2012 College Sports Madness Preseason All-SEC Third Team
As a Sophomore (2011-12):
Appeared in all 30 games, starting 18... Led the team in scoring with 10.6 points per game... Was the first sophomore to lead Auburn in scoring since DeWanna Bonner did in the 2006-07 season... Scored a career-high 23 points against Alabama on Feb. 23... Grabbed a career-high eight rebounds vs. Central Connecticut State on Dec. 22... Set a career high in assists with four against South Carolina on Jan. 19... Blocked a career-high four shots vs. Georgia on Jan. 8... Hit 4-of-5 three-pointers while scoring 16 points against Belmont on Nov. 15... Scored in double figures in 15 games... Named to the FIU Sun & Fun Classic All-Tournament Team... Averaged 3.8 rebounds per game... Started in the final eight games of the season after coming off the bench the previous 12... Tied for 11th in SEC-only games with 1.0 blocks per game... Ranked 25th in the SEC in scoring and T18th in SEC-only games (10.9)... Was 15th in SEC-only games with a .432 field goal percentage.
As a Freshman (2010-11):
Played in all 32 games, starting in three... Scored 155 points, averaging 4.8 per game; pulled down 101 rebounds with a 3.2 per game average... Scored in double digits in six games with a season-high of 15 at Chicago State and Alabama... Hit four free throws in the final 20 seconds at Alabama to secure the Auburn win... Pulled down a season-high of seven rebounds at Tennessee Tech and Toledo, both coming in the WNIT... Blocked a season-high three shots at Tennessee Tech and gathered a season-high three steals vs. Sacred Heart, vs. Alabama A&M and at Toledo... Dished out three assists at South Florida and vs. Florida... Made her collegiate debut vs. Mercer in the season-opener, scoring four points with three rebounds... Earned her first collegiate start vs. Seton Hall, scoring two points with five rebounds... Named to the Junkanoo Jam All-Tournament Team after averaging 6.0 points, 3.5 rebounds and 2.5 steals per game vs. Sacred Heart and Seton Hall... Averaged 11.0 points, 7.0 rebounds and 1.5 blocks per game at Tennessee Tech and Toledo in the WNIT... Her 24 blocks on the season rank ninth all-time at Auburn in single-season blocks by a freshman.
Ranked as the No. 43 overall prospect by Blue Star, 46th by All-Star Girls Report and 75th by ESPN.com's HoopGurlz... Ranked as the 13th-best wing in the country by HoopGurlz... Tanner was ranked as high as seventh in the nation following her sophomore season in which she was named All-Region and All-Area for the second season in a row... Sat out her junior year because of injury... Came back from injury to lead Hoover to a 39-1 record and a state title... Hoover High School finished the season ranked 15th in the country in the USA Today Super 25 Rankings... Named Alabama 6A Player of the Year as a senior after averaging 17 points, eight rebounds and four assists per game... Named to the Alabama State Tournament, All-Region and All-Area Teams... Was selected for the McDonald's All-America Game, but sat out because of injury... Played for the Alabama Twisters club team... Named a Nike All-American and received one of only 20 invitations to the Nike Skills Academy... Led the team in scoring in 2007 and 2008, leading the Twisters to top-15 finishes each season.
Full name is Tyrese LaShay Tanner... Daughter of Teresa Tanner and Tracy Tanner... Born April 4, 1992 in Mobile, Ala... Her younger sister, Nicole, is a freshman on the Auburn women's basketball team... Comes from a basketball family as mother Teresa played at Roane State and the University of Montevallo, father Tracy played at Wallace Community College and University of Mobile, uncle Eddie played at Alabama State, uncle Wayne played at Montevallo, uncle Anthony played at Davidson, and cousin Marreese Speights played at Florida, winning back-to-back NCAA titles, played for the Philadelphia 76ers and currently plays for the Memphis Grizzlies.