Auburn makes third straight NCAA berth, earns No. 2 seed in Atlanta Regional

SOURCE: AUBURN ATHLETICS

Auburn will make its third straight NCAA Tournament appearance for the first time since 2001-03 as the Tigers were announced as the No. 2 seed in the Atlanta Regional Monday.

The regional appearance is the Tigers 22nd all-time, and the program holds an overall record of 45-33 in regional play. Auburn previously appeared in the Atlanta Regional in 2000.

The Tigers will take on No. 3 seed Coastal Carolina Friday at 11 a.m. CT on ESPNU. Also included in the field are No. 1 seed and host Georgia Tech and No. 4 seed Florida A&M.

Below is a list of Auburn’s opponents in the Atlanta Regional.

Georgia Tech

Record: 41-17, 22-12 ACC (ACC Coastal Division Champions)

RPI: No. 8

All-time series: Auburn leads, 119-111-6

Coastal Carolina
Record: 35-24-1, 15-13 Sun Belt (Back-to-Back Sun Belt Tournament Champions)

RPI: No. 57

All-time series: Never met

Florida A&M
Record: 27-32, 14-10 MEAC (MEAC Tournament Champions)

RPI: No. 235

All-time series: Auburn leads, 4-0

Ticket info: All-session ticket packages are available now at ramblinwreck.com and cost $72. If available, single game tickets will go on sale Thursday at 8 a.m. CT and cost $10.

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