UAB 64, Auburn 57
November 22, 1996
UAB Arena
Birmingham, Ala.

Cedric Dixon and Carlos Williams teamed to score 34 of UAB's points in a 64-57 defensive struggle win over Auburn before a sold out UAB Arena crowd of 8,665 last Friday. Pat Burke led Auburn with 17 points, 13 rebounds and 2 blocks. The Tigers scored the first five points of the game, but the Blazers' smothering defense held the Tigers in check, giving UAB a 31-23 lead at the half. After trailing by as much as 11 with 12:08 left, Auburn scored 9 straight points to close to within 48-46. The Tigers committed 20 turnovers and were 7-15 from the foul line.

Auburn (0-1)            FG-A    3FG-A   FT-A    REB PF  TP  MIN A   TO  BLK S
Daymeon Fishback, G     3-8     3-5     0-0     3   5   9   26  1   3   1   1
Franklin Williams, F    2-5     0-1     1-1     8   3   5   35  1   3   0   0
Pat Burke, C            7-9     0-0     3-7     13  1   17  35  0   3   2   1
Bryant Smith, G         2-7     1-4     0-2     7   5   5   34  2   4   0   1
Wes Flanigan, G         4-14    1-5     1-2     1   3   10  37  2   4   0   2
Derek Caldwell          0-0     0-0     0-0     0   0   0   3   0   1   0   0
Mamadou N'diaye         1-2     0-1     2-2     1   3   4   7   0   1   1   0
Adrian Chilliest        0-0     0-0     0-0     0   1   0   3   0   0   0   0
Doc Robinson            3-7     1-3     0-1     1   1   7   20  1   1   0   0
Totals                  22-52   6-19    7-15    39  22  57  200 7   20  4   5

FG%: 1st Half 8-23 .348, 2nd Half 14-29 .483, Game 22-52 .423;
3FG%: 1st Half 0-5 .000, 2nd Half 6-14 .429, Game 6-19 .316;
FT%: 1st Half 7-10 .700 2nd Half 0-5 .000, Game 7-15 .467;
Team Rebounds: 5, Deadball Rebounds: 2.

UAB (1-0)              FG-A    3FG-A    FT-A    REB PF  TP  MIN  A   TO  BLK S
Carlos Williams, F      6-18    1-4     3-3     10  3   16  40  1   6   0   3
Hal Lewis, F            0-2     0-0     0-0     1   2   0   9   0   2   0   0
Norman Williams, C      5-7     0-0     0-0     4   4   10  18  0   1   1   0
Chad Jones, G           0-7     0-0     5-6     6   2   5   38  1   1   0   2
Cedric Dixon, G         4-13    3-5     7-10    0   2   18  39  4   2   0   2
Damon Cobb              3-5     2-4     3-4     6   1   11  27  2   1   0   0
James Bristow           0-1     0-0     1-2     3   3   1   22  0   0   1   0
Will Bailey             1-1     1-1     0-0     0   0   3   7   1   0   0   0
Totals                  19-54   7-14    19-25   35  17  64  200 9   13  2   7

FG%: 1st Half 11-34 .3243, 2nd Half 8-20 .400, Game 19-54 .352;
3FG%: 1st Half 3-8 .375, 2nd Half 4-6 .667, Game 7-14 .500;
FT%: 1st Half 6-7 .857, 2nd Half 13-18 .722, Game 19-25 .760;
Team Rebounds: 5; Deadball Rebounds: 3.

SCORE BY PERIODS        1   2       F
Auburn                  23  34  -   57
UAB                     31  33  -   64

OFFICIALS-John Clougherty, Curtis Shaw, David Dodge
Technical FOULS-None
ATTENDANCE-8,665 (c)

Last Modified Sunday, November 24, 1996
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