Mississippi State 67, Auburn 51

Mississippi State 67, Auburn 51
March 2, 1996
Humphrey Coliseum
Starkville, Mississippi

After being tied at 34 at the half, Auburn only made one field goal in its first 16 attempts in the opening 10 minutes of the second half and fell to Mississippi State 67-51 on Senior Day before 9,043 on Senior Day in Humphrey Coliseum. Ray Donald scored 14 points to lead Auburn while Lance Weems totaled 11. Erick Dampier had both a game-high 16 points and 9 rebounds to lead the Bulldogs. Marcus Bullard scored 15 points, Dontae Jones 14 and Darryl Wilson 11. MSU outscored Auburn 25-5 in the first 13 minutes of the second half to pull away with the victory and earn the SEC's Western Division crown. MSU outrebounded Auburn 37-27 and the Tigers shot 28 percent in the second half, 40 percent for the game. Miss. State shot 48 percent from the field, including 54 percent in the second half.

Auburn                   FG-A      3FG-A     FT-A      REB  PF   TP   MIN  A    TO   BLK  S
Franklin Williams, F     1-6       0-3       1-2       4    0    3    21   0    3    0    0
Pat Burke, C             2-9       0-0       0-0       6    1    4    28   0    4    1    1
Wes Flanigan, G          1-4       0-3       5-9       2    1    7    27   4    3    0    0
Lance Weems, G           4-6       3-5       0-0       1    1    11   24   0    2    0    1
Bryant Smith, G          1-5       0-2       1-2       4    2    3    23   0    0    1    1
Derek Caldwell           1-1       1-1       0-0       0    2    3    6    0    1    0    0
Ray Donald               6-10      2-4       0-0       4    1    14   32   1    2    0    5
Alvin Jefferson          3-4       0-0       0-0       3    2    6    22   0    2    0    0
Adrian Chilliest         0-2       0-1       0-0       3    1    0    17   1    1    0    0
Totals                   19-47     6-19      7-13      27   11   51   200  6    20   2    8

FG%: 1st Half 12-22 .545, 2nd Half 7-25 .280, Game 19-47 .404; 3FG%: 1st Half 4-9 .444, 2nd Half 2-10 .200, Game 6-19 .316; FT%: 1st Half 6-11 .545, 2nd Half 1-2 .500, Game 7-13 .538; Team Rebounds: 0; Deadball Rebounds: 2.

Miss. State              FG-A      3FG-A     FT-A      REB  PF   TP   MIN  A    TO   BLK  S
Dontae Jones, F          7-14      0-2       0-1       6    1    14   32   0    4    1    4
Russell Walters, F       1-2       0-0       0-0       4    3    2    24   0    0    1    1
Erick Dampier, C         8-13      0-0       0-0       9    3    16   33   5    3    2    1
Marcus Bullard, G        6-14      3-7       0-0       4    3    15   36   7    3    0    1
Darryl Wilson, G         3-7       2-4       3-3       5    2    11   33   0    2    0    2
Whit Hughes              1-3       0-0       0-0       3    1    2    22   3    0    0    3
Bart Hyche               1-2       1-1       0-0       1    0    3    10   1    3    0    1
Bubba Wilson             1-1       0-0       0-0       0    0    2    1    0    0    0    0
Tyrone Washington        1-4       0-0       0-0       2    1    2    8    0    0    0    0
Jay Walton               0-0       0-0       0-0       0    0    0    1    0    0    0    0
Totals                   29-60     6-14      3-4       37   14   67   200  16   15   4    13

FG%: 1st Half 15-34 .441, 2nd Half 14-26 .538, Game 29-60 .483; 3FG%: 1st Half 1-4 .250, 2nd Half 5-10 .500, Game 6-14 .429; FT%: 1st Half 3-3 1.000 2nd Half 0-1 .000, Game 3-4 .750; Team Rebounds: 3; Deadball Rebounds: 0.

SCORE BY PERIODS    1    2         F
Auburn              34   17   --    51
Miss. State         34   33   --    67

OFFICIALS--David Dodge, Gary Marcum, Doug Shows

Technical FOULS--None

ATTENDANCE--9,043

Last Modified February 29, 1996
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