Murray St. 79, Auburn 59

Thursday, November 15, 2012 8:00 PM
Location - TD Bank Arena, Charleston, South Carolina
Officials - John Higgings, Rick Randall, Kelly Self
Attendance - 4716

Final Scoring Summary

Final 1 2 T
Murray St. 45 34 79
Auburn 19 40 59

Recap


Murray State 79, Auburn 59: Senior guard Isaiah Canaan outscored the Tigers in the first half and finished with 26 points as the Racers rolled in the first round of the Charleston (S.C.) Classic.

Canaan was 9-of-12 from the field and dished out six assists for Murray State, which will play St. John’s in the semifinals Friday. Stacy Wilson added 18 points for the Racers (2-0), who forced 20 turnovers, made 11 from 3-point range and shot 51.9 percent from the field overall.

The Racers scored 11 of the game’s first 13 points and had a 13-0 run midway through the first half. Canaan scored 20 points, making 3 of his 5 attempts from 3-point range, as the Racers built a 45-19 halftime lead.

Auburn turned the ball over 14 times in the first half and leading scorer Frankie Sullivan was only 2-of-13 from the field in the game. The Tigers (1-1) trailed by as many as 30 in the opening 20 minutes before scoring the final four points.

Rob Chubb and Asauhn Dixon-Tatum each had 12 points for Auburn, which will play Charleston in the consolation round Friday. The Tigers made their first 3-pointer with less than 4:00 left and finished 2-of-10.

GAME NOTEBOOK: Murray State improved to 10-22 all time against the SEC. … Auburn lost for the first time in five games played in Charleston, S.C. … Murray State beat Auburn for the first time in three tries.

 

Murray St. Racers

  REBOUNDS  
PLAYER MIN FGM-A 3GM-A FTM-A OFF DEF TOT A PF STL TO BLK PTS
Ed Daniel 21:00 2-3 0-0 4-6 1 4 5 0 3 4 1 3 8
Stacy Wilson 21:00 6-10 4-5 2-2 0 1 1 1 2 1 3 0 18
Dexter Fields 24:00 2-6 2-6 0-0 0 1 1 0 1 2 2 1 6
Brandon Garrett 18:00 2-2 0-0 0-0 0 5 5 1 3 1 2 0 4
Isaiah Canaan 26:00 9-12 3-5 5-5 0 4 4 6 1 0 3 0 26
Jeffery Moss 28:00 3-7 2-4 0-0 0 2 2 1 4 0 2 0 8
Erik McCree 15:00 0-4 0-0 0-0 1 0 1 0 4 1 1 0 0
Terron Gilmore 16:00 1-1 0-0 0-0 1 1 2 0 1 0 1 2 2
Zay Henderson 11:00 1-3 0-0 0-0 1 3 4 0 2 0 0 0 2
C.J. Ford 12:00 1-3 0-3 0-0 0 1 1 0 3 0 2 1 2
Tyler Rambo 7:00 0-0 0-0 3-3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3
Jordan Burge 1:00 0-0 0-0 0-0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
TOTAL 200 27-51 11-23 14-16 4 22 26 9 24 9 17 7 79
  52.9% 47.8% 87.5% Team Rebs: 2   Total TO: 17

Auburn Tigers

  REBOUNDS  
PLAYER MIN FGM-A 3GM-A FTM-A OFF DEF TOT A PF STL TO BLK PTS
Rob Chubb 15:00 6-9 0-0 0-0 4 3 7 0 4 0 1 0 12
Shareif Adamu 13:00 1-3 0-0 0-0 2 0 2 1 2 0 3 0 2
Allen Payne 17:00 0-5 0-1 6-8 1 3 4 1 2 1 3 0 6
Josh Wallace 22:00 1-3 0-0 0-0 0 1 1 0 1 2 4 0 2
Frankie Sullivan 24:00 2-13 0-3 3-7 2 3 5 0 1 0 3 1 7
Asauhn Dixon-Tatum 28:00 6-8 0-0 0-0 7 1 8 1 2 1 2 3 12
Noel Johnson 16:00 0-4 0-1 0-0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 1 0
Jordan Price 19:00 3-10 2-4 1-1 1 0 1 1 1 2 2 0 9
Shaquille Johnson 26:00 0-1 0-0 7-10 4 5 9 3 2 1 2 0 7
Brian Greene Jr. 11:00 1-3 0-1 0-4 0 0 0 2 1 0 0 0 2
Jordon Granger 9:00 0-1 0-0 0-0 1 1 2 0 1 0 0 0 0
TOTAL 200 20-60 2-10 17-30 22 17 39 10 17 7 20 5 59
  33.3% 20.0% 56.7% Team Rebs: 4   Total TO: 20