#13 Ole Miss 74, Auburn 67

Game 27
#13 Ole Miss 74, Auburn 67
February 28, 1998
C.M. "Tad" Smith Coliseum
Oxford, Miss.

Ansu Sesay scored a game-high 24 points and 10 rebounds to lead #13 Ole Miss to a 74-67 victory over Auburn on Senior Day before a sold out crowd of 8,217 at Tad Smith Coliseum. The Tigers opened with a 5-0 lead and led 18-13 with 12:31 left in the first half. The Rebels then scored seven straight points for a 20-18 lead at 9:47. After Ole Miss led 36-35 at the half, the Rebs went on a 9-4 run to take a 45-39 lead with 14:51 left in the game. The Tigers regained the lead at 52-50 with 9:39 left and then led 56-55 with 5:51 remaining. Ole Miss then went on a 11-1 run behind two 3-pointers by Keith Carter and one by Jason Flanigan. Daymeon Fishback led five Tigers in double figures with 14 points off the bench. Keith Carter was the only other Rebel in double figures with 18 points. Ole Miss was 20-29 from the foul line while Auburn was 11-15.

Auburn               FG      3FG     FT      R   F   TP  M   A   T   B   S
Adrian Chilliest     1-2     0-0     0-0     3   5   2   16  0   0   0   0
Franklin Williams, F 1-4     0-2     3-4     2   2   5   25  1   3   0   1
Mamadou N'diaye, C   4-8     0-0     3-5     9   5   11  31  3   5   1   1
Scott Pohlman, G     4-10    1-5     4-4     4   2   13  35  2   6   0   1
Doc Robinson, G      4-12    1-4     1-2     5   5   10  29  5   3   0   1
John Gomillion       0-0     0-0     0-0     1   1   0   1   0   0   0   0
Bryant Smith         6-8     0-1     0-0     1   2   12  33  1   2   0   3
Clifton Robinson     0-0     0-0     0-0     0   0   0   2   0   0   0   0
Daymeon Fishback     5-8     4-7     0-0     2   4   14  28  1   1   0   0
Team                                         5
Totals               25-52   6-19    11-15   32  28  67  200 13  20  1   7

FG%: 1st Half 13-22 .591, 2nd Half 12-30 .400, Game 25-52 .481; 3FG%: 1st Half 3-5 .600, 2nd Half 3-14 .214, Game 6-19 .316; FT%: 1st Half 6-7 .857, 2nd Half 5-8 .625, Game 11-15 .733; Deadball Rebounds: 2.

Ole Miss            FG      3FG     FT      R   F   TP  M   A   T   B   S
Keith Carter, G     6-11    4-7     2-2     3   2   18  35  3   2   0   1
Ansu Sesay, F       6-16    2-6     10-12   10  2   24  39  3   1   0   2
Anthony Boone,C     2-4     0-0     1-5     3   2   5   25  1   3   0   1
Michael White, G    1-5     0-0     2-2     0   3   4   23  3   3   0   2
Joezon Darby, G     3-8     1-4     1-2     6   0   8   30  1   2   0   1
Jason Smith         2-5     0-0     0-0     3   1   4   15  1   2   0   1
Johnnie Rogers      1-1     0-0     0-0     0   1   2   7   0   0   1   0
Jon Cantrell        0-0     0-0     1-2     0   1   1   6   0   0   0   0
Jason Flanigan      2-5     1-3     3-4     4   2   8   17  3   1   0   1
Rahim Lockhart      0-0     0-0     0-0     1   2   0   3   1   0   1   0
Team                                        5                   1
Totals              23-55   8-20    20-29   35  18  74  200 16  15  2   9

FG%: 1st Half 14-28 .500, 2nd Half 9-27 .333, Game 23-55 .418; 3FG%: 1st Half 3-10 .300, 2nd Half 5-10 .500, Game 8-20 .400; FT%: 1st Half 5-8 .625, 2nd Half 15-21 .714, Game 20-29 .690; Deadball Rebounds: 3.

SCORE BY PERIODS    1   2           F
Auburn              35  32  --      67
Ole Miss            36  38  --      74

OFFICIALS--John Clougherty, David Day, Tom Eades
TECHNICAL FOULS--None
ATTENDANCE--8,217 (c)


Last Modified February 26, 1998
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