Alabama vs AUBURN TIGERS (03/05/99 at Atlanta, Ga.)

Auburn outscored Alabama 51-24 in the second half to beat the Crimson Tide for the third time this season in a 93-61 victory in the quarterfinals of the SEC Tournament. Chris Porter scored a game-high 22 points while Bryant Smith and Daymeon Fishback added 15 points each. It marked for the first time since 1960 that the Tigers beat the Tide three times in a season, by a combined 88 points. After leading 42-37 at the half, Brian Williams hit a short jumper to close to within 42-39 then Auburn went on a 9-0 run that started with a conventional 3-point play by Porter and six free throws by Mamadou N'diaye, all off offensive rebounds. N'diaye totaled 11 points, 8 rebounds and 3 blocks. Alabama answered with a an 8-2 run to trail 55-47 only to have the Tigers score 16 consecutive points for a 71-47 lead. Williams led the Tide with 21 points. Auburn just missed setting a school record by making 27 of 29 free throws (.931). The record is 27 of 28 (.964) set against Alabama in 1959.

Official Basketball Box Score -- GAME TOTALS -- FINAL STATISTICS


Official Basketball Box Score -- GAME TOTALS -- FINAL STATISTICS
Alabama vs AUBURN TIGERS
03/05/99 1:00 p.m. at Atlanta, Ga.
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VISITORS: Alabama 17-14
                          TOT-FG  3-PT         REBOUNDS
## Player Name            FG-FGA FG-FGA FT-FTA OF DE TOT PF  TP  A TO BLK S MIN
34 ROLLINS, Chris...... f  2-5    2-3    0-0    2  1  3   4   6  3  4  0  0  32
43 HAGINAS, Sam........ f  3-5    0-0    2-2    2  2  4   4   8  0  1  0  0  13
52 HAYS, Jeremy........ c  4-9    0-0    2-4    2  4  6   3  10  0  3  1  0  35
04 WILLIAMS, Brian..... g  9-19   3-8    0-1    0  3  3   2  21  2  3  0  1  38
22 JONES, Chauncey..... g  0-0    0-0    0-1    1  1  2   3   0  1  2  0  0  17
03 ASHBY, Neil.........    0-1    0-0    0-0    0  0  0   0   0  0  0  0  0   2
05 LONDON, Tarik.......    0-2    0-0    0-0    0  2  2   1   0  7  5  0  0  25
20 MARTIN, Terrance....    3-6    3-6    0-0    0  2  2   2   9  0  4  0  1  18
25 MAZIQUE, M.C........    2-3    0-0    3-4    1  3  4   4   7  0  3  0  0  20
   TEAM................                         2  3  5
   Totals..............   23-50   8-17   7-12  10 21 31  23  61 13 25  1  2 200

TOTAL FG% 1st Half:  0-0   .000   2nd Half: 23-50  .460   Game:  .460  DEADBALL
3-Pt. FG% 1st Half:  0-0   .000   2nd Half:  8-17  .471   Game:  .471  REBOUNDS
F Throw % 1st Half:  0-0   .000   2nd Half:  7-12  .583   Game:  .583    1,1

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HOME TEAM: AUBURN TIGERS 27-2
                          TOT-FG  3-PT         REBOUNDS
## Player Name            FG-FGA FG-FGA FT-FTA OF DE TOT PF  TP  A TO BLK S MIN
04 PORTER, Chris....... f  7-15   1-2    7-7    3  2  5   3  22  2  0  0  4  29
13 SMITH, Bryant....... f  6-10   1-1    2-4    3  2  5   1  15  2  0  0  3  27
34 N'DIAYE, Mamadou.... c  2-6    0-0    7-7    6  2  8   3  11  0  1  3  0  22
10 POHLMAN, Scott...... g  1-9    1-5    4-4    1  0  1   1   7  0  1  0  2  24
50 ROBINSON, Doc....... g  3-7    1-3    4-4    0  4  4   2  11  7  2  0  1  26
03 SHARP, Reggie.......    1-3    0-1    0-0    0  0  0   0   2  2  1  0  1  14
12 HEARD, Jay..........    2-4    2-3    0-0    0  2  2   1   6  0  1  0  0  10
23 FISHBACK, Daymeon...    5-8    4-6    1-1    1  1  2   1  15  0  0  1  0  18
31 McGADNEY, Mack......    0-2    0-0    2-2    0  5  5   2   2  0  0  0  0  12
42 CHILLIEST, Adrian...    0-0    0-0    0-0    3  0  3   3   0  0  1  0  0  10
44 HAMILTON, David.....    0-1    0-0    0-0    1  0  1   0   0  0  1  0  0   3
45 PERSON, Adrian......    1-3    0-0    0-0    2  2  4   2   2  0  1  0  0   5
   TEAM................
   Totals..............   28-68  10-21  27-29  20 20 40  19  93 13  9  4 11 200

TOTAL FG% 1st Half:  0-0   .000   2nd Half: 28-68  .412   Game:  .412  DEADBALL
3-Pt. FG% 1st Half:  0-0   .000   2nd Half: 10-21  .476   Game:  .476  REBOUNDS
F Throw % 1st Half:  0-0   .000   2nd Half: 27-29  .931   Game:  .931     1

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Officials: Andre Pattillo, David Dodge, Doug Shows
Technical fouls: Alabama-None. AUBURN TIGERS-None.
Attendance: 21945
Score by Periods                1st  2nd   Total
Alabama.......................   37   24  -   61
AUBURN TIGERS.................   42   51  -   93
* First time for Auburn to beat Alabama 3 times in a season since 1960

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