Postgame Notes vs. UAB

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March 20, 2013

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Auburn vs. Alabama-Birmingham
WNIT First Round
March 20, 2013
Auburn Arena | Auburn, Ala.
Post-Game Notes

- Auburn vs. UAB
- Attendance: 778
- Auburn will play the winner of Western Kentucky-East Carolina (7 p.m. CT, Thursday) in the second round of the WNIT
- Auburn Starters: Blanche Alverson, Peyton Davis, Hasina Muhammad, Najat Ouardad and Tyrese Tanner
- UAB Starters: Karisma Chapman, Ashley Grimes, Amber Jones, Michaelea Kleist and Khalilah Watson
- By playing in Wednesday's game, senior Blanche Alverson is tied for 10th all-time at Auburn in career games played at 124 with Lori Monroe and Jordan Greenleaf
- With her rebound at the 16:45 mark of the second half, Blanche Alverson moved into 21st all-time at Auburn in career rebounding with 581 rebounds, passing Linda Godby (580); she finished the game with six for 583 on her career
- Tyrese Tanner scored a career-high 29 points, her fourth 20-point game of the season and her seventh of her career; she also set career highs of 12 made field goals, 21 field goal attempts and tied a career-high with 4 steals
- Tanner's 29 points are also an Auburn WNIT record
- The Tigers scored 30 points off UAB turnovers, the 16th game this season for Auburn to score 20 or more points off an opponent's turnovers and the fifth time to score 30 or more
- AU tallied 14 steals against UAB, marking the 22nd time this season to tally 10 or more steals in a game
- Auburn forced UAB into 23 turnovers while giving up only 20 made field goals by the Blazers making today the 17th game in which an Auburn opponent had more turnovers than field goals made
- With 14 steals tonight, Auburn now has 365 on the season, which ranks 5th in school history
- With 23 forced turnovers tonight, Auburn has now forced 652 on the season, which ranks 6th in school history
- The 80 points scored by Auburn tonight are the second most ever scored by Auburn in a WNIT game, just one point shy of the record 81 points scored by Auburn against Virginia Tech in 2007
- The 53 points scored by Auburn in the second half are the most ever scored by Auburn in a half in a WNIT game and the most scored by the Tigers in any half this season
- Other Auburn WNIT records set tonight include 31 made field goals, 14 steals and 23 forced turnovers
- Auburn leads the all-time series with UAB, 30-4, and holds a 14-1 advantage in Auburn
- Auburn is 2-0 all-time vs. UAB in the WNIT
- The Tigers are 9-2 all-time in the WNIT
- Auburn is now 2-2 all-time on March 20 and 84-49 in the month of March
- AU is 61-48 all-time in postseason play in the month of March
- The Tigers are 224-57 all-time vs. teams from the state of Alabama
- Auburn is 13-3 this season when playing at Auburn Arena