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It's A Block Party As Tigers Set AU Record

Varez Ward scored 20 for the Tigers.

The Tigers blocked 17 shots as Auburn sports celebrities watched the basketball team improve to 3-0.

Auburn, Ala.--With one of the greatest shot blockers in Auburn history watching the action, the Auburn basketball Tigers set a school record for blocks in a single game with 17 in a 78-57 victory over Nicholls State on Friday. Former Tiger and NBA star Charles Barkley, known as the Round Mound of Rebound, was also famous for his ability to block shots and he saw six different Tigers do it led by... Recommended Stories