Auburn sports: Basketball is headed West; baseball moving up

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Nothing new when it comes to Daniel Carlson 

As football is enjoying spring break and former Tigers are anxiously awaiting the 2018 NFL Draft, not much has changed for kicker Daniel Carlson. Everyone still loves Legatron.

At pro day, Carlson said he’s interviewed (in some form or fashion) with “most every” NFL team, so if you’re thinking about buying a Carlson jersey, you’re going to want to wait until he’s officially drafted.

In other Auburn news:

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Tuesday was a good day for Auburn baseball. Even after suffering its first loss, Auburn baseball continues to ascend in the national polls.

Baseball + W 

All of Auburn’s players in the starting lineup stepped up to hit on Tuesday night in Plainsman Park and everyone found success.

All nine starters in the order earned a hit and reached base at least twice in the Tigers’ 12-7 win over Georgia Tech.

Auburn is now 16-1 heading into conference play against Texas A&M this weekend. Before that, however, Butch Thompson’s team will welcome Memphis in another midweek game Wednesday. Right-hander Ryan Watson will be on the mound for the Tigers and first pitch has been rescheduled for 3 p.m. CT.

Tweet of the day 

Bruce Pearl’s basketball team practiced in Auburn Arena before it departed for San Diego, and there was an extra fan flying around.

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