FAYETTEVILLE– University of Arkansas junior guard Brittney Vaughn breaks into the NCAA Division I top 10 this week for assists per game according to the national association’s women’s basketball statistics service.
Vaughn and the 25th-ranked Lady Razorbacks, 15-3, travel to Auburn University this Sunday for a 2 p.m. game.
Vaughn picked up her fifth double-digit assist game this past weekend with 11 against Miss State. The first player in the 31-year history of the Lady’Back program to have three consecutive double-digit assist games, Vaughn is averaging 6.2 assists per game.
She is second in the SEC to Vanderbilt’s Dee Davis, who at 6.9 apg is second in America.
The Plano, Texas, junior produced the nation’s No. 2 single game for assists with 14 at Tulsa back in December. Currently, the best single game in Division I is 16 assists by Katherine Plummer of Nicholls State against Sam Houston State last week.
The 14-assist game ranks as the No. 1 individual game for a SEC player this season.
Vaughn and national leader Amanda Rego of San Diego share the No. 2 spot with a 14-assist game each. Rego is leading the country at 7.9 apg.