BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (AP) - DeWanna Bonner scored a game-high 29
points to lead No. 15 Auburn in a 91-62 rout of Alabama-Birmingham
on Wednesday night.
Bonner was 9-for-14 shooting and grabbed a game-high eight
rebounds for the Lady Tigers (5-0), who shot a blistering 75.9
percent (22 of 29) from the field in the second half to seal the
victory. Morgan Jennings scored 14 points and Reneisha Hobbs added
10 on 5-for-5 shooting.
Amanda Peterson led the Blazers (1-3) with 20 points, going
6-for-9 from behind the arc, and Britney Jones added 15.
The Blazers went into halftime tied at 32 with the Lady Tigers,
but shot just 25 percent (9 of 36) in the second half.
The Lady Tigers outrebounded the Blazers 46-26, although they
lost the turnover battle 21-16. Auburn notched eight blocks as a
team in the win, and hit 21 free throws compared to 13 by UAB.