Auburn women’s basketball

Auburn women sprint past North Carolina A&T, 68-36

GREENSBORO, N.C. (auburntigers.com) – Sparked by a 25-2 run that spanned most of the second quarter, Auburn women’s basketball pulled away early and cruised to a 68-36 victory at North Carolina A&T Thursday night. For the second straight game, the Tigers (2-0) forced their opponent into 25-plus turnovers, pushing the Aggies (1-2) into 27 giveaways that turned into 26 Auburn points….

Stingy defense leads Auburn women to 61-52 win over Troy

AUBURN, Ala. (auburntigers.com) – Auburn’s women’s basketball team came within striking distance of a school record for turnovers, forcing 38 in a season-opening 61-52 victory over Troy at Auburn Arena Friday night. The Tigers (1-0) struggled to finish on the offensive end at times, shooting 31.9 percent from the floor, but the Auburn defense held the Trojans (0-1) more than 28…

Auburn women’s hoops signs three post players for 2017-18

AUBURN, Ala. (auburntigers.com) – Depth in the post is on the way for the Auburn women’s basketball team. Auburn head coach Terri Williams-Flournoy announced the signing of three front court players – all 6-2 or taller – Thursday as part of the early signing period for women’s basketball. The Tigers will welcome 6-3 forward Abigayle Jackson (Little Rock, Ark./Little Rock Central…

Auburn picked sixth, Montgomery All-SEC by coaches

AUBURN, Ala. (auburntigers.com) – Senior Brandy Montgomery was named to the preseason All-SEC second team, and the Auburn women’s basketball team was picked to finish sixth in the conference by the league’s coaches, the SEC office announced Thursday. Montgomery, a senior from Port St. Lucie, Fla., was Auburn’s leading scorer in 2015-16, averaging 14.0 points per game. She started all 33…

Auburn women’s hoops picked seventh in SEC media poll

AUBURN, Ala. (auburntigers.com) – The Auburn women’s basketball team was picked to finish seventh in the Southeastern Conference in 2016-17 by a panel of SEC and national media, the league office announced Tuesday. At 8-8 in SEC play a year ago, the Tigers tied for seventh place, along with Tennessee and Missouri, after being picked to finish 13th in preseason voting….

Auburn women’s basketball begins practice for 2016-17 season

AUBURN, Ala. (auburntigers.com) – The Auburn women’s basketball team took to the court for the first official team practice of the preseason Sunday, beginning preparations for head coach Terri Williams-Flournoy’s fifth season in 2016-17. The Tigers went through a high-energy, three-hour workout on the Auburn Arena main floor, focusing on defensive drills early and getting in plenty of five-on-five work…

Khady Dieng playing for spot on Senegal national team

AUBURN, Ala. (auburntigers.com)– Auburn women’s basketball rising senior Khady Dieng is competing for a spot on the Senegal women’s national team as tryouts began this week. Dieng, a native of Dakar, Senegal, is in her home country for the summer. Tryouts began Sunday in Senegal with 20 players competing for a spot on the team, which has already qualified for the…

Auburn promotes Evans to Associate Head Coach

AUBURN, Ala. (auburntigers.com)– Ty Evans, entering his fifth season on the Auburn women’s basketball staff, has been promoted to associate head coach, announced head coach Terri Williams-Flournoy Wednesday. “I’m very grateful for the opportunity Coach Flo has given me to be part of this staff and this program,” Evans said. “We are continuing to build a foundation and a culture of…

Auburn tabs Garcia as women’s assistant hoops coach

AUBURN, Ala. (auburntigers.com)– Clarisse Garcia has joined the Auburn women’s basketball staff as an assistant coach, head coach Terri Williams-Flournoy announced Tuesday. “We’re really excited to have Clarisse join our staff,” Williams-Flournoy said. “She brings so much knowledge, not just from a basketball standpoint, but also as a great recruiter who is going to help us continue bring in the best…