Postgame Notes vs. Western Kentucky

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March 24, 2013

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Auburn vs. Western Kentucky
WNIT Second Round

March 24, 2013
Auburn Arena | Auburn, Ala.
Post-Game Notes

  • Auburn def. Western Kentucky, 84-66
  • Attendance: 1,004

  • Auburn will play Tulane at 6 p.m. CT, Wednesday in the WNIT Round of 16; the Tigers beat the Green Wave 70-65 earlier this season in New Orleans

  • Auburn Starters: Blanche Alverson, Peyton Davis, Hasina Muhammad, Najat Ouardad and Tyrese Tanner

  • WKU Starters: Chastity Gooch, Alexis Govan, Micah Jones, Bianca McGee and Chaney Means

  • Auburn tied a season-high with 49 first half points, which it also did vs. Alabama A&M

  • Hasina Muhammad scored a career-high 27 points today and tied a career-high with 11 made field goals

  • By playing in Sunday's game, senior Blanche Alverson takes sole possession of 10th all-time at Auburn in career games played at 125

  • With her nine rebounds, senior Blanche Alverson moved in to 20th all-time at Auburn in career rebounding with 592

  • Blanche Alverson set a new career high with seven assists and tied her career high with six steals, today; it's the third time she has reached the mark in her career.

  • Hasina Muhammad scored 27 points and Tyrese Tanner scored 24 points, marking the fourth game this season for Auburn to have two players score at least 20 points

  • Auburn set Auburn WNIT school records with 84 points, 76 field goal attempts, 35 field goals made, 25 assists, 20 steals and 26 turnovers forced

  • Najat Ouardad and Blanche Alverson tied an Auburn WNIT record with seven assists

  • With her four steals, Najat Ouardad is now the Auburn record holder for steals by a senior with 80, a mark that is also second all-time at Auburn in single-season steals

  • Chadarryl Clay came off the bench to score 10 points, marking the 16th game in which Auburn has had a bench player score in double figures

  • AU tallied 20 steals against Western Kentucky, marking the 23rd time this season to tally 10 or more steals in a game this season and the second with 20 or more

  • The Tigers scored 33 points off WKU turnovers, the 17th game this season for Auburn to score 20 or more points off an opponent's turnovers and the sixth time to score 30 or more

  • Auburn forced WKU into 26 turnovers while giving up only 23 made field goals by the Hilltoppers making today the 18th game in which an Auburn opponent had more turnovers than field goals made

  • Auburn forced 26 turnovers in today's game, marking the 10th game for Auburn to force at least 25 turnovers this season and the 20th to force 20 or more

  • Auburn has now forced 678 turnovers on the season, which ranks third all-time in school history

  • Auburn now has 385 steals on the season, which ranks fourth all-time in school history

  • Auburn set a season-high with 25 second-chance points on 19 offensive rebounds

  • Auburn leads the all-time series with Western Kentucky, 5-0, and holds a 3-0 advantage in Auburn

  • AU is now 84-7 all-time against current members of the Sun Belt Conference and 35-18 against teams from the state of Kentucky

  • The Tigers are 10-2 all-time in the WNIT

  • Auburn is now 3-0 all-time on March 24 and 85-49 in the month of March

  • AU is 62-48 all-time in postseason play in the month of March

  • Auburn is 14-3 this season when playing at Auburn Arena