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Auburn hires Bruce Pearl

Updated: March 18, 2014, 8:49 PM ET
By Jeff Goodman | ESPN.com

Bruce Pearl will be the next coach of the Auburn Tigers, Pearl and the school confirmed Tuesday.

Pearl told ESPN.com that he received a six-year deal, but financial terms were still being worked on Tuesday. He said details would be released later.

Pearl said he cannot recruit, or evaluate, under his NCAA show-cause penalty from his time at Tennessee until Aug. 24, 2014. NCAA spokeswoman Emily James said Auburn has 30 days to file a report to the Committee on Infractions either ...

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