Auburn vs. Ole Miss
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March 6, 2009

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SEC Tournament Quarterfinals

- Auburn starters: Whitney Boddie, DeWanna Bonner, Sherell Hobbs, Trevesha Jackson and Alli Smalley
- Ole Miss starters: Shantell Black, Shawn Goff, Kayla Holloway, Kayla Melson and Bianca Thomas
- DeWanna Bonner picked up her eighth double-double of the season with
32 points and 11 rebounds; the 39th of her career
- Whitney Boddie tallied her ninth double-double of the season with 15 points and 10 assists; the 12th of her career
- Auburn won the opening tip
- Auburn is now 28-2 on the season; 3-0 in neutral-site games
- The 28 wins are tied for the fourth-most ever for an Auburn team
- The win gives Auburn its 28th win of the season, the most for AU since the 1989-90 season
- The Tigers are now 32-25 all-time in the SEC Tournament; head coach Nell Fortner is 4-4
- Fortner is 2-1 all-time against Ole Miss' Renee Ladner
- Auburn now has an all-time record of 763-328, and a 172-139 all-time record in the SEC
- AU head coach Nell Fortner is now 116-66 in her career and 99-55 at Auburn
- Auburn now leads the series with Ole Miss, 27-21, and is 5-4 against the Rebels in the SEC Tournament
- Auburn is 5-4 all-time when playing on March 6
- AU has a 80-42 all-time record in the month of March and 58-41 in post-season play
- Auburn is 3-2 all-time when playing in Little Rock, Ark.
- Auburn is now 69-2 when scoring 70 or more points in the Nell Fortner era
- DeWanna Bonner's rebound with 2:02 left in the first half tied her for second place all-time at Auburn in career rebounding with Lori Monroe (1979-83) at 1,015; she finished the game with 11 rebounds, giving her sole possession of second place with 1,017 rebounds
- DeWanna Bonner became the second Tiger this season to tally a double-double at halftime with her 14 points and 10 rebounds; the only other is Whitney Boddie with her 10 points, 10 assists at Alabama
- DeWanna Bonner's running jump shot at the 16:44 mark in the second half tied her for the all-time Auburn career scoring record with Becky Jackson at 2,068 points; she took the record to herself on the next Auburn possession with an 18-foot jump shot to give her 2,070 career points; she finished the game with 32 points and 2,084 career points
- DeWanna Bonner's 32 points are a personal-best in SEC Tournament games, passing her previous high of 26 points scored against Arkansas in Auburn's 2008 first-round game
- Whitney Boddie's 15 points and 10 assists are both personal-bests in SEC Tournament games, passing her previous high of 10 points and six assists against South Carolina in Auburn's 2006 first-round game