Auburn 70, Navy 54

Game 11
Auburn 70, Navy 54
December 30, 1997
Beard-Eaves-Memorial Coliseum
Auburn, Ala.

After falling behind 18-3 with 12:36 left in the first half, Auburn went on an impressive 45-15 run to take a 48-33 lead with 10:03 left in the game en route to a 70-54 victory over Navy before 4,126 at Beard-Eaves-Memorial Coliseum. Bryant Smith and Doc Robinson led Auburn's balanced attack with 11 points each. Derek Caldwell and Daymeon Fishback both came off the bench to score 9 points. Adrian Chilliest pulled down a career-high 9 rebounds. The Tigers, which came into the game as the SEC's best free throw shooting team and worst 3-point shooting team, shot 57 percent (8-14) from 3-point range and only 42 percent (8-19) from the foul line. Auburn forced a season-high 15 steals.

Navy                FG      3FG     FT      R   F   TP  M   A   T   B   S
Matt Sladky, F      4-6     1-2     0-1     3   0   9   24  0   9   0   0
Hassan Booker, F    4-9     0-1     2-3     7   3   10  35  1   5   0   1
Josh Williams, C    0-1     0-0     0-2     2   4   0   13  1   0   0   0
Michael Heary, G    2-11    1-7     2-2     3   4   7   28  4   3   0   0
Skip Victor, G      5-6     0-0     0-0     7   1   10  24  1   1   0   0
Terrell Hickmon     2-4     0-0     3-3     1   1   7   13  0   0   0   0
Seth Schuknecht     1-3     0-0     1-2     4   1   3   16  0   0   0   0
Sitapha Savane      0-1     0-0     0-2     1   5   0   14  0   2   2   0
Aaron Smith         0-0     0-0     0-0     0   1   0   2   0   1   0   0
Chris Williams      2-5     0-1     2-5     4   1   6   13  0   1   0   0
Robert Reeder       0-0     0-0     0-0     0   0   0   2   0   0   0   0
John Williams       1-5     0-2     0-0     1   0   2   16  0   0   0   3
Team                                        4
Totals              21-51   2-13    10-20   37  21  54  200 7   22  2   4

FG%: 1st Half 10-21 .476, 2nd Half 11-30 .367, Game 21-51 .412; 3FG%: 1st Half 2-7 .286, 2nd Half 0-6 .000, Game 2-13 .154; FT%: 1st Half 1-4 .250, 2nd Half 9-16 .563, Game 10-20 .500; Deadball Rebounds: 5.

Auburn               FG     3FG     FT      R   F   TP  M   A   T   B   S
Bryant Smith, F      3-10   0-1     5-9     6   2   11  38  2   1   0   4
Franklin Williams, F 2-5    1-1     0-1     2   4   5   22  2   2   0   2
Mamadou N'diaye, C   4-9    0-0     0-1     9   2   8   25  3   4   3   1
Scott Pohlman, G     2-6    1-2     0-0     2   2   5   19  2   2   0   2
Doc Robinson, G      4-8    2-3     1-2     1   0   11  32  3   1   0   4
Derek Caldwell       4-11   1-4     0-0     3   2   9   22  1   1   0   1
Daymeon Fishback     3-4    2-2     1-2     1   2   9   15  0   0   0   0
Dudley Smith         1-1    1-1     0-0     0   0   3   1   0   1   0   0
John Gomillion       0-1    0-0     0-0     0   0   0   1   0   0   0   0
Adrian Chilliest     2-3    0-0     1-4     9   1   5   12  0   0   0   1
Randy Hughes         2-4    0-0     0-0     3   3   4   13  1   1   1   0
Team                                        2
Totals               27-62   8-14    8-19   38  18  70  200 14  13  4   15

FG%: 1st Half 8-24 .333, 2nd Half 19-38 .500, Game 27-62 .435; 3FG%: 1st Half 2-4 .500, 2nd Half 6-10 .600, Game 8-14 .571; FT%: 1st Half 3-8 .375, 2nd Half 5-11 .455, Game 8-19 .421; Deadball Rebounds: 6.

SCORE BY PERIODS    1   2           F
Navy                23  31  --      54
Auburn              21  49  --      70

OFFICIALS--Don Rutledge, Gene Monje, Rich Marracino
TECHNICAL FOULS--Mamadou N'diaye (1)
ATTENDANCE--4,126

Last Modified December 31, 1997
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