Auburn 84, Florida A&M 54
December 30, 1995
Championship -- Capital City Classic
Tallahassee-Leon Co. Civic Center Tallahassee, Fla.

Auburn jumped out to a 43-19 halftime lead en route to a 84-54 victory over Florida A&M in the championship game of the Capital City Classic at the Tallahassee-Leon County Civic Center. It was the Tigers' school record third tournament championship this season and marked Auburn's second-best start in school history at 12-1. Lance Weems knocked down 5-7 3-pointers, including four in the first half, to lead the Tigers with a game-high 19 points. Franklin Williams scored 15 points, Wes Flanigan 11 and Derek Caldwell 10. For the second time this season Flanigan was named as the Tournament MVP. Pat Burke was named to the All-Tournament team. Auburn shot .474 percent from the field, but was a woeful .528 percent (19-36) from the foul line. The Tigers held the Rattlers to .316 percent shooting and forced 24 FAMU turnovers while having 17 steals of their own. Auburn's starters sat out most of the second half.

Auburn                  FG-A    3FG-A   FT-A    REB PF  TP  MIN A   TO  BLK S
Ray Donald, G           1-4     1-3     0-0     1   3   3   20  2   0   0   0
Franklin Williams, F    5-6     1-2     4-6     5   2   15  26  1   0   1   2
Pat Burke, C            3-10    0-2     2-4     8   2   8   27  1   2   1   0
Lance Weems, G          7-11    5-7     0-0     4   1   19  27  3   2   0   4
Wes Flanigan, G         4-6     0-1     3-8     2   2   11  25  6   3   0   4
Earnest Brown           2-4     0-1     0-0     1   0   4   5   0   0   0   0
Derek Caldwell          2-4     2-4     4-4     3   0   10  8   0   1   0   2
Phillip Thomas          0-1     0-1     0-0     4   3   0   7   1   1   0   3
Bryant Smith            3-7     2-3     0-0     4   1   8   22  0   3   0   2
Mike Springfield        0-1     0-1     0-0     0   0   0   3   0   0   0   0
Reid Clark              0-0     0-0     2-4     1   0   2   3   0   1   0   0
Alvin Jefferson         0-2     0-0     3-8     5   4   3   18  1   2   0   0
Adrian Chilliest        0-1     0-0     1-2     1   1   1   9   0   0   0   0
Totals                  27-57   11-25   19-36   41  19  84  200 15  15  2   17

FG%: 1st Half 17-31 .548, 2nd Half 10-26 .385, Game 27-57 .474; 3FG%: 1st Half 7-14 .500, 2nd Half 4-11 .364, Game 11-25 .440; FT%: 1st Half 5-13 .385, 2nd Half 14-23 .609, Game 19-36 .528; Team Rebounds: 2; Deadball Rebounds: 8.

Florida A&M             FG-A    3FG-A   FT-A    REB PF  TP  MIN A   TO  BLK S
Sean Black, F           4-10    2-4     0-0     3   3   10  29  1   1   0   1
Olatunda Martin, F      1-5     0-0     3-4     7   3   5   26  1   1   0   0
Jerome Jones, C         3-8     0-0     0-2     5   5   6   25  0   4   2   0
Scientific Mapp, G      2-6     0-1     2-4     5   2   6   23  3   1   0   0
Byron Coast, G          2-9     2-7     0-0     1   0   6   14  0   5   0   1
Gibson Pierre           2-6     0-1     3-5     2   2   7   18  0   5   1   0
Guy Walton              0-2     0-1     1-2     2   3   1   12  2   3   0   1
Roderick Seay           1-5     0-0     0-0     5   2   2   21  0   3   1   1
Norris Fletcher         0-0     0-0     0-0     1   0   0   2   0   0   0   0
Derrick Magee           1-4     1-2     0-0     4   1   3   10  0   1   0   0
Kevin Elliott           2-2     1-1     0-0     0   2   5   5   0   0   0   0
Herb Woodard            0-0     0-0     3-4     1   1   3   15  0   0   0   0
Totals                  18-57   6-17    12-21   41  24  54  200 7   24  4   4

FG%: 1st Half 7-27 .259, 2nd Half 11-30 .367, Game 18-57 .316; 3FG%: 1st Half 4-9 .444, 2nd Half 2-8 .250, Game 6-17 .353; FT%: 1st Half 1-4 .250, 2nd Half 11-17 .647, Game 12-21 .571; Team Rebounds: 5; Deadball Rebounds: 5.

SCORE BY PERIODS    1   2       F
Auburn  46  38  --   84
Florida A&M 19  35  --   54
OFFICIALS--Curtis Shaw, David Day, Jamie Jones
Technical FOULS--None
ATTENDANCE--2,365

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