Updated Dec. 5, 2013
FEATURE: Tanner Sisters Team Up For The Tigers One More Time.
BEHIND THE SCENES: Tyrese Tanner at SEC Media Day. SEC Player of the Week (Nov. 12, 2012)
2012 Omni Hotels Classic All-Tournament Team
2012 Sheraton Raleigh Wolfpack Invitational All-Tournament Team
2011 FIU Sun & Fun Classic All-Tournament Team
2010 Junkanoo Jam All-Tournament Team
As a Senior (2013-14):
Opened the season with 17 points and seven rebounds vs. Georgia Southern... Scored 19 points with eight rebounds at Temple... Notched her first double-double of the season with 19 points and 10 rebounds at Alabama A&M... Scored the 1,000th point of her career at Alabama A&M, becoming the 28th Auburn player to reach the mark... Scored eight points against UT-Chattanooga... Scored 14 points and had two steals against Ball State... Against Iowa State she scored 11 points... Put up 17 points against Tulane and had a career high of 13 rebounds... Averaging 15.0 points and 7.6 rebounds on the season.
As a Junior (2012-13):
Started all 34 games averaging 14.8 points and 4.3 rebounds per game... Led the team in scoring for the second year in a row... Is one of just eight players ever at Auburn to lead the team in scoring in back-to-back years... Scored in double figures in 27 of the 34 games, including six 20-point games... Scored a career-high 29 points vs. Alabama-Birmingham in the first round of the WNIT shooting 12-of-21 from the field... Dished out a career high five assists at George Washington... Helped lead Auburn to a win over Western Kentucky in the second round of the WNIT, scoring 24 points with a season-high nine rebounds, a career-high four steals and three blocks... Set her career high of four steals on four occasions: at Tennessee, vs. Mississippi State, vs. UAB and vs. WKU... Notched her first career double-double against Tulane in the WNIT, scoring 25 points with 11 rebounds... Led Auburn to the quarterfinals of the 2013 WNIT, averaging 23.5 points, 7.3 rebounds, 2.8 steals and 2.3 blocks per game in four postseason games... Led Auburn in scoring in 13 games and in rebounding in four games... Was named SEC Player of the Week on Nov. 12, the first time in her career to earn the honor... Finished seventh in the SEC in points per game with 14.2, came in ninth in field goal percentage (.416), fifth in free throw percentage (.771), 10th in steals per game with 2.0, and 13th in blocked shots per game with 1.1... In SEC-only games she finished 10th in points per game with 13.4, seventh in field goal percentage (.423), eighth in free throw percentage (.762), and tied for 13th in steals per game with 1.6... Finished the season in the top 200 in the nation in points per game with 14.2... Moved into 32nd all-time at Auburn in career points with 954... Her 482 points in 2012-13 was the ninth most by a junior in Auburn history... With 69 steals she finished tied for fourth all-time at AU with Ruthie Bolton in steals by a junior... Her 38 blocks were the eighth most among juniors at Auburn... Named to the Sheraton Raleigh Wolfpack Invitational All-Tournament Team and the Omni Hotels All-Tournament Team... Against Alabama on Feb. 17, she started alongside younger sister Tra'cee, marking the first time for sisters to start together at Auburn since Sherell and Reneisha Hobbs on Nov. 26, 2008. 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. High School:
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. Personal:
Full name is Tyrese LaShay Tanner... Daughter of Teresa Tanner and Tracy Tanner... Birthday is April 4... Her younger sister, Tra'Cee, is a sophomore 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, Memphis Grizzles, Cleveland Cavilers and currently plays for the Golden State Warriors... Majoring in Sociology.
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