Georgia 53, Auburn 48

Georgia 53, Auburn 48
January 25, 1997
Stegeman Coliseum
Athens, Ga.

Adrian Jones had a game-high 13 points and G.G. Smith added 10 as Georgia defeated Auburn 53-48 before 10,097 at Stegeman Coliseum Saturday. Franklin Williams led Auburn with 11 points and a season-high 13 rebounds. It was a por shooting perfomrance by both teams with Auburn 33 percent from the field (21 percent in first half) and Georgia 32 percent (26 percent in first half). Both teams made the same number of field goals (18) and 3-point field goals (6), but the Bulldogs were 11-23 from the foul line, Auburn 6-11. The Tigers jumped out to a 14-5 lead, but only scored three more points in the last 11 minutes of the half in making only one of its final 17 shots of the half. Georgia led 19-17 at intermission. The Tigers came out hot in the second half, taking a 30-24 lead on two 3-pointers by Derek Caldwell, a trey by Daymeon Fishback and buckets by Doc Robinson and Pat Burke. Georgia's Smith then hit two straight treys to tie the score at 30. The Tigers enjoyed their last lead at 38-37 with 7:17 left. Then, the Tigers would only score two points over the next three minutes. Trailing 47-45 with less than two minutes left, the Tigers had two shots rim in and out by Bryant Smith and Burke on consecutive trips down the floor.

Auburn                   FG-A      3FG-A     FT-A REB  PF   TP   MIN  A    TO   BLK  S
Franklin Williams, F     4-12      3-9       0-0  13   2    11   34   0    1    0    0
Doc Robinson, G          5-10      0-1       0-0  4    3    10   35   5    2    0    0
Alvin Jefferson, C       1-4       0-0       0-2  4    3    2    16   0    2    1    0
Derek Caldwell, G        3-6       2-5       0-0  3    2    8    33   1    0    0    2
Daymeon Fishback, G      1-4       1-3       3-4  1    4    6    25   2    3    1    1
Bryant Smith             0-4       0-2       0-0  1    2    0    15   0    2    0    1
Wes Flanigan             1-5       0-2       0-0  2    4    2    12   1    0    0    0
Pat Burke                3-7       0-0       3-5  6    1    9    26   1    2    0    0
Mamadou N'diaye          0-2       0-0       0-0  0    1    0    4    0    0    0    0
Totals                   18-54     6-22      6-11 42   22   48   200  10   12   2    4

FG%: 1st Half 6-29 .207, 2nd Half 12-25 .480, Game 18-54 .333; 3FG%: 1st Half 2-12 .167, 2nd Half 4-10 .400, Game 6-22 .273; FT%: 1st Half 3-5 .600, 2nd Half 3-6 .500, Game 6-11 .545; Team Rebounds: 8; Deadball Rebounds: 3.

Georgia                  FG-A      3FG-A     FT-A      REB  PF   TP   MIN  A    TO   BLK  S
Michael Chadwick, F      2-8       1-3       0-0       3    1    5    19   0    3    0    0
Jon Nordin, F            1-7       0-2       2-2       6    2    4    14   0    0    0    0
Lorenzo Hall, C          4-6       0-0       0-3       2    2    8    16   0    0    1    1
G.G. Smith, G            2-7       2-6       4-5       1    1    10   30   2    1    0    2
Ray Harrison, G          1-9       0-2       0-0       8    1    2    28   6    1    0    2
David Taylor             0-0       0-0       0-0       0    0    0    4    0    1    0    0
Larry Brown              1-1       0-0       0-1       1    0    2    3    0    0    0    0
Eric DeYoung             2-2       0-0       0-3       3    3    4    17   0    0    1    0
Adrian Jones             3-6       2-4       5-6       6    0    13   25   2    2    0    1
Badi Oliver              0-1       0-1       0-0       0    0    0    11   0    0    1    1
Devin Baker              1-3       0-0       0-3       6    2    2    19   0    0    0    0
Phenizee Ransom          0-1       0-1       0-0       0    0    0    1    0    0    0    0
Derrick Dukes            1-5       1-4       0-0       1    0    3    13   2    1    0    1
Totals                   18-56     6-23      11-23     43   12   53   200  12   10   3    8

FG%: 1st Half 8-31 .258, 2nd Half 10-25 .400, Game 18-56 .321; 3FG%: 1st Half 1-11 .091, 2nd Half 5-12 .417, Game 6-23 .261; FT%: 1st Half 2-8 .250, 2nd Half 9-15 .600, Game 11-23 .478; Team Rebounds: 6; Deadball Rebounds: 3.

SCORE BY PERIODS    1    2         F
Auburn              17   31   -    48
Georgia             19   34   -    53

OFFICIALS-Jim Burr, John Clougherty, David Day

Technical FOULS-None

ATTENDANCE-10,097

Last Modified January 27, 1997
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