Tony Barbee dismissed as Auburn men's head basketball coach - WAFF-TV: News, Weather and Sports for Huntsville, AL

Tony Barbee dismissed as Auburn men's head basketball coach

Posted: Updated:
Tony Barbee. Source: File WBRC video Tony Barbee. Source: File WBRC video
AUBURN, AL (WBRC) -

The Auburn Athletics Department confirms Tony Barbee has been dismissed as the men's basketball head coach.

Barbee lead the program for the last four seasons. Director of Athletics Jay Jacobs says he had hoped to see "significant improvement" in the team this year and when that didn't happen, Barbee was dismissed.

"I want to thank Coach Barbee and his staff for all they have done over the past four years," Jacobs said in a press release. "I sincerely appreciate all they have given to Auburn and wish each of them and their families nothing but the best."

Jacobs says the search for a new coach begins immediately.

Copyright 2014 WBRC. All rights reserved.

Powered by WorldNow

1414 North Memorial Parkway
Huntsville, AL 35801
256-533-4848

WAFF Is a Proud Member
of the Raycom Family of Stations


FCC Public File
EEO Report
Closed Captioning

All content © Copyright 2000 - 2014 Worldnow and WAFF. All Rights Reserved.
For more information on this site, please read our Privacy Policy and Terms of Service.