WNBA Prospect Profile
(Photo courtesy of Auburn)
Tyrese Tanner - Auburn
Position:
Guard/Forward
Height:
6'1"
Birthdate:
4/4/1992 12:00:00 AM
Birthplace:
Mobile, AL
High School:
Hoover
College Highlights
Finished Auburn career as one of just five Tigers with 1,000 points, 500 boards, 100 assists, 100 steals, and 50 blocks. Also is the 11th-ranked scorer in program history with 1,449 points. 2013-14: An All-SEC First Team and All-Defensive Team pick by the league’s coaches after ranking 4th in the conference in scoring. ((CHECK)) Led Tigers in scoring for third straight season. 2012-13: Started all 34 games, scored in double figures 27 times and was the No. 7 scorer in the SEC. 2011-12: Became first sophomore to lead Auburn in scoring since DeWanna Bonner in ‘06-‘07 season. PREP: Played at same school that produced former WNBA player Sidney Spencer. MISC: Younger sister, Tra'cee, plays at Auburn, mother Teresa, father Tracy, and three uncles all played collegiately and cousin Marreese Speights 2 NCAA titles at Florida before playing in the NBA.
College Statistics
Auburn
Season G FGM FGA PCT FTM FTA PCT 3PM 3PA PCT REB AST STL BL PTS AVG
2010-11 32 53 159 .333 43 64 .671 6 37 .162 101 27 21 24 155 4.84
2011-12 30 113 278 .406 84 130 .646 7 29 .241 115 33 36 24 317 10.5
2012-13 34 184 442 .416 108 140 .771 6 31 .193 147 49 69 38 482 14.1
2013-14 33 208 491 .423 141 202 .698 4 19 .210 209 63 61 39 561 17.0
totals 129 558 1370 .407 376 536 .701 23 116 .198 572 172 187 125 1515 11.7