Auburn 66, LSU 44

Game 23
Auburn 66, LSU 44
February 14, 1998
Beard-Eaves-Memorial Coliseum
Auburn, Ala.

Auburn gained victory #1000 in its 92-year basketball history as Doc Robinson and Daymeon Fishback each scored 13 points to lead the Tigers to a 66-44 win over LSU in Beard-Eaves-Memorial Coliseum. Auburn held LSU to 29.8 shooting from the field for its 49th consecutive game of holding an opponent to under 50 percent shooting. Auburn jumped out to an 11-2 lead less than five minutes into the game and pushed it to a 31-19 advantage at the half. LSU closed to with 40-33 with 14:27 left, but Auburn outscored LSU 26-11 the rest of the way. Auburn's leading scorer, Bryant Smith, scored 11 points before badly spraining his right ankle with eight minutes left in the game. Freshman Randy Hughes had 8 points, 4 blocks and 4 rebounds for Auburn. Maurice Carter led LSU with 15 points. Auburn outrebounded LSU 38-28. The win guaranteed Auburn its fourth consecutive winning season, all under Cliff Ellis, for the first time in a decade.

LSU                     FG      3FG     FT      R   F   TP  M   A   T   B   S
Willie Anderson,F       0-10    0-5     4-5     0   2   4   39  4   3   0   0
Cedric Carter, F        4-6     0-0     2-5     4   5   10  20  1   3   1   0
Rogers Washington,C     6-15    2-4     0-0     3   4   14  34  1   2   0   0
Reggie Tucker, G        0-0     0-0     0-0     5   2   0   36  2   2   0   2
Maurice Carter, G       4-12    3-6     4-4     3   0   15  38  0   1   1   0
Rhodaria Caston         0-3     0-0     1-2     3   0   1   11  0   1   0   0
Louis Earl              0-0     0-0     0-0     2   1   0   11  0   3   0   0
Chico Potts             0-1     0-1     0-0     4   0   0   11  0   2   0   0
Team                                            4
Totals                  14-47   5-16    11-16   28  14  44  200 8   17  2   2

FG%: 1st Half 5-23 .217, 2nd Half 9-24 .375, Game 14-47 .298; 3FG%: 1st Half 2-8 .250, 2nd Half 3-8 .375, Game 5-16 .313; FT%: 1st Half 7-9 .778, 2nd Half 4-7 .571, Game 11-16 .688; Deadball Rebounds: 4.

Auburn                  FG      3FG     FT      R   F   TP  M   A   T   B   S
Bryant Smith, F         5-8     0-1     1-1     6   1   11  26  4   2   0   1
Franklin Williams, F    2-7     0-5     2-2     2   3   6   31  2   3   0   1
Mamadou N'diaye, C      3-4     0-0     0-0     4   4   6   17  1   3   1   0
Scott Pohlman, G        2-7     2-5     0-0     3   1   6   22  0   1   0   0
Doc Robinson, G         6-12    0-1     1-2     9   1   13  32  2   1   0   1
Derek Caldwell          0-2     0-1     0-0     1   0   0   9   1   0   0   0
Clifton Robinson        0-1     0-1     0-0     0   0   0   2   1   0   0   0
Daymeon Fishback        4-6     3-4     2-2     5   3   13  29  1   1   0   0
Dudley Smith            0-1     0-0     0-0     0   0   0   2   0   0   0   0
Kendell Mack            1-1     0-0     1-2     1   0   3   2   0   0   0   0
John Gomillion          0-0     0-0     0-0     0   0   0   2   0   0   0   1
Randy Hughes            3-8     0-0     2-4     4   3   8   26  1   1   4   0
Team                                            3
Totals                  26-57   5-18    9-13    38  16  66  200 13  12  5   4
 

FG%: 1st Half 13-28 .464, 2nd Half 13-29 .448, Game 26-57 .456; 3FG%: 1st Half 3-11 .273, 2nd Half 2-7 .286, Game 5-18 .278; FT%: 1st Half 2-4 .500, 2nd Half 7-9 .778, Game 9-13 .692; Deadball Rebounds: 3.

SCORE BY PERIODS    1   2           F
LSU                 19  25  --      44
Auburn              31  35  --      66

OFFICIALS--Curtis Shaw, David Bair, John Hampton
TECHNICAL FOULS--Franklin Williams (Auburn), (18:03-2nd)
ATTENDANCE--6,537

Last Modified February 16, 1998
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