Auburn women exclude non-conference play by Belmont

AUBURN, Ala. – Auburn’s women’s basketball team will cover non-conference play and a four-game stretch in eight days Sunday afternoon when the Belmont Bruins visit Auburn Arena for a 2f CT tip.

Sunday’s game was originally scheduled for Dec. 8 but was postponed due to COVID-19 issues. Tickets purchased for the original game will be valid for entry to the tournament on Sunday, and tickets are available for sale at and at the field ticket office on game day.

The one-match tickets for Auburn women’s basketball in 2020-21 are $ 6 and valid for general admission in the 100th rating of Auburn Arena. Everyone within the range must cover face masks at all times and maintain an appropriate social pace.

The Tigers (5-2) come off a 94-81 win over North Florida on Thursday that saw five Auburn players in double figures, led by 19 points and 18 rebounds from Thompson without a model and a senior position 17 points from Annag Hughes. Belmont enters the tournament at 3-2 overall; The Bruins won at Alabama A&M 71-55 Friday night.

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›› Brit Bowen and Larry DiChiara’s radio call on WQSI 93.9 FM starts at 1:45 pm CT; the game can also be heard on and the official Auburn Athletics app.
›› The game can be viewed on SEC Network + with the home radio call; SEC Network + is available through and the ESPN app.


›› Five Tigers hit in double figures as Auburn upped the 90-point mark for the second time this season with a 94-81 victory over North Florida on Thursday at Auburn Arena.
›› The Tigers (5-2) were able to kick back from Wednesday’s tough offensive night in their loss to SFA with the second highest score of the season, getting big nights from high Thompson without a model and sophomore Annag Hughes to lead the way.
›› Thomson led Auburn with 19 points and 18 rebounds, sixth straight double and 48th of his career. Her 18 greatest rebounds in a home game were the Auburn career; She also provided three aids and two guides. Hughes scored for 17 career-level points and matched a career high with seven rebounds, dropping three points-3 for the second time in three games. She also shared the leadership of the team with three leaders.
›› Redshirt sophomore Rev. Scott-Grayson he scored 16 points for the second straight night, matching his high career from Wednesday’s game. She also had three directors. Fear Freshman Romi tax there were also 12 high-scoring points along with five rebounds, and Jala Jordan she came up just short of her first double-digit career with 11 points and eight rebounds. Alaina Rice she scored nine points off the bench, her best rating at Auburn, and Kira Lowery lead the Tigers with five assists and three best career leaders.


›› Give the Tigers a 6-2 non-conference schedule.
›› Finish non-conference play with a win for the fifth straight season.
›› Be the 99th winner for Auburn women’s basketball at Auburn Arena.


›› Auburn and Belmont meet for the third time in women’s basketball. The Tigers have won the previous two meetings, both in Auburn.

LAST MEETING: November 15, 2011
Auburn 80, Belmont 53

›› Auburn outscored Belmont 80-53 in his 2011-12 inaugural opening at Auburn Arena, placing the 800th victory in the program’s history in the books. Sophomore Camille Glymph came off the bench, hitting five of Auburn’s 10 3-points to lead the Tigers with 18 points in the win.
›› Glymph was one of three Auburn players in double figures as Tyrese Tanner added 16 points, including 4-of-5 from a 3-point range, and Jassany Williams earned 12 points while also adds four blocks.


›› Belmont is 3-2 on the season, 1-0 in the Ohio Valley Conference playoffs. The Bruins have won over Middle Tennessee, Tennessee State and Alabama A&M with losses on the road at Kentucky and at home at Marquette.
›› The Bruins have been selected to finish second in the OVC. Last year, Belmont went 22-9 overall, 16-2 in OVC play, claiming their fourth regular-season conference title.
›› Belmont gets 67.0 points / game and up just 57.6. The Bruins lead the OVC and rank 34th nationally with 11.0 theft / game.
›› Tuti Jones is the national leader in stealing every game, averaging 5.5. She also leads the Bruins in scoring (12.0) and rebounds (5.0).


