Auburn 83, Baylor 64
December 9, 1995
Championship -- Dr. Pepper Invitational
The Ferrell Center Waco, Texas

Ray Donald scored 13 of Auburn's first 17 points in a 17-0 spurt to open the game to enable the Tigers' to claim a 83-64 victory over Baylor in the championship of the Dr. Pepper Invitational in The Ferrell Center before 5,175. It marked the first time in Auburn Basketball history that a Tiger team has won two tournaments in the same season -- this Tiger team won two in a span of 13 days. The 19-point loss was Baylor's worst in the tournament's seven-year history. Auburn's pressing full court pressure forced the Bears into seven turnovers and four missed shots before Baylor scored its first basket with 14:22 left in the half and down 17-2. The Bears could never claw closer than 13 points during the game and were down 47-31 at the half. Auburn stretched its lead to as much as 26 points late in the game. Tournament MVP Wes Flanigan had a game-high 20 points and a game-high 6 assists. All-Tournament team members Lance Weems and Pat Burke finished with 16 points, 7 rebounds and 10 points, 8 rebounds, respectively. Donald totaled 16 points, all in the first half. AU outshot Baylor 46 percent to 42 percent and outrebounded the Bears 37-30.

Auburn                  FG-A    3FG-A   FT-A    REB PF  TP  MIN A   TO  BLK S
Ray Donald, F           5-8     4-6     2-2     4   0   16  32  4   0   0   1
Franklin Williams, F    4-5     0-0     10-15   3   2   18  32  1   2   0   1
Pat Burke, C            3-9     0-1     4-6     8   4   10  21  0   2   1   0
Lance Weems, G          6-16    4-11    0-0     7   1   16  35  1   1   0   0
Wes Flanigan, G         6-7     2-3     6-6     0   2   20  33  6   1   0   1
Earnest Brown           1-2     0-1     0-0     0   0   2   2   0   0   0   0
Derek Caldwell          0-2     0-2     0-0     0   1   0   9   0   1   0   1
Phillip Thomas          0-1     0-0     0-0     1   1   0   7   1   2   0   0
Bryant Smith            0-0     0-0     0-0     3   0   0   3   1   0   0   0
Mike Springfield        0-1     0-1     0-0     0   0   0   1   0   1   0   0
Reid Clark              0-0     0-0     0-0     0   0   0   1   0   1   0   0
Alvin Jefferson         0-3     0-0     0-0     5   1   0   16  0   1   2   0
Adrian Chilliest        0-1     0-0     1-2     2   3   1   8   0   1   0   0
Totals                  25-55   10-25   23-31   37  15  83  200 14  13  3   4

FG%: 1st Half 14-29 .483, 2nd Half 11-26 .423, Game 25-55 .455; 3FG%: 1st Half 7-13 .538, 2nd Half 3-12 .250, Game 10-25 .400; FT%: 1st Half 612-14 .857, 2nd Half 11-17 .647, Game 23-31 .742; Team Rebounds: 4; Deadball Rebounds: 3.

Baylor                  FG-A    3FG-A   FT-A    REB PF  TP  MIN A   TO  BLK S
Doug Brandt, F          0-7     0-0     2-2     5   4   2   26  3   2   1   0
Richard Johnson, F      2-4     0-1     0-0     1   0   4   11  1   1   1   2
Brian Skinner, C        7-11    0-0     2-2     7   3   16  38  1   2   2   0
Damond Mannon, G        6-11    3-4     5-7     3   1   20  37  1   5   0   1
Roddrick Miller, G      1-8     1-4     1-2     3   2   4   21  1   3   0   0
Jeremy Clark            0-1     0-1     0-0     0   0   0   3   0   0   0   0
Rodney Smith            2-3     1-1     2-2     0   1   7   19  2   1   0   2
Kenyatta Clyde          2-2     0-0     2-2     2   5   6   18  1   2   0   1
John Perkins            2-4     1-3     0-0     3   3   5   13  0   2   0   1
Gabe Ramirez            0-2     0-1     0-0     1   1   0   14  0   1   0   0
Totals                  22-53   6-15    14-17   30  20  64  200 10  19  4   7

FG%: 1st Half 10-24 .417, 2nd Half 12-29 .414, Game 22-53 .415; 3FG%: 1st Half 3-7 .429, 2nd Half 3-8 .375, Game 6-15 .400; FT%: 1st Half 8-10 .800, 2nd Half 6-7 .857, Game 14-17 .824; Team Rebounds: 5; Deadball Rebounds: 2.

SCORE BY PERIODS    1   2       F
Auburn              47  36  --   83
Baylor              31  33  --   64

OFFICIALS--Kerry Sitton, Mike Thibodeaux, Allie Prescott

Technical FOULS--Pat Burke - 1

ATTENDANCE--5,175

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