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Postgame Notes vs. Missouri

Feb. 24, 2013

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Auburn vs. Missouri
Feb. 24, 2013
Auburn Arena | Auburn, Ala.
Post-Game Notes

- Auburn def. Missouri, 67-59
- Attendance: 2,118
- Auburn Starters: Blanche Alverson, Cabriana Capers, Peyton Davis, Hasina Muhammad and Tyrese Tanner
- Missouri Starters: Sydney Crafton, Morgan Eye, Bri Kulas, Kyley Simmons and Liz Smith
- Cabriana Capers finished the day with seven points, seven rebounds, two assists and one steal in her first career start
- Blanche Alverson scored 19 points in today's game to move her career total to 1,143, passing Tiffany Krantz (1996-2000) for 23rd on Auburn's career scoring list
- Blanche Alverson has scored in double figures in the last five games, averaging 16.4 points per game during the stretch
- Auburn held Missouri to 18 points in the second half, which ties an SEC-low for a half by an Auburn opponent, also done vs. Alabama in the first half on February 17
- The 15-point deficit overcome today was Auburn's second largest of the season, trailing only the 16-point deficit at Tulane; before the comeback win at Tulane, the last time Auburn overcame a double-digit deficit to win was on December 7, 2008, when the Tigers overcame a 10-point deficit to defeat Liberty, 64-53
- Hasina Muhammad scored 13 points today, marking the 25th time in 27 games this season and the 41st time in 57 career games that she has scored in double figures
- Missouri's 58.3% shooting in the first half was the best for an Auburn opponent in any half this season and Missouri's 16.7% shooting in the second was the worst by any Auburn opponent in any half this season
- Auburn had 12 steals, marking the 17th game this season in which Auburn has had at least 10 steals
- Chadarryl Clay scored 11 points today, marking the 14th game in which Auburn has had a player come off the bench to score in double figures; her 11 points were an SEC-best for Clay and her high since scoring 15 points against Alabama State in the third game of season
- Auburn outscored Missouri 36-18 in the second half, marking the 18th half this season and third in SEC play in which it has outscored an opponent by double digits in a half
- Auburn scored 20 points off 19 Missouri turnovers, marking the 14th time this season for the Tigers to score 20 or more points off turnovers
- Auburn allowed just 18 Missouri field goals vs. 19 turnovers, marking the 14th time this season for an Auburn opponent to commit more turnovers than field goals made
- Auburn leads the all-time series with Missouri, 4-1, and holds a 2-0 advantage in Auburn
- The Tigers are 196-178 all-time in SEC play
- Auburn is now 6-4 all-time on Feb. 17 and 170-112 in the month of February
- The Tigers are 4-1 all-time vs. teams from the state of Missouri

 

 

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