#8 Kentucky 83, Auburn 58

Game 26
#8 Kentucky 83, Auburn 58
February 25, 1998
Beard-Eaves-Memorial Coliseum
Auburn, Ala.

Jeff Sheppard had a career-high 25 points to lead seventh-ranked Kentucky to an 83-58 win over Auburn at Beard-Eaves-Memorial Coliseum. The Tigers' Franklin Williams celebrated Senior Day with 14 points to become the 23rd player in Auburn history to reach the 1,000-point club. Auburn trailed 21-15 with 7:58 left in the first half, but the Wildcats went on a 21-10 run to take a 42-26 lead at the half. Doc Robinson led the Tigers with 15 points and five assists. UK outrebounded Auburn 45-29 and shot 50 percent from the field for the game and 40 percent (10-25) from 3-point range. Auburn shot only 31 percent from the field. UK's Scott Padgett scored 19 points on 8-9 shooting.

Kentucky                FG      3FG     FT      R   F   TP  M   A   T   B   S
Allen Edwards, F        1-5     0-1     0-0     5   4   4   20  1   0   0   1
Scott Padgett, F        8-9     3-4     0-0     7   3   19  28  5   2   1   1
Nazr Mohammed,C         1-5     0-0     1-2     2   3   3   13  1   2   0   0
Wayne Turner, G         5-9     0-2     1-1     3   2   11  26  3   1   0   1
Jeff Sheppard, G        10-19   5-11    0-0     4   3   25  33  2   1   0   2
Steve Masiello          0-1     0-0     0-0     0   0   0   1   0   0   0   0
Saul Smith              0-0     0-0     1-2     4   0   1   15  3   1   0   0
Heshimu Evans           3-3     0-0     1-2     5   1   7   12  2   0   0   1
Cameron Mills           2-7     1-5     0-0     4   1   5   14  0   0   0   0
Ryan Hogan              0-0     0-0     1-2     0   1   1   1   0   0   0   1
Myron Anthony           1-2     1-2     0-0     1   2   3   5   0   1   0   0
Michael Bradley         0-2     0-0     2-2     1   2   2   10  1   1   0   1
Jamaal Magloire         2-4     0-0     0-0     8   2   4   22  3   1   2   0
Team                                            1
Totals                  33-66   10-25   7-11    45  24  83  200 21  10  3   8

FG%: 1st Half 18-33 .545, 2nd Half 15-33 .455, Game 33-66 .500; 3FG%: 1st Half 4-13 .308, 2nd Half 6-12 .500, Game 10-25 .400; FT%: 1st Half 2-3 .667, 2nd Half 5-8 .625, Game 7-11 .636; Deadball Rebounds: 4.

Auburn                  FG      3FG     FT      R   F   TP  M   A   T   B   S
D. Fishback,G           2-10    0-5     0-0     3   3   4   27  1   2   0   0
Franklin Williams, F    3-12    3-5     5-6     2   3   14  31  1   3   0   1
Mamadou N'diaye, C      2-3     0-0     4-6     3   3   8   30  1   1   1   0
Scott Pohlman, G        3-7     2-4     0-0     3   1   8   32  0   0   0   0
Doc Robinson, G         6-12    1-5     2-4     5   0   15  36  5   2   0   0
Bryant Smith            0-7     0-3     5-8     6   1   5   30  1   1   0   2
Kendell Mack            0-0     0-0     1-2     2   1   1   5   0   0   0   0
Adrian Chilliest        0-0     0-0     3-6     1   2   3   9   0   3   0   0
Team                                            4
Totals                  16-51   6-22    20-32   29  15  58  200 9   12  1   3

FG%: 1st Half 8-23 .348, 2nd Half 8-28 .286, Game 16-51 .314; 3FG%: 1st Half 2-9 .222, 2nd Half 4-13 .308, Game 6-22 .273; FT%: 1st Half 8-14 .571, 2nd Half 12-18 .667, Game 20-32 .625; Deadball Rebounds: 6. SCORE BY PERIODS 1 2 F Kentucky 42 41 -- 83 Auburn 26 32 -- 58 OFFICIALS--Don Rutledge, Kerry Sitton, Carl Hess TECHNICAL FOULS--None ATTENDANCE--9,644


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