Marquette 75, Auburn 60 (ot)

Game 30
Marquette 75, Auburn 60 (ot)
March 16, 1998
NIT Second Round
Bradley Center * Milwaukee, Wis.

Freshman Brian Wardle nailed a 3-pointer with four seconds left in regulation to send the game into overtime. Marquette scored all 15 points in the extra period to take a 75-60 win over Auburn in the second round of the NIT before 8,692 at the Bradley Center. Auburn led 60-55 with 24 seconds to play. Marquette's Aaron Hutchins drove the length of the court for a layup with 19 seconds to play to trim the lead to 60-57. Bryant Smith was then fouled with 11 seconds to play and missed the front end of a one-and-one to set up Marquette's heroics. The Golden Eagles scored the final 20 points of the game. Marquette led by as much as 20-11 with 8 minutes left in the first half before the Tigers went on a 24-10 run to close the half at 35-30. Scott Pohlman, who led Auburn with 19 points, made a trey to open the second half and give the Tigers a 38-30 lead. Marquette then scored 10 straight points to go out in front 40-38. Jarrod Lovette led Marquette with 18 points while Wardle added 12.

Auburn              FG      3FG     FT      R   F   TP  M   A   T   B   S
Bryant Smith, F     3-5     1-3     3-5     3   0   10  41  3   3   0   3
Adrian Chilliest,F  1-2     0-0     1-2     7   4   3   20  0   3   0   0
Mamadou N'diaye, C  2-5     0-0     3-5     5   4   7   28  0   2   4   0
Scott Pohlman, G    7-14    3-9     2-2     4   2   19  37  0   1   0   1
Daymeon Fishback,G  3-12    0-4     0-0     4   3   6   37  5   0   1   2
Clifton Robinson    2-3     1-1     2-2     1   0   7   6   1   0   0   0
Kendell Mack        0-0     0-0     0-0     0   0   0   3   0   0   0   0
Franklin Williams   1-3     0-2     0-0     2   3   2   19  1   2   0   0
Doc Robinson        3-13    0-5     0-0     2   3   6   34  4   4   0   0
Team                                        2
Totals              22-57   5-24    11-16   30  19  60  225 14  16  5   6

FG%: 1st Half 15-30 .500, 2nd Half 7-27 .259, Game 22-57 .386; 3FG%: 1st Half 2-6 .333, 2nd Half 3-18 .167, Game 5-24 .208; FT%: 1st Half 3-4 .750, 2nd Half 8-12 .667, Game 11-16 .688; Deadball Rebounds: 8.

Marquette           FG      3FG     FT      R   F   TP  M   A   T   B   S
Mike Bargen, F      3-7     1-4     3-4     6   5   10  34  0   2   1   0
Richard Shaw, F     2-5     0-0     3-4     8   1   7   30  0   2   1   0
Jarrod Lovette, C   7-12    1-3     3-4     5   1   18  36  0   2   0   2
Aaron Hutchins,G    3-11    1-6     1-2     5   3   8   38  8   3   0   0
Brian Wardle, G     3-11    2-3     4-5     5   2   12  32  4   1   1   1
John Cliff          2-3     1-2     2-3     2   1   7   15  0   1   0   0
Marcus West         1-2     0-1     4-4     2   0   6   23  2   1   0   1
Abel Joseph         1-1     0-0     2-2     1   1   4   10  1   0   1   0
John Mueller        0-0     0-0     0-0     0   0   0   1   0   0   0   0
Greg Clausen        1-2     0-0     1-2     1   0   3   6   0   0   0   0
Team                                1
Totals              23-54   6-19    23-30   36  14  75  225 15  12  4   4

FG%: 1st Half 10-21 .476, 2nd Half 13-33 .394, Game 23-54 .426; 3FG%: 1st Half 3-6 .500, 2nd Half 3-13 .231, Game 6-19 .316; FT%: 1st Half 7-11 .636, 2nd Half 16-19 .842, Game 23-30 .767; Deadball Rebounds: 4.

SCORE BY PERIODS    1   2       OT              F
Auburn              35  25      0      --       62
Marquette           30  30      15     --       77

OFFICIALS--Steve Skiles, Tom Grzynski, Norm Nelson
TECHNICAL FOULS--None
ATTENDANCE--8,692

Last Modified March 12, 1998
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