Auburn 61, Vanderbilt 75

Auburn 61, Vanderbilt 75
February 15, 1997
Bear-Eaves-Memorial Coliseum
Auburn, Alabama

Drew Maddux scored a game-high 20 points and Pax Whitehead added 15 as Vanderbilt shot 62 percent in the second half to defeat Auburn 75-61 before 7,134 at Beard-Eaves-Memorial Coliseum. The Commodores, which led 31-30 at the half, ended up shooting 9-17 and 53 percent from 3-point range. Vandy scored the first eight points of the game and led by as much as 26-15 with 7:33 left in the first half before the Tigers went on a 11-0 run to take a 27-26 lead with 3:34 left. The Tigers led by as much as 37-34 with 16:00 left, but Vandy went on a 11-1 run from 8:35 to 4:29 to take command with a 63-52 lead. Auburn only made three field goals in the final 11 minutes. Four Tigers placed in double figures, led by Wes Flanigan's 13, Daymeon Fishback's 12 and Doc Robinson's and Pat Burke's 10 each.

Vanderbilt              FG-A    3FG-A   FT-A    REB PF  TP  MIN A   TO  BLK S
Billy DiSpaltro, F      2-5     0-0     9-11    8   1   13  33  1   2   0   0
Pax Whitehead, F        6-10    2-5     1-2     3   4   15  24  0   3   0   0
Austin Bates, C         1-6     0-0     0-0     0   3   2   18  0   2   0   0
Howard Pride, G         0-1     0-1     0-0     1   0   0   5   1   0   0   1
Drew Maddux, G          7-10    4-5     2-5     3   2   20  39  4   1   1   5
Vince Ford              0-0     0-0     0-0     1   0   0   3   0   1   0   0
James Strong            1-5     1-1     0-0     2   2   3   14  0   1   0   1
Atiba Prater            2-6     1-4     3-5     2   1   8   35  6   1   0   2
Gianni Cugini           0-0     0-0     2-2     1   0   2   8   0   0   0   0
Dan Langhi              4-4     1-1     3-5     5   1   12  21  1   1   0   1
Totals                  23-47   9-17    20-30   28  14  75  200 13  12  1   10

FG%: 1st Half 10-26 .385, 2nd Half 13-21 .619, Game 23-47 .489; 3FG%: 1st Half 4-9 .444, 2nd Half 5-8 .625, Game 9-17 .529; FT%: 1st Half 7-9 .778, 2nd Half 13-21 .619, Game 20-30 .667; Team Rebounds: 2; Deadball Rebounds: 4.

Auburn                  FG-A    3FG-A   FT-A    REB PF  TP  MIN A   TO  BLK S
Daymeon Fishback, G     5-11    2-7     0-0     4   5   12  33  0   2   0   1
Franklin Williams, F    1-7     0-3     2-2     4   3   4   24  1   2   0   0
Mamadou N'diaye, C      0-1     0-0     0-0     5   4   0   15  0   1   0   1
Derek Caldwell, G       1-6     0-5     0-0     1   1   2   19  0   1   0   0
Doc Robinson, G         4-6     2-3     0-0     3   1   10  20  3   2   0   0
Bryant Smith            0-5     0-4     2-2     1   1   2   17  1   1   0   1
Wes Flanigan            5-11    1-4     2-4     3   3   13  24  3   3   0   1
Pat Burke               3-7     0-1     4-4     6   4   10  27  0   2   2   0
Alvin Jefferson         3-4     0-0     2-4     7   1   8   21  0   2   0   0
Totals                  22-58   5-27    12-16   39  23  61  200 8   16  2   4

FG%: 1st Half 10-22 .455, 2nd Half 12-36 .333, Game 22-58 .379, 3FG%: 1st Half 3-13 .231, 2nd Half 2-14 .143, Game 5-27 .185; FT%: 1st Half 7-10 .700, 2nd Half 5-6 .833, Game 12-16 .750; Team Rebounds: 5; Deadball Rebounds: 3.

SCORE BY PERIODS    1   2       F
Vanderbilt          31  44  -   75
Auburn              30  31  -   61

OFFICIALS-Gerald Boudreaux, Doug Shows, J.B. Caldwell

Technical FOULS-None

ATTENDANCE-7,134

Last Modified February 16, 1997
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