Arkansas 56, Auburn 55

Arkansas 56, Auburn 55
January 8, 1997
Beard-Eaves-Memorial Coliseum
Auburn, Ala.

˙Kareem Reid hit a shot with three seconds left following an Auburn turnover to defeat the Tigers 56-55 before 7,869 at Beard-Eaves-Memorial Coliseum in the lowest scoring affair in the 12-game series. Following a timeout, the Tigers' Wes Flanigan drove the court and his off-balance 3-pointer at the buzzer hit off the back rim. Auburn, which shot 56 percent the first half, led 36-30 at intermission. However, Auburn went almost six minutes without scoring from leading 46-43 at the 10:52 mark to a 49-48 deficit with 5:04 remaining on a Pat Burke turnaround. The Tigers scored a season-low 19 second half points. Burke scored a game-high 17 points and Williams added 11. Tarik Wallace led four Hogs in double figures with 13 points. The Tigers shot 39 percent from the field in the second half and shot 40 percent (4-10) from the foul line for the game.

Arkansas                 FG-A      3FG-A     FT-A REB  PF   TP   MIN  A    TO   BLK  S
Tarik Wallace, F         5-10      3-7       0-0  4    1    13   36   0    2    0    2
Derek Hood, F            4-6       0-0       3-6  6    4    11   35   2    3    1    1
Lee Wilson, C            4-13      0-0       4-5  10   1    12   32   2    1    0    0
Kareem Reid, G           3-14      0-3       0-0  3    3    6    37   6    2    0    1
Pat Bradley, G           4-7       3-5       1-2  3    2    12   37   1    1    0    1
Glendon Alexander        0-0       0-0       0-0  0    0    0    3    0    0    0    0
Ali Thompson             0-0       0-0       0-0  0    0    0    2    0    2    0    0
Steve Green              0-0       0-0       0-0  0    0    0    2    0    0    0    0
Landis Williams          0-0       0-0       0-0  0    2    0    6    0    1    0    0
Guy Walton               0-0       0-0       0-0  0    0    0    2    0    0    0    0
Nick Davis               1-3       0-0       0-0  3    0    2    8    0    0    0    1
Totals                   21-53     6-15      8-13 30   13   56   200  11   12   1    6

FG%: 1st Half 11-26 .423, 2nd Half 10-27 .370, Game 21-53 .396;
3FG%: 1st Half 2-7 .286, 2nd Half 4-8 .500, Game 6-15 .400;
FT%: 1st Half 6-9 .667, 2nd Half 2-4 .500, Game 8-13 .615;
Team Rebounds: 1; Deadball Rebounds: 3.

Auburn                   FG-A      3FG-A     FT-A REB  PF   TP   MIN  A    TO   BLK  S
Franklin Williams, F     5-8       0-0       1-2  4    0    11   23   1    1    0    1
Pat Burke, C             8-11      0-0       1-1  6    2    17   30   0    1    1    2
Derek Caldwell, G        1-2       1-2       0-0  6    2    3    21   0    3    0    0
Bryant Smith, G          1-4       1-4       0-1  2    1    3    27   0    2    0    1
Wes Flanigan, G          2-7       0-2       2-4  6    1    6    34   3    1    0    0
Daymeon Fishback         1-2       1-2       0-0  1    0    3    11   1    0    0    1
Mamadou N'diaye          2-4       0-0       0-0  2    2    4    13   1    1    0    0
Alvin Jefferson          1-3       0-0       0-2  0    1    2    13   0    0    1    0
Adrian Chilliest         0-0       0-0       0-0  0    2    0    1    0    1    0    0
Doc Robinson             3-9       0-1       0-0  2    0    6    27   4    1    0    0
Totals                   24-50     3-11      4-10 33   11   55   200  10   11   2    5

FG%: 1st Half 15-27 .556, 2nd Half 9-23 .391, Game 24-50 .480;
3FG%: 1st Half 3-7 .429, 2nd Half 0-4 .000, Game 3-11 .273;
FT%: 1st Half 3-6 .500, 2nd Half 1-4 .250, Game 4-10 .400;
Team Rebounds: 4; Deadball Rebounds: 3.

SCORE BY PERIODS    1    2         F
Arkansas            30   26   -    56
Auburn              36   19   -    55

OFFICIALS-John Clougherty, Bruce Benedict, Doug Shows

Technical FOULS-None

ATTENDANCE-7,869

Last Modified January 10, 1997
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