›› Through seven games, Auburn averages 75.4 points / game while holding opponents to 64.4 points. The Tigers have reached the 80-point mark three times and have scored 90-plus twice.
›› Auburn ranks second in the SEC and ranks 13th nationally in theft per game at 13.6; the Tigers are also 26th in the country and 3rd in the SEC in turn margin (+6.3).
›› Main forward Thompson without a model gaining an average of 18.6 points and 14.1 recovering through seven games; she also has six doubles on the season, leading the country. Thompson leads the SEC and runs 3rd nationally in rebounds / games. An honorary All-American player and first All-SEC team a year ago, Thompson is the only returning Auburn starter. She averaged a double-digit for the second straight year in 2020 with 16.2 points and 11.4 rebounds, leading Auburn in both divisions. Thompson is also the nation’s top returner in double doubles with 22 last season.
›› Two sophomore redshirt moves that sat out this season have been making an immediate impact. Rev. Scott-Grayson (Baylor) and Jala Jordan Both (West Virginia) have earned important moments through the first several games. Scott-Grayson has started all seven games and had 16 points against both SFA and North Florida, along with 14 points, 7 rebounds and 5 steals vs. Gardner-Webb. Jordan is Auburn’s second top scorer with 10.4 points / game; she is also the Tigers main rebounder (4.6 / game) and main bullet blocker (1.1 / game)
›› Four more returners saw action game for Auburn last season: redshirt junior Kiyae ‘Geal and sophomores Annag Hughes, Morgan Robinson-Nwagwu and Sania Wells. Hughes scored 17 career-level points against North Florida and has started six of seven games. Wells and Robinson-Nwagwu played important moments in the opening; Robinson-Nwagwu had four senior leaders and matched senior career levels with 6 points and 4 rebounds. Wells scored 11 career-level points in the win over South Alabama.


›› Of the 15 players on the roster, 10 wore Auburn uniforms for the first time in game action against USC Upstate. The 10 newcomers saw coming in the floor in Tigers ’82-41 victory on November 25 and again vs. Gardner-Webb on December 1.
›› Auburn posted three young college moves during the offseason, involving two NJCAA Americans:
›› Kira Lowery came to Auburn from Dyersburg State CC (Tenn.) where she was third in the country in terms of scoring (23.3 ppg) and second in thes (4.0 / game) and was an All-American NJCAA in 2020. Lowery has started all seven games at PG and leads Auburn with 2.0 assists / games.
›› Keya Patton she was a two-time American at Wabash Valley College (Ill.), where she scored more than 1,000 points in two seasons and averaged 20.8 points, 6.8 rebounds and 6.4 steals as a sophomore. She scored the top 14 points of the season vs. Gardner-Webb (12/1).
›› Alycia Reese joins the Tigers from just down the road at Chattahoochee Valley CC in Phenix City, where she led the team with 12.8 points / game last season. Reese scored 10 points and hit the same two 3-pointers at Auburn at Houston (12/5).
›› Sophomore Alaina Rice he joined the Tigers in June after moving from A&M Florida. Rice was MEAC Rookie of the Year in 2020 at FAMU where she averaged 10.3 points and 4.7 rebounds. Rice led Auburn with 5 assists in the opening season and scored 9 points vs. North Florida.
›› The Tigers signed two males during the offeseason: Romi tax (6-2, F, Herzliya, Israel) and Aicha Coulibaly (6-0, F / G, Mali). Two others entered Auburn as walkers: Riley Donahue (5-10, G, Atlanta, Ga.) And Carsen McFadden (5-7, G, Fairview, Texas). Coulibaly started the first four games; The fee averages 6.1 points and 3.1 revolutions. McFadden played crucial moments in the win over South Alabama, sharing the team’s lead with three fans.


›› Through December 17 games, Thompson without a model leads the country in double doubles (6), runs third in rebounds per game (14.1) and is tied for second place in offensive rebounds per game (6.0). She leads the SEC in all three divisions.
›› In addition to being the SEC’s executive professional director in double doubles, Thompson without a model he is the league’s executive leader in career relegations (987) and steals (161) and is third in career scoring (1,300).
›› Last season, Thompson was second in the SEC and 10th nationally in rebounding (11.4 / game), led the SEC and 8th nationally in offensive rebounds (4.4 / game) , and ranked third in the SEC and 15th nationally in the percentage field goal (58.2%).


›› With six doubles so far this season, Thompson without a model there are 48 career doubles, the full-time Auburn career record. She passed the big record of Auburn DeWanna Bonner with her 41st double in Missouri on February 27, 2020.
›› No more than 9 more doubles required this season to enter the SEC’s full-time top 10.
›› In 2019-20, Thompson had 22 doubles to lead the SEC and finish second nationally. She is the country’s leading double returner.
›› Thomson has doubled for two straight seasons and for his career, the first Auburn player to accomplish that task.
›› Thompson is first among active SEC players in career doubles (as of Dec 17).

UP Next

›› Auburn opens SEC play Thursday, Dec. 31, on the road at LSU. Game time is set for 6pm CT at the Pete Maravich Assembly Center.