TUSCALOOSA, Ala. (AP) - So much for Alabama coach Nick Saban's
attempt at praising Auburn.
Saban accepted a trophy for winning the Iron Bowl during
halftime of Saturday's Alabama-Auburn basketball game. After
thanking the fans at Coleman Coliseum, the football coach expressed
his respect for "the University of Auburn."
The school's name is Auburn University.
Some Tide fans in attendance chuckled, before booing the
intended sentiment for their top rival.
Alabama came from behind to beat the Tigers for the second
straight time this past season, earning the Foy-ODK Trophy. The
Tide went on to finish 14-0 and win the national championship.
Saban promised it was "not the end but the beginning" for his