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Auburn 67, Tennessee 54

Auburn 67, Tennessee 54
March 6, 1997
SEC Tournament
Memphis, Tennessee

Pat Burke and Daymeon Fishback each scored 13 points to lead Auburn to a 67-54 first round SEC Tournament victory over Tennessee at The Pyramid in Memphis. Bryant Smith came off the bench to score 12 points. Brandon Wharton led Tennessee with a game-high 26 points. After Wharton gave UT a 2-0 lead, the Tigers scored the next 17 points to take a 17-2 lead with 13:14 left in the first half. The Vols came back to within 23-19, but the Tigers pulled away for a 35-23 halftime lead. The closest Tennessee could get in the second half was at 50-41 with 6:45 left. Auburn scored 25 points off 21 Tennessee turnovers. The Tigers were 16-19 from the foul line, and the win marked Cliff Ellis' 399th career Division I victory.

Tennessee                FG-A      3FG-A     FT-A      REB  PF   TP   MIN  A    TO   BLK  S
Cornelius Jackson, F     0-3       0-1       0-0       2    1    0    26   3    2    0    1
C.J. Black, F            0-7       0-0       2-2       4    2    2    30   1    5    1    0
Charles Hathaway, C      3-9       0-0       4-5       9    1    10   35   2    2    1    2
Brandon Wharton, G       10-16     2-6       4-4       5    4    26   40   1    5    0    1
Vegas Davis, G           2-5       0-1       0-1       4    5    4    19   0    2    0    0
Aaron Green              0-4       0-3       0-0       0    0    0    9    0    2    0    0
Rashard Lee              4-8       0-0       2-2       7    0    10   26   0    3    1    1
Torrey Harris            1-3       0-0       0-0       1    2    2    15   0    0    0    0
Totals                   20-55     2-11      12-14     33   15   54   200  7    21   3    7

FG%: 1st Half 9-23 .391, 2nd Half 11-32 .344, Game 20-55 .364; 3FG%: 1st Half 1-7 .143, 2nd Half 1-4 .250, Game 2-11 .182; FT%: 1st Half 4-6 .667, 2nd Half 8-8 1.000 Game 12-14 .857; Team Rebounds: 1; Deadball Rebounds: 0.

Auburn                   FG-A      3FG-A     FT-A      REB  PF   TP   MIN  A    TO   BLK  S
Daymeon Fishback, G      4-13      3-10      2-2       2    2    13   32   1    1    0    3
Mamadou N'diaye, F       2-4       0-0       0-0       4    2    4    17   0    1    2    1
Pat Burke, C             6-9       0-0       1-1       6    4    13   25   0    5    0    0
Wes Flanigan, G          4-11      0-2       1-2       3    1    9    32   6    2    0    1
Doc Robinson, G          1-2       0-1       0-0       2    3    2    19   0    0    0    0
Franklin Williams        1-4       1-3       3-4       3    0    6    23   0    1    0    1
Bryant Smith             3-6       1-3       5-6       3    4    12   24   0    4    0    2
Derek Caldwell           1-6       0-3       0-0       1    1    2    13   0    0    0    0
Alvin Jefferson          1-1       0-0       4-4       7    2    6    15   0    3    1    0
Totals                   23-56     5-22      16-19     34   19   67   200  7    18   3    8

FG%: 1st Half 14-26 .538, 2nd Half 9-30 .300, Game 23-56 .411; 3FG%: 1st Half 2-9 .222, 2nd Half 3-13 .231, Game 5-22 .227; FT%: 1st Half 5-6 .833; 2nd Half 11-13 .846, Game 16-19 .842; Team Rebounds: 3; Deadball Rebounds: 6.

SCORE BY PERIODS    1    2         F
Tennessee           23   31   -    54
Auburn              35   32   -    67

OFFICIALS-Gerald Boudreaux, Ted Hillary, David Dodge

Technical FOULS-None

ATTENDANCE-15,312

Last Modified March 6, 1997
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