Auburn offers free Iron Bowl viewing party at its basketball arena

The upcoming Iron Bowl game between Alabama and Auburn figures to be the most important contest between the two teams in recent history. Because of that, trying to score tickets is proving to be difficult for some Auburn fans.

So, Auburn athletic director Jay Jacobs came up with a solution:

Not a bad deal for anyone wishing to share some gameday camaraderie with their fellow football fans. Wonder how many Alabama fans will be allowed to crash the party?

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