AUBURN - The Salt Lake Tribune News from The Salt Lake Tribune en-us (Webmaster) College basketball: Auburn hires Bruce Pearl as coach <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="">College basketball: Auburn hires Bruce Pearl as coach</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By JOHN ZENOR</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-03-18T17:08:15.895-06:00">Updated Mar 18, 2014 05:08PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Auburn, Ala. • Auburn has hired former Tennessee coach Bruce Pearl to revive a struggling basketball program that hasn’t been to the NCAA tournament in more than a decade. The school announced the hiring on Tuesday of the charismatic coach, who remains under a show-cause penalty from the NCAA into August. Pearl had plenty of success on the court, taking Tennessee to the NCAA tournament in each of his six seasons before getting fired in March 2011 in the wake of an NCAA investigation. An NCAA spo...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-576975992014-03-18T17:08:15.895-06:00" id="#license-2014-03-18T17:08:15.895-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> Tue, 18 Mar 2014 17:08:15 MDT