Charleston Southern vs. Auburn – Game preview – November 26, 2021
The Charleston Southern Lady Buccaneers () visit the Auburn Tigers () on Friday, November 26, 2021 at 1:00 p.m. ET.
The team’s top Sania Wells’ 11 points weren’t enough in Auburn’s 57-49 loss to Little Rock on Wednesday in their most recent outing.
Sha’Mya Leigh’s 11-point lead weren’t enough in Charleston Southern’s 74-48 loss to Western Carolina on Saturday in their most recent action.
Auburn team statistics
Auburn averaged 65.2 points per game last year, 1.8 less than the 67 Charleston Southern allowed per game. The Tigers were just 4-7 last season when they collected over 67 points.
As a team, the Tigers shot 72.5% from the free throw line last year, good for sixth place in the SEC. Unique Thompson led Auburn, knocking down 3.8 free throws per game while shooting 76% of the charity strip.
South Charleston Team Statistics
The Lady Buccaneers averaged 58 points per game last season, which was lower than the 72.3 Auburn allowed per game. Charleston Southern’s record was 2-2 when it hit 72 points that year.
When they hit the free throw line last season, which they did 15.1 times per game, the Lady Buccaneers shot 70.7%, which was fifth in the Deep South. Carmella Walker was Charleston Southern’s top shooter in the line, making 3.1 free throws per game while shooting 77 percent.
Auburn players to watch
Honesty Scott-Grayson leads Auburn in scoring and rebounding with 13.8 points and 8.5 boards per game. Aicha Coulibaly adds 12.5 points, eight rebounds and 2.3 steals for the Tigers, and Wells is averaging 9.5 points per game.
Scott-Grayson leads Auburn’s three-point shooting effort, knocking down 1.3 threes per game while connecting on 29 percent of his shots from downtown.
Player stats reflect four of the four games this season.
Charleston Southern last season leaders
Alyssia Faye averaged 11.8 points and 6.9 rebounds per game, leading Charleston Southern in both scoring and rebounding last season. The Lady Buccaneers also got 9.8 points from Walker, while Sharita Godfrey added 9.7 points and 5.4 rebounds per game.
Godfrey led the charge in shooting the basketball for Charleston Southern last season, making 44% of his shots over the arc while averaging 1.6 scores per game from a three-point field.
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