UAB 71, Auburn 65

Game 10
UAB 71, Auburn 65
December 20, 1997
Holiday Hardwood Classic
B'ham, Ala.
Birmingham-Jefferson Civic Center

Torrey Ward scored a career-high 17 points and Fred Williams chipped in 16 to lead UAB to a 71-65 victory over Auburn before 12,684 in the Holiday Hardwood Classic at the Birmingham-Jefferson Civic Center. The Blazers shot 60 percent from the field in the second half compared to 37 percent for the Tigers after a 32-32 halftime score. Bryant Smith led Auburn with 25 points and nine rebounds. Doc Robinson added 15 points and Franklin Williams 14. Auburn had 14 first half turnovers, finishing with 17, and the Tigers shot 22 percent from 3-point range (5-23) and 63 percent (12-19) from the foul line. UAB was 36 percent (4-11) from 3-point range and 84 percent (21-25) from the foul line.

UAB.                    FG      3FG     FT      R   F   TP  M   A   T   B   S
Willie Mitchell, F      3-7     0-2     1-2     4   3   7   27  3   2   0   0
Antonio Jackson,F       3-7     0-0     2-2     8   3   8   26  0   3   0   0
Cedric Dixon, G         3-8     3-5     3-3     5   4   12  27  4   2   0   1
Torrey Ward, G          6-7     0-0     5-6     1   3   17  24  2   3   0   2
Damon Cobb, G           1-3     1-2     4-4     1   2   7   32  0   0   0   2
LeAndrew Bass           0-1     0-1     0-0     1   1   0   10  2   2   0   0
Predrag Materic         0-1     0-1     0-0     2   1   0   12  0   1   0   0
Myron Ransom            0-1     0-0     1-2     1   1   1   2   0   0   0   0
Predrag Savovic         0-2     0-0     0-0     1   1   0   9   0   0   0   0
Fred Williams           6-10    0-0     4-5     5   1   16  26  1   1   2   0
DeWayne Brown           1-2     0-0     1-1     2   0   3   5   0   2   0   0
Team                                            1
Totals                  23-49   4-11    21-25   32  20  71  200 12  16  2   5

FG%: 1st Half 11-29 .379, 2nd Half 12-20 .600, Game 23-49 .469; 3FG%: 1st Half 3-8 .375, 2nd Half 1-3 .333, Game 4-11 .364; FT%: 1st Half 7-8 .875, 2nd Half 14-17 .824, Game 21-25 .840; Deadball Rebounds: 2.

Auburn                  FG      3FG     FT      R   F   TP  M   A   T   B   S
Bryant Smith, F         8-12    0-3     9-11    9   4   25  34  1   0   0   1
Franklin Williams, F    5-9     3-6     1-2     3   3   14  30  1   5   0   1
Mamadou N'diaye, C      1-5     0-0     0-2     6   3   2   24  0   2   4   0
Scott Pohlman, G        2-9     0-4     1-2     3   3   5   31  1   2   0   0
Doc Robinson, G         6-15    2-6     1-2     3   2   15  33  4   4   0   2
Derek Caldwell          0-1     0-0     0-0     1   0   0   3   0   0   0   0
Daymeon Fishback        1-5     0-4     0-0     4   3   2   23  3   0   0   1
Randy Hughes            1-4     0-0     0-0     7   4   2   22  0   4   1   0
Team                                            3
Totals                  24-60   5-23    12-19   39  22  65  200 10  17  5   5

FG%: 1st Half 11-25 .440, 2nd Half 13-35 .371, Game 24-60 .400; 3FG%: 1st Half 3-9 .333, 2nd Half 2-14 .143, Game 5-23 .217; FT%: 1st Half 7-11 .636, 2nd Half 5-8 .625, Game 12-19 .632; Deadball Rebounds: 0.

SCORE BY PERIODS    1   2           F
UAB                 32  39  --      71
Auburn              32  33  --      65

OFFICIALS--Don Rutledge, Tom Eades, J.B. Caldwell
TECHNICAL FOULS--None
ATTENDANCE--12,684

Last Modified December 29, 1997
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