Postgame Notes vs. Samford

Dec. 29, 2012

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Auburn vs. Samford
Dec. 29, 2012
Auburn Arena | Auburn, Ala.
Post-Game Notes

  • Attendance: 2,209
  • Auburn def. Samford, 80-51

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

  • Samford Starters: Jazmine Martin, Taylor Reece, Shelby Campbell, Kendall Schwantz and Hannah Dawson

  • Najat Ouardad tallied her first career double-double with 14 points and 11 assists

  • Ouardad is the fifth Auburn player to record a double-double this season, marking the first time since the 2006-07 season for five Auburn players to notch double-doubles

  • Ouardad also became the first Auburn player to record a double-double with points and assists since Morgan Toles did with 10 points and 10 assists against Jacksonville State on Dec. 30, 2010

  • Coach Terri Williams-Flournoy became the fastest Auburn women's basketball coach ever to 11 wins, doing so in 13 games

  • Auburn held a 41-19 lead at halftime, marking the 15th time in 26 halves this season the Tigers have out-scored their opponents by double figures

  • With her 15 points, Blanche Alverson has 974 career points, moving her into 29th all-time in career scoring at Auburn

  • Hasina Muhammad scored 19 points, making her the only player in the SEC to score in double figures in every game this season; dating back to the 2011-12 season, she has scored in double figures in 15 straight games

  • Auburn forced 26 turnovers Saturday against Samford, marking the 11th time in 13 games this season for the Tigers to force 20 or more turnovers

  • Since 1987, Auburn has forced 25 or more turnovers 99 times after forcing 26 against Samford; the Tigers are now 96-3 in those games when forcing 25 or more turnovers

  • Auburn finished the day with 22 steals, marking the ninth time this season to tally 10 or more

  • The 22 steals are a season-high and the most since picking up 22 at Alabama A&M on Nov. 14, 2008

  • AU scored 32 points off turnovers, the eighth time this season for the team to score 20 or more points off turnovers and the third time to score 30 or more

  • Points off turnovers were 32-1, giving Auburn a 311-126 season advantage over its opponents in points off turnovers

  • For the ninth time this season, Auburn's opponent had more turnovers than field goals made; Samford had 26 turnovers on 15 made field goals

  • The Tigers now have a +96 turnover margin on the season

  • Auburn is on an eight-game winning streak, its longest such streak since winning 20 in a row to open the 2008-09 season

  • Auburn has won nine home games in a row, dating back to last season, its longest winning streak ever at Auburn Arena and the most since a 15-game winning streak from March 2, 2008 until Nov. 19, 2009

  • The Tigers had four players in double figures, the sixth time this season to do so

  • Auburn leads the all-time series with Samford, 1-0

  • The Tigers are 25-3 all-time vs. current members of the Southern Conference

  • Auburn is now 14-5 all-time on Dec. 29 and 206-47 in the month of December

  • The Tigers are 222-56 all-time vs. teams from the state of Alabama

  • Najat Ouardad set or tied career highs with 14 points, 11 assists and nine steals

  • Ouardad's nine steals are tied for fourth all-time at Auburn in single-game steals

  • Ouardad's 11 asssits are tied for 18th all-time at Auburn in single-game assists



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