Ole Miss 57, Auburn 46

Ole Miss 57, Auburn 46
February 1, 1997
C.M. "Tad" Smith Coliseum
Oxford, Miss.

Ansu Sesay scored a career-high 24 points to lead Ole Miss to a 57-46 victory over Auburn before 6,876 in C.M. "Tad" Smith Coliseum Saturday. Pat Burke led Auburn with 13 points, the only Tiger to score in double figures. Points were at a premium as Auburn didn't reach double figures until 5:41 left in the first half when Burke's hook shot pulled the Tigers to within 15-11. After Ole Miss led 21-19 at the half, the Tigers scored the first four points of the second half to take its only lead of the game at 23-21. The Rebels then went on a 14-1 run over the next eight minutes. Auburn closed to within 42-37 with 3:57 left, but couldn't get any closer. The Tigers shot a poor 35 percent from the floor and a frigid 12 percent from 3-point range. The Rebels shot 44 percent from the field and outrebounded the Tigers 34-29. Point guard Doc Robinson led Auburn with six boards.

Auburn                   FG-A      3FG-A     FT-A      REB  PF   TP   MIN  A    TO   BLK  S
Franklin Williams, F     1-6       0-2       0-1       5    1    2    29   2    2    0    0
Mamadou N'diaye, C       2-4       0-0       0-0       1    3    4    13   0    0    1    1
Derek Caldwell, G        3-9       0-4       0-0       3    3    6    24   1    2    0    1
Daymeon Fishback, G      0-4       0-4       0-0       1    4    0    18   0    2    0    0
Doc Robinson, G          1-5       0-0       1-2       6    1    3    23   3    0    0    0
Pat Burke                6-9       0-0       1-3       2    2    13   30   0    3    2    2
Bryant Smith             2-6       1-4       2-2       2    2    7    19   1    2    0    0
Alvin Jefferson          0-0       0-0       0-0       2    3    0    11   0    0    1    0
Adrian Chilliest         0-1       0-0       2-2       1    1    2    11   0    0    0    1
Wes Flanigan             3-7       1-3       2-2       0    2    9    22   3    4    1    1
Totals                   18-51     2-17      8-12      29   22   46   200  10   15   5    6

FG%: 1st Half 8-22 .364, 2nd Half 10-29 .345, Game 18-51 .353; 3FG%: 1st Half 0-8 .000, 2nd Half 2-9 .222, Game 2-17 .118; FT%: 1st Half 3-4 .750, 2nd Half 5-8 .625, Game 8-12 .667; Team Rebounds: 6; Deadball Rebounds: 3.

Ole Miss            FG-A      3FG-A     FT-A      REB  PF   TP   MIN  A    TO   BLK  S
Jason Smith, F      6-8       0-0       0-1       7    2    12   24   0    2    0    2
Ansu Sesay, F       9-17      0-1       6-6       8    1    24   38   2    2    1    0
Anthony Boone, C    1-2       0-0       0-0       1    3    2    12   0    0    0    0
Michael White, G    0-1       0-1       6-6       2    1    6    36   8    4    0    0
Keith Carter, G     1-3       0-2       1-4       0    3    3    26   2    5    0    1
Johnnie Rogers      1-3       0-0       0-1       5    2    2    19   0    0    5    1
Chris Oney          0-1       0-0       0-0       0    1    0    4    0    0    0    0
Oliver Morton       0-1       0-0       0-0       1    2    0    4    0    1    0    0
Joezon Darby        2-7       1-5       3-6       5    3    8    28   0    0    0    0
Jon Cantrell        0-2       0-2       0-0       0    1    0    9    0    1    0    0
Totals              20-45     1-11      16-24     34   17   57   200  12   15   6    4

FG%: 1st Half 10-24 .417, 2nd Half 10-21 .476, Game 20-45 .444; 3FG%: 1st Half 1-7 .143, 2nd Half 0-4 .000, Game 1-11 .091; FT%: 1st Half 0-2 .000, 2nd Half 16-22 .727, Game 16-24 .667; Team Rebounds: 4; Deadball Rebounds: 4.

SCORE BY PERIODS    1    2         F
Auburn              19   27   -    46
Ole Miss            21   36   -    57

OFFICIALS-Tom Eades, Willy Guardiola, Mike Stuart

Technical FOULS-Mamadou N'diaye (1)
ATTENDANCE-6,876

Last Modified February 3, 1997
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