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Look: Bruce Pearl Sends Clear Message About Auburn

Bruce Pearl at the Final Four.

MINNEAPOLIS, MINNESOTA - APRIL 06: Head coach Bruce Pearl of the Auburn Tigers reacts in the first half during the 2019 NCAA Final Four semifinal against the Virginia Cavaliers at U.S. Bank Stadium on April 6, 2019 in Minneapolis, Minnesota. (Photo by Tom Pennington/Getty Images)

Auburn's basketball team flexed its muscles on Saturday afternoon, erasing a first-half deficit to defeat Kentucky in a thrilling SEC matchup.

After the whistle was blown, the Tigers celebrated with the crowd at Auburn Arena. Judging by his postgame interview, head coach Bruce Pearl certainly enjoyed taking that moment in.

In his postgame interview with CBS, Pearl had a great message about Auburn's basketball team. He wanted everyone to know that Auburn is more than just a football school.

"I look at the kids, I look at the students, I look at our players - this is what it's all about," Pearl said following the win over Kentucky. "I know this happens in North Carolina, Kansas and other places. This is happening in Auburn, Alabama. We're a football school, but we're also an everything school."

Pearl has taken Auburn's basketball team to new heights since taking over in 2014. He already has over 150 wins with the team and a Final Four appearance.

With the win on Saturday afternoon, Auburn is now 18-1 on the season. K.D. Johnson, Walker Kessler and Jabari Smith led the charge for the Tigers this weekend, combining for 50 points.

Next up for Auburn is a showdown with Missouri on Tuesday night.