LSU 59, Auburn 54

Game 14
LSU 59, Auburn 54
January 14, 1998
Maravich Assembly Center
Baton Rouge, La.

Maurice Carter scored a game-high 17 points to lead LSU to a 59-54 victory over Auburn before 7,142 paid in the Maravich Assembly Center. The loss was Auburn's first in SEC play after opening 2-0. LSU was 18-29 from the foul line while Auburn was 1-2. LSU led 29-20 at the half and twice stretched it to 11 points in the second half, lastly at 34-23 with 17:13 to play. Auburn cut it to 39-37 with 10:07 left and then to 42-40 with 8:15 remaining. LSU then scored seven straight points to take a 49-40 lead with 6:22 left. Trailing 56-49 with 43 seconds remaining, Auburn pulled to within 56-54 with 22 seconds left after five straight points by Doc Robinson. LSU's DeJuan Collins made one of two free throws with 21 seconds left for a 3-point advantage. Robinson missed a game-tying 3-pointer with 7 second left. Robinson led Auburn with 14 points and 6 assists.

Auburn                  FG      3FG     FT      R   F   TP  M   A   T   B   S
Bryant Smith, F         3-7     1-4     1-2     6   1   8   36  1   4   1   3
Franklin Williams, F    1-5     1-4     0-0     3   1   3   18  1   1   0   1
Mamadou N'diaye, C      2-6     0-0     0-0     8   4   4   22  0   3   3   0
Scott Pohlman, G        0-4     0-2     0-0     1   5   0   16  0   4   0   2
Doc Robinson, G         6-14    2-8     0-0     1   1   14  37  6   2   0   1
Derek Caldwell          2-6     2-5     0-0     1   2   6   25  0   1   0   0
Daymeon Fishback        5-9     3-7     0-0     4   4   13  21  0   0   1   1
Randy Hughes            3-9     0-0     0-0     4   3   6   25  0   0   4   0
Team                                            6
Totals                  22-60   9-30    1-2     34  21  54  200 8   15  7   8

FG%: 1st Half 9-26 .346, 2nd Half 13-34 .382, Game 22-60 .367; 3FG%: 1st Half 2-10 .200, 2nd Half 7-20 .350, Game 9-30 .300; FT%: 1st Half 0-0 .000, 2nd Half 1-2 .500, Game 1-2 .500; Deadball Rebounds: 1.

LSU                     FG      3FG     FT      R   F   TP  M   A   T   B   S
Willie Anderson,F       2-7     1-3     4-9     5   2   9   33  2   2   0   2
Rogers Washington,F     4-7     0-1     3-4     4   3   11  32  0   2   0   0
Cedric Carter, C        2-5     0-0     0-0     2   0   4   18  0   1   2   0
DeJuan Collins, G       3-7     1-2     4-5     6   4   11  35  6   4   0   3
Maurice Carter, G       5-9     2-3     5-7     9   0   17  36  2   2   0   2
Reggie Tucker           0-0     0-0     0-0     1   1   0   12  1   0   0   0
Rhodaria Caston         0-3     0-0     2-4     3   0   2   23  0   3   0   1
Chico Potts             2-4     1-2     0-0     2   0   5   11  0   1   0   0
Team                                            2
Totals                  18-42   5-11    18-29   34  10  59  200 11  15  2   8

FG%: 1st Half 11-22 .500, 2nd Half 7-20 .350, Game 18-42 .429; 3FG%: 1st Half 2-5 .400, 2nd Half 3-6 .500, Game 5-11 .455; FT%: 1st Half 5-8 .625, 2nd Half 13-21 .619, Game 18-29 .621; Deadball Rebounds: 5.

SCORE BY PERIODS    1   2           F
Auburn              20  34  --      54
LSU                 29  30  --      59

OFFICIALS--Gerald Boudreaux, Tim Higgins, Phil Robinson
TECHNICAL FOULS--None
ATTENDANCE--7,142

Last Modified January 15, 1998
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