Auburn 79, Florida 65

Auburn 79, Florida 65
January 11, 1997
Beard-Eaves-Memorial Coliseum
Auburn, Ala.

Franklin Williams and Daymeon Fishback each scored 16 points to help Auburn to a 79-65 victory over Florida before 7,591 at Beard-Eaves-Memorial Coliseum Saturday. Other Tigers in double figures were Bryant Smith and Wes Flanigan with 12 each and Doc Robinson with 10. Williams had a game-high 10 rebounds while Fishback had a career-high point total. Williams scored 10 points and hit three 3-pointers inside an 18-6 Auburn run that gave the Tigers a 13-point advantage, after Florida had trimmed the lead to just one point. Fishback's 13 first half points paced the Tigers early. Auburn led by as much as 14 in the first half and had a 35-27 lead at halftime. The Gators cut the lead to 39-38 with 15:50 remaining before the Tigers embarked on their 18-6 run for a 57-44 Auburn lead with 8:55 left. The Tigers led by double-digits the remainder of the game and enjoyed its largest lead at 78-58 with 1:17 left. Both teams committed 23 turnovers and Auburn outrebounded Florida, 35-23. Eddie Shannon led the Gators with 19 points.

Florida                  FG-A      3FG-A     FT-A      REB  PF   TP   MIN  A    TO   BLK  S
Jason Anderson, F        1-5       1-3       0-0       1    2    3    15   1    3    0    0
Greg Stolt, F            2-7       1-2       2-2       4    2    7    22   0    2    0    1
Damen Maddox, C          2-4       0-0       1-3       3    3    5    21   0    2    1    0
Greg Williams, G         3-7       1-3       2-2       1    5    9    28   2    4    0    0
Dan Williams, G          1-1       0-0       0-0       0    5    2    19   0    2    0    3
Eddie Shannon            8-14      3-7       0-0       1    1    10   32   7    1    0    2
Eddie Nunez              0-1       0-1       0-0       1    1    0    2    0    1    0    0
Joel Rinehart            0-1       0-0       2-2       4    1    2    19   0    2    1    2
Kenyan Weaks             2-4       0-1       0-0       1    2    4    13   1    3    0    0
Kendrick Spruel          3-4       3-4       3-4       1    0    12   14   0    3    0    0
Greg Cristell            1-2       0-0       0-0       2    0    2    15   0    0    0    0
Totals                   23-50     9-21      10-13     23   22   65   200  11   23   2    8

FG%: 1st Half 11-20 .550, 2nd Half 12-30 .400, Game 23-50 .460;
3FG%: 1st Half 3-7 .429, 2nd Half 6-14 .429, Game 9-21 .429;
FT%: 1st Half 2-2 1.000, 2nd Half 8-11 .727 Game 10-13 .769;
Team Rebounds: 4; Deadball Rebounds: 1.

Auburn                   FG-A      3FG-A     FT-A      REB  PF   TP   MIN  A    TO   BLK  S
Bryant Smith, G          4-7       0-3       4-4       7    3    12   30   2    0    0    5
Franklin Williams, F     5-7       3-3       3-4       10   3    16   27   0    1    0    1
Pat Burke, C             3-7       1-3       0-0       4    4    7    29   1    8    1    1
Derek Caldwell, G        1-2       0-1       0-0       0    2    2    4    1    0    0    1
Wes Flanigan, G          2-7       0-3       8-8       0    0    12   27   6    5    0    3
Daymeon Fishback         5-12      3-9       3-5       1    4    16   31   1    3    0    0
Mamadou N'diaye          0-1       0-0       0-0       0    0    0    8    0    1    0    0
Alvin Jefferson          2-2       0-0       0-0       0    0    4    10   0    0    1    0
Adrian Chilliest         0-0       0-0       0-0       2    0    0    5    0    1    0    0
Jeremy Beasley           0-0       0-0       0-0       0    0    0    1    0    0    0    0
Doc Robinson             3-6       1-2       3-6       6    1    10   28   1    4    0    3
Totals                   25-51     8-24      21-27     35   17   79   200  12   23   2    14

FG%: 1st Half 13-25 .520, 2nd Half 12-26 .462, Game 25-51 .490;
3FG%: 1st Half 4-12 .333, 2nd Half 4-12 .333, Game 8-24 .333;
FT%: 1st Half 5-5 1.000, 2nd Half 16-22 .727, Game 21-27 .778;
Team Rebounds: 5; Deadball Rebounds: 3.

SCORE BY PERIODS    1    2         F
Florida             27   38   -    65
Auburn              35   44   -    79

OFFICIALS-Rusty Herring, Kerry Sitton, Tom Eades

Technical FOULS-Jason Anderson (Florida)

ATTENDANCE-7,591

Last Modified January 13, 1997
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