LSU 93, Auburn 67

LSU 93, Auburn 67
February 24, 1996
Pete Maravich Assembly Center
Baton Rouge, La.

LSU handed Auburn its worst loss of the season in a 93-67 thrashing before a paid crowd 8,793 (3,000 actual) at the Pete Maravich Assembly Center. Auburn shot a season-low .313 percent from the field while LSU shot .466 percent, .594 percent in the first half. Auburn committed 16 first-half turnovers, 23 for the game. Freshman Bryant Smith scored a career-high 17 points, pulled down 5 rebounds and had 4 steals while fellow freshman Derek Caldwell chipped in 12 points for Auburn. LSU was paced by six players in double figures, including Rogers Washington's game-high 20 points. Maurice Carter chipped in 15 points and Roman Rubchenko totaled 12 points and a game-high 11 rebounds. LSU outrebounded Auburn 53-32. Auburn cut the LSU lead to 12-11 with 14:35 left in the first half, and then LSU outscored Auburn 42-20 the rest of the half for a 54-31 halftime lead. LSU led by as much as 34, 88-54 with 5 minutes to play.

Auburn                   FG-A      3FG-A     FT-A      REB  PF   TP   MIN  A    TO   BLK  S
Ray Donald, G            0-3       0-3       3-4       2    0    3    19   0    0    0    1
Franklin Williams, F     1-6       0-3       0-0       6    1    2    24   1    2    0    1
Pat Burke, C             3-7       0-2       4-4       4    2    10   24   0    8    2    2
Lance Weems, G           2-10      1-7       0-0       1    1    5    20   1    1    0    1
Wes Flanigan, G          3-12      2-6       1-2       3    2    9    25   4    5    0    4
Earnest Brown            1-1       0-0       0-0       0    0    2    1    0    0    0    0
Derek Caldwell           4-8       3-6       1-2       1    2    12   19   1    1    0    1
Phillip Thomas           0-4       0-2       0-0       1    0    0    10   3    1    0    1
Bryant Smith             6-9       3-5       2-4       5    5    17   24   1    1    0    4
Mike Springfield         0-0       0-0       0-0       0    0    0    1    0    0    0    0
Reid Clark               0-1       0-0       0-0       1    0    0    2    0    0    0    0
Alvin Jefferson          0-5       0-0       2-2       3    4    2    20   0    2    3    0
Adrian Chilliest         1-1       0-0       3-4       3    4    5    11   0    2    0    0
Totals                   21-67     9-34      16-22     32   21   67   200  11   23   5    15

FG%: 1st Half 10-30 .333, 2nd Half 11-37 .297, Game 21-67 .313; 3FG%: 1st Half 5-16 .313 , 2nd Half 4-18 .222, Game 9-34 .265; FT%: 1st Half 6-8 .750, 2nd Half 10-14 .714, Game 16-22 .727; Team Rebounds: 2; Deadball Rebounds: 5.

LSU                      FG-A      3FG-A     FT-A      REB  PF   TP   MIN  A    TO   BLK  S
Landers Nolley, F        5-8       3-5       1-1       4    0    14   17   1    3    0    0
Duane Spencer, F         4-9       0-0       6-7       9    2    14   27   0    3    3    1
Roman Rubchenko, C       5-10      2-3       0-0       11   5    12   27   2    5    1    2
Gene Nabors, G           2-6       0-2       0-0       2    0    4    13   2    1    0    0
Maurice Carter, G        6-14      1-4       2-3       7    2    15   32   2    1    0    2
David Bosley             3-4       2-3       2-4       2    2    10   16   2    2    0    1
Quenton Thomas           2-7       0-1       0-0       4    3    4    22   7    6    1    2
Nick Sheppard            0-1       0-0       0-0       2    0    0    4    0    0    1    0
Rogers Washington        7-9       1-3       5-6       9    2    20   31   2    3    1    1
Misha Mutavdzic          0-2       0-0       0-0       0    2    0    7    0    1    1    1
Adam Walton              0-3       0-0       0-0       0    0    0    4    0    0    0    0
Totals                   34-73     9-21      16-21     53   18   93   200  18   25   8    10

FG%: 1st Half 19-32 .594, 2nd Half 15-41 .366, Game 34-73 .466; 3FG%: 1st Half 5-10 .500, 2nd Half 4-11 .364, Game 9-21 .429; FT%: 1st Half 11-14 .786, 2nd Half 5-7 .714, Game 16-21 .762; Team Rebounds: 3; Deadball Rebounds: 6.

SCORE BY PERIODS    1    2         F
Auburn              31   36   --    67
LSU                 54   39   --    93

OFFICIALS--David Bair, Curtis Shaw, Tom Eades
Technical FOULS--None
ATTENDANCE--8,793

Last Modified February 26, 1996
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