Postgame Notes vs. Tulane
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March 27, 2013

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Auburn vs. Tulane
WNIT Round of 16
March 27, 2013
Auburn Arena | Auburn, Ala.
Post-Game Notes


- Auburn def. Tulane, 72-52
- Tulane is the first non-SEC team Auburn has beaten twice in the same season since beating Maryland and Long Beach State twice during the 1987-88 season; Auburn also beat the Green Wave, 70-65, on November 28
- Attendance: 1,391
- Auburn will play the winner of Thursday night's Bowling Green State vs. Drexel game; the time, date and location are TBA
- Auburn Starters: Blanche Alverson, Peyton Davis, Hasina Muhammad, Najat Ouardad and Tyrese Tanner
- Tulane Starters: Danielle Blagg, Tiffany Dale, Olivia Grayson, Jamie Kaplan and Janique Kautsky
- With her 10 points, senior Blanche Alverson moved into 18th all-time at Auburn in career scoring; she now has 1,229
- With her seven assists, senior Najat Ouardad moved into 14th all-time at Auburn in career assists; she now has 256
- Tyrese Tanner scored 25 points with 11 rebounds, tallying her first career double-double
- Tanner becomes the sixth Auburn player with a double-double this season, joining Peyton Davis, Hasina Muhammad, Blanche Alverson, Tra'Cee Tanner and Najat Ouardad
- The 25-point game marked her third 20-point game in a row and the 11 rebounds are a career high
- Tanner is now Auburn's career WNIT points leader with 100, she has 78 in this year's tournament alone
- Tyrese Tanner has averaged 26.0 points, 7.7 rebounds, 3.7 steals, 2.7 blocks and 2.3 assists in three WNIT games this season
- By playing in Wednesday's game, senior Blanche Alverson ties DeWanna Bonner for ninth all-time at Auburn in career games played with 126
- AU tallied 11 steals against Tulane, marking the 24th time this season to tally 10 or more steals in a game this season
- Auburn has now forced 692 turnovers on the season, which ranks second all-time in school history in single-season turnovers forced
- Auburn now has 396 steals on the season, which ranks first all-time in school history in single-season team steals
- Auburn forced 14 Tulane turnovers and has now forced 692 on the season, which is the second most in Auburn history, only trailing the 1986-87 team that forced 702
- Auburn had a +13 rebounding margin tonight, which is its best since a +13 rebounding margin against Ole Miss on January 10th and is tied for its second best this season
- The Tanner Sisters, Tyrese and Tra'cee, had their best combined came of the year with 37 points and 18 rebounds, topping the 37 points and 15 rebounds they tallied against Jacksonville earlier this season
- Tra'Cee Tanner scored 12 points off the bench tonight, making tonight the 17th game in which a Tiger has come off the bench to score in double figures; the Tigers' bench has scored 523 points on the season (15.8 ppg)
- Auburn leads the all-time series with Tulane, 4-1, and holds a 2-0 advantage in Auburn
- AU is now 44-7 all-time against current members of Conference USA and 54-26 against teams from the state of Louisiana
- The Tigers are 11-2 all-time in the WNIT
- Auburn is now 1-0 all-time on March 24 and 86-49 in the month of March
- AU is 63-48 all-time in postseason play in the month of March
- Auburn is 15-3 this season when playing at Auburn Arena