Auburn 60, South Alabama 51

Auburn 60, South Alabama 51
December 18, 1996
Beard-Eaves-Memorial Coliseum
Auburn, Ala.

Franklin Williams led Auburn with 12 points as the Tigers led from start to finish, defeating South Alabama 60-51 at Beard-Eaves-Memorial Coliseum. The Tigers grabbed the opening tip and slowly began to pull away from the visiting Jags, going out to an 8-1 lead by the 15-minute mark of the first half. Auburn won the game on the boards, collecting 38 rebounds to South Alabama's 28. Pat Burke contributed 11 points and 7 rebounds while Wes Flanigan hit double-digits with 10 points and five assists. South Alabama was led by Jason Hamm with 13 points and 8 rebounds in 39 minutes. The Jags' Rico Anderson had a double-double as he collected 12 points and 12 rebounds.

South Alabama       FG-A    3FG-A   FT-A    REB PF  TP  MIN A   TO  BLK S
Rico Alderson, F    5-11    0-0     2-4     12  4   12  29  1   1   0   1
Jerome Coaxum, F    2-6     0-1     0-0     1   0   4   30  3   3   0   1
Jason Hamm, C       4-9     3-6     2-4     8   5   13  39  1   3   0   2
Toby Madison, G     1-3     0-1     0-0     0   0   2   13  0   1   0   0
Rusty Yoder, G      3-10    1-2     1-2     0   2   8   38  4   0   0   3
Brandon Peterson    3-6     1-2     3-3     4   4   10  30  1   3   0   0
Rob Sawicki         0-0     0-0     0-0     0   0   0   1   0   0   0   0
Mark Neal           1-8     0-0     0-0     1   3   2   17  0   1   0   0
David Sweatt        0-0     0-0     0-0     0   0   0   2   0   0   0   0
Elvis Barroit       0-0     0-0     0-0     0   0   0   1   0   0   0   0
Totals              19-53   5-12    8-13    28  18  51  200 10  12  0   87

FG%: 1st Half 6-23 .261, 2nd Half 13-30 .433, Game 19-53 .358;
3FG%: 1st Half 2-7 .286, 2nd Half 3-5 .600, Game 5-12 .417;
FT%: 1st Half 4-6 .667, 2nd Half 4-7 .571, Game 8-13 .615;
Team Rebounds: 2; Deadball Rebounds: 2.

Auburn              FG-A    3FG-A   FT-A    REB PF  TP  MIN A   TO  BLK S
Bryant Smith, F     3-8     2-5     0-3     2   2   8   31  0   1   0   1
Alvin Jefferson, F  1-4     0-0     0-0     6   2   2   22  0   2   2   0
Pat Burke, C        3-5     0-0     5-6     7   4   11  20  0   4   3   0
Earnest Brown, G    3-10    0-6     0-0     3   2   6   16  0   3   0   0
Wes Flanigan, G     3-5     2-3     2-3     2   0   10  29  5   4   0   1
Derek Caldwell      0-0     0-0     0-0     1   0   0   6   0   0   0   0
Daymeon Fishback    2-4     1-3     0-0     0   1   5   14  0   0   0   1
Mamadou N'diaye     0-1     0-0     0-0     0   0   0   3   0   1   0   0
Adrian Chilliest    0-0     0-0     0-0     2   2   0   9   0   2   0   0
Franklin Williams   4-6     2-2     2-2     4   1   12  25  3   1   0   1
Jeremy Beasley      0-0     0-0     0-0     0   0   0   1   0   0   0   0
Doc Robinson        2-2     1-1     1-2     2   0   6   24  5   1   0   0
Totals              21-45   8-20    10-16   38  14  60  200 13  19  5   4

FG%: 1st Half 10-20 .500, 2nd Half 11-25 .440, Game 21-45 .467;
3FG%: 1st Half 4-8 .500, 2nd Half 4-12 .333, Game 8-20 .400;
FT%: 1st Half 5-8 .625, 2nd Half 5-8 .625, Game 10-16 .625;
Team Rebounds: 9; Deadball Rebounds: 1.

SCORE BY PERIODS    1   2       F
South Alabama       18  33  -   51
Auburn              29  31  -   60

OFFICIALS-David Dodge, Ted Hillary, Curtis Shaw

Technical FOULS-None

ATTENDANCE-4,169

Last Modified December 29, 1996
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