opposition to the #1 seed Houston Cougars. They have been the #1 general seed in all the match and completed the season because the nation’s #1 ranked crew as nicely.