Auburn 68, Wofford 51

Game 5
Auburn 68, Wofford 51
November 25, 1997
Beard-Eaves-Memorial Coliseum
Auburn, Ala.

Bryant Smith had 26 points, 13 rebounds and six steals -- all career highs -- to lead Auburn to a 68-51 win over Wofford at Beard-Eaves-Memorial Coliseum. The Tigers trailed only once, 3-0, and used a 17-0 run to break a 13-13 tie and take a 30-13 lead with 4:21 remaining in the first half. Auburn led 38-17 at the half and opened the second half with a 6-0 run to take a 44-17 lead with 17:01 left. Sixteen of Smith's game-high 26 points came in the first half, only one shy of Wofford's 17 halftime total. Auburn led by as many as 29, 53-24, with 11:55 remaining and added a 6-0 run late in the game to seal the 17-point victory. Wofford shot just 26 percent from the field, including only 16 percent in the first half, while the Tigers connected on 41 percent of their shots.

Wofford             FG      3FG     FT      R   F   TP  M   A   T   B   S
Terenthial White,F  0-1     0-0     0-0     2   0   0   10  0   1   0   0
Alfred Forbes,F     4-15    2-6     2-5     2   4   12  34  1   4   0   3
Reggie DeGray,C     1-4     0-1     1-3     7   2   3   26  1   1   0   1
Donald Davis,G      1-7     1-3     0-0     2   4   3   19  6   2   0   1
Latron Jackson,G    2-8     1-2     2-2     7   3   7   16  0   3   0   0
Jon Pryor           1-5     0-1     0-0     0   2   2   17  2   1   0   1
Ian Chadwick        3-11    3-7     0-0     3   2   9   19  2   0   0   1
Starzee Walker      4-8     4-7     0-1     2   2   12  25  0   1   0   2
Bishop Ravenel      0-2     0-1     0-0     2   2   0   9   1   4   1   0
Rashane DeLoach     0-1     0-0     0-0     0   0   0   10  0   0   0   0
Natter Miller       1-3     1-3     0-0     3   1   3   7   0   1   0   0
Brandon Boyce       0-0     0-0     0-0     0   0   0   1   0   0   0   0
McCarthy Crenshaw   0-0     0-0     0-1     2   2   0   7   0   0   0   0
Team                                        4
Totals              17-65   12-31   5-12    36  24  51  200 13  18  1   9

FG%: 1st Half 4-25 .160, 2nd Half 13-40 .325, Game 17-65 .262; 3FG%: 1st Half 4-11 .364, 2nd Half 8-20 .400, Game 12-31 .387; FT%: 1st Half 5-9 .556, 2nd Half 0-3 .000, Game 5-12 .417; Deadball Rebounds: 5.

Auburn              FG      3FG     FT      R   F   TP  M   A   T   B   S
Bryant Smith,F      8-12    2-4     8-10    13  2   26  34  2   4   0   6
Adrian Chilliest,F  1-3     0-0     0-0     4   3   2   13  0   1   1   1
Mamadou N'diaye,C   1-2     0-0     2-4     6   3   4   20  1   4   2   0
Scott Pohlman,G     1-10    1-6     2-3     4   3   5   26  1   3   0   0
Doc Robinson,G      2-7     0-0     2-2     1   2   6   23  4   6   0   0
Derek Caldwell      1-2     0-0     2-3     1   0   4   9   0   0   0   0
Daymeon Fishback    4-8     2-5     0-0     3   2   10  21  1   2   0   0
Dudley Smith        0-1     0-0     0-0     1   0   0   1   0   0   0   0
John Gomillion      0-0     0-0     0-0     1   0   0   4   0   0   0   0
Franklin Williams   1-1     0-0     0-0     6   2   2   23  1   1   0   1
Randy Hughes        4-10    0-0     1-3     6   0   9   26  4   0   1   1
Team                                        3
Totals              23-56   5-15    17-25   49  17  68  200 14  21  4   9

FG%: 1st Half 12-30 .400, 2nd Half 11-26 .423, Game 23-56 .411; 3FG%: 1st Half 3-10 .300, 2nd Half 2-5 .400, Game 5-15 .333; FT%: 1st Half 11-15 .733, 2nd Half 6-10 .600, Game 17-25 .680; Deadball Rebounds: 6.

SCORE BY PERIODS    1   2           F
Wofford             17  34  --      51
Auburn              38  30  --      68

OFFICIALS--Rusty Herring, Gene Monje, Doug Shows
TECHNICAL FOULS--None
ATTENDANCE--1,817

Last Modified November 30, 1997
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