Arkansas 87, Auburn 77

Arkansas 87, Auburn 77
February 17, 1996
Bud Walton Arena
Fayetteville, Ark.

Pat Bradley scored a career-high 21 points and Derek Hood added a career-high 16 points to lead Arkansas to an 87-77 victory over Auburn before a sold out crowd of 19,868 in Bud Walton Arena. The Hogs opened the game with a 20-4 run in the first seven minutes as the Tigers committed 19 first half turnovers, a season-high 25 for the game. However, Auburn closed to within 26-24 five minutes later, outsoring the Hogs 20-6. Arkansas then pushed its lead to 40-32 at the half. The Tigers crawled to within 54-53 with 11:53 left in the game, only to have the Hogs go on a 14-3 run for a 68-56 margin with 9:22 left. A 13-2 Auburn run followed for a 70-69 Arkansas lead with 4:01 left. Kareem Reid then hit a 20-footer and Bradley then all eight of Arkansas' next eight points were scored by Bradley. Bradley's final 3-pointer pushed an Arkansas 2-point lead to 81-76 with 2:19 left. Lance Weems drilled seven 3-pointers to lead Auburn with 22 points. Pat Burke recorded a double-double with 11 points and 11 rebounds. The Tigers shot .362 percent from the field compared to Arkansas' .441 percent. Other than Weems (7-13 treys), Auburn was 3-18 from 3-point range. The Tigers were 17-27 (.630) from the free throw line. Alvin Jefferson scored a career-high 12 points off the bench and tied his career-high with 7 rebounds.

Auburn                   FG-A      3FG-A     FT-A      REB  PF   TP   MIN  A    TO   BLK  S
Ray Donald, G            2-9       0-5       4-4       5    3    8    31   2    4    0    3
Adrian Chilliest, F      0-1       0-0       1-2       1    0    1    8    0    0    0    0
Pat Burke, C             5-13      0-3       1-3       11   5    11   27   1    3    1    2
Lance Weems, G           7-17      7-13      1-2       7    2    22   35   3    3    0    1
Wes Flanigan, G          3-10      1-5       3-4       3    4    10   28   5    7    0    2
Phillip Thomas           2-4       0-1       0-0       2    0    4    12   1    2    0    0
Bryant Smith             0-0       0-0       0-0       1    0    0    5    0    1    0    0
Derek Caldwell           0-0       0-0       0-0       0    0    0    4    0    0    0    0
Alvin Jefferson          3-6       0-0       6-10      7    4    12   32   1    1    2    1
Franklin Williams        3-9       2-4       1-2       4    3    9    18   0    3    0    0
Totals                   25-69     10-31     17-27     45   21   77   200  13   25   3    9

FG%: 1st Half 11-34 .324, 2nd Half 14-35 .400, Game 25-69 .362; 3FG%: 1st Half 5-18 .278, 2nd Half 5-13 .385, Game 10-31 .323; FT%: 1st Half 5-8 .625, 2nd Half 12-19 .632, Game 17-27 .630; Team Rebounds: 4; Deadball Rebounds: 6.

Arkansas                 FG-A      3FG-A     FT-A      REB  PF   TP   MIN  A    TO   BLK  S
Antwon Hall, F           2-8       1-5       0-0       3    3    5    19   0    2    0    0
Derek Hood, F            8-14      0-0       0-1       12   5    16   26   4    2    0    2
Darnell Robinson, C      1-6       0-2       2-2       7    3    4    25   1    1    2    1
Kareem Reid, G           5-12      1-5       3-4       4    2    14   33   8    5    0    2
Pat Bradley, G           6-11      5-10      4-7       3    3    21   29   2    1    0    2
Landis Williams          4-5       0-1       0-2       1    0    8    6    0    0    0    1
Lee Wilson               1-2       0-0       0-0       5    2    2    21   1    3    0    0
Marlon Towns             1-6       1-3       6-6       1    1    9    20   3    0    0    1
Ali Thompson             0-1       0-0       2-2       2    0    2    5    1    2    0    0
Nicky Davis              2-3       0-0       2-2       3    2    6    16   0    0    1    0
Totals                   30-68     8-26      19-26     44   21   87   200  20   16   3    9

FG%: 1st Half 15-35 .429, 2nd Half 15-33 .455, Game 30-68 .441; 3FG%: 1st Half 3-12 .250, 2nd Half 5-14 .357, Game 8-26 .308; FT%: 1st Half 7-9 .778, 2nd Half 12-17 .706, Game 19-26 .731; Team Rebounds: 3; Deadball Rebounds: 4.

SCORE BY PERIODS    1    2         F
Auburn              32   45   --    77
Arkansas            40   47   --    87

OFFICIALS--David Dodge, Curtis Shaw, Gary Marcum

Technical FOULS--Arkansas (2): Landis Williams (8:04, 2nd); Nolan Richardson (3:23, 2nd)

ATTENDANCE--19,868 (c)

Last Modified February 19, 1996
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