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Tanner And Tigers Topple UAB In WNIT

Junior Tyrese Tanner led Auburn to a blowout basketball victory over UAB on Wednesday night at the Auburn Arena.

Auburn, Ala.--Junior guard Tyrese Tanner scored a career-high 29 points and her team forced 23 turnovers as Auburn overpowered visiting UAB 80-57 in the opening round of the WNIT on Wednesday night. Tanner hit 12-21 field goals, made 5-6 free throws and made four steals while leading Auburn's full-court pressure defense that bothered the Blazers. The Tigers improved to 17-14 and will play either... Recommended Stories