Auburn 97, Marathon 87 (exh.)
November 9, 1995
Beard-Eaves-Memorial Coliseum
Auburn, Ala.

Auburn opened preseason play with a 97-87 victory over Marathon in Beard-Eaves-Memorial Coliseum. The Tigers built a 21-11 lead seven minutes into the game, but Marathon cut it to three with 9:51 to play. Tied 45-45 at the half, Auburn outscored Marathon 12-2 in the opening four minutes of the second half to take a 59-47 lead. From there, the Tigers took control for the final margin of victory. Wes Flanigan led the Tigers with 22 points while going 10-13 from the field. Lance Weems added 17 points and Chris Davis scored 14 points and grabbed 9 rebounds. Point guard Moochie Norris totaled 15 points, 11 assists and 0 turnovers. Marathon, which made 14-25 from 3-point range, was led by Curtis Blair's 18 points.

Marathon                  FG-A      3FG-A     FT-A    REB    PF    TP   MIN   A    TO    BLK   S

Malik Hightower, F        7-11      2-3       0-0     2      3     16   27    4    2     0     0
Lewis Lamarr, F           6-10      0-0       2-3     9      2     14   34    1    2     0     0
Paul Doerrfeld, F         6-13      4-6       0-0     3      4     16   33    3    2     0     0
Dale Turner, G            4-6       1-2       0-0     1      1     9    22    3    2     0     2
John Taft, G              3-8       0-1       1-2     6      1     7    29    3    1     0     1
Michael New               2-4       0-0       0-1     2      5     4    10    0    1     0     1
Mark Meredith             1-6       1-5       0-0     0      2     3    20    4    2     0     0
Curtis Blair              6-8       6-6       0-0     2      4     18   25    7    2     0     3

Totals                    35-66     14-25     3-6     29     22    87   200   25   14    0     7

FG%: 1st Half 19-35 .543, 2nd Half 16-31 .516, Game 35-66 .530; 3FG%: 1st Half 7-13 .538, 2nd Half 7-12 .583, Game 14-25 .560; FT%: 1st Half 0-1 .000, 2nd Half 3-5 .600, Game 3-6 .500; Team Rebounds: 4; Deadball Rebounds: 1.

Auburn                    FG-A      3FG-A     FT-A     REB    PF    TP   MIN   A   TO    BLK    S

Franklin Williams, F      2-5       0-1       3-4      5      3     7    22    2   2     0      0
Pat Burke, C              6-9       0-1       1-2      2      0     13   27    4   4     1      1
Lance Weems, G            6-9       5-7       0-0      4      3     17   24    4   0     0      0
Wes Flanigan, G           10-13     0-2       2-5      4      0     22   34    4   1     0      1
Moochie Norris, G         6-9       2-3       1-1      2      0     15   34    11  0     0      2
Ray Donald                1-3       1-2       2-2      0      1     5    12    1   2     0      0
Chris Davis               5-8       0-0       4-4      9      1     14   22    2   2     1      1
Alvin Jefferson           0-1       0-0       0-1      2      0     0    5     0   0     0      0
Phillip Thomas            0-0       0-0       0-0      0      0     0    2     0   1     0      0
Derek Caldwell            1-2       0-1       0-0      1      0     2    7     1   0     0      0
Adrian Chilliest          1-2       0-0       0-0      1      1     2    8     0   1     1      0
Reid Clark                0-0       0-0       0-0      0      0     0    1     0   0     0      0
Earnest Brown             0-0       0-0       0-0      0      0     0    1     0   0     0      0
Mike Springfield          0-0       0-0       0-0      0      0     0    1     0   0     0      0

Totals                    38-61     8-17      13-19    32     9     97   200   29  13    3      5

FG%: 1st Half 17-30 .567, 2nd Half 21-31 .677, Game 38-61 .623; 3FG%: 1st Half 4-9 .444, 2nd Half 4-8 .500, Game 8-17 .471; FT%: 1st Half 7-12 .583, 2nd Half 6-7 .857, Game 13-19 .684; Team Rebounds: 2; Deadball Rebounds: 1.

SCORE BY PERIODS    1      2            F
Marathon            45     42     --     87
Auburn              45     52     --     97

OFFICIALS--Gerald Boudreaux, Phil Robinson, Kerry Sitton

Technical FOULS--None

ATTENDANCE--2,639

Last Modified December 1, 1995
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