Auburn 92, Grambling State 42

Tuesday, December 11, 2012 8:00 PM
Location - Auburn Arena, Auburn, Alabama
Officials - Patrick Adams, Antinio Petty, Glenn Tuitt
Attendance - 4314

Final Scoring Summary

Final 1 2 T
Grambling State 15 27 42
Auburn 27 65 92

Recap


Auburn 92, Grambling State 42
: Noel Johnson and Jordan Price came off the bench to score 14 points each and shoot a combined 8-for-10 from 3-point range as the host Tigers scored 65 second-half points to snap a four-game losing streak.

Chris Denson scored 13 points while Frankie Sullivan and Rob Chubb added 10 points apiece for Auburn (3-5), which shot 54 percent from the field and forced 24 turnovers en route to its highest-scoring performance of the season after an 11-day break. Allen Payne chipped in with nine points and a team-high seven rebounds.

Derron Hobbs led Grambling State (0-7) with 11 points on 3-of-11 shooting. The GSU starting lineup made just 10 of 39 shots.

Johnson's 3-pointer sparked an 11-1 run as Auburn ran out to a 17-6 lead 9:55 into regulation. Chubb's two free throws gave Auburn a 27-15 lead at halftime.

Auburn scored the first eight points of the second half as part of a 20-4 stretch. Shaquille Johnson and Johnson capped the stint with back-to-back 3-pointers and Grambling State never threatened down the stretch.

GAME NOTEBOOK: Auburn's previous top scoring total came in an 80-76 loss to to DePaul on Nov. 30. ... Auburn is 5-0 all-time against Grambling State. ... The Tigers were just 4-for-18 from 3-point range.

Grambling State Tigers

  REBOUNDS  
PLAYER MIN FGM-A 3GM-A FTM-A OFF DEF TOT A PF STL TO BLK PTS
Derron Hobbs 33:00 3-11 1-5 4-4 0 0 0 2 2 2 2 0 11
Peter Roberson 24:00 1-6 0-0 0-0 2 8 10 1 4 1 4 2 2
Roman Higgins 26:00 2-7 0-2 1-2 0 2 2 0 2 0 1 0 5
David Copeland 22:00 1-3 0-0 0-0 1 3 4 3 2 0 2 0 2
Terry Rose 24:00 3-12 1-6 1-2 0 0 0 0 1 0 2 0 8
Brandon Dorsett 6:00 0-0 0-0 0-0 0 1 1 0 0 0 2 0 0
Demetri Wheeler 19:00 2-3 0-0 0-0 5 3 8 2 2 1 3 0 4
Eric Garcia 26:00 2-6 2-5 0-0 0 1 1 0 1 1 4 0 6
Steven Danridge 17:00 2-3 0-0 0-0 1 0 1 0 2 0 3 1 4
Brauhnye' Turner 2:00 0-0 0-0 0-0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0
Carl Cobbins 1:00 0-0 0-0 0-0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
TOTAL 200 16-51 4-18 6-8 9 18 27 8 16 5 24 3 42
  31.4% 22.2% 75.0% Team Rebs: 1   Total TO: 24

Auburn Tigers

  REBOUNDS  
PLAYER MIN FGM-A 3GM-A FTM-A OFF DEF TOT A PF STL TO BLK PTS
Frankie Sullivan 23:00 4-8 1-3 1-2 0 4 4 5 3 3 2 0 10
Rob Chubb 20:00 3-6 0-0 4-4 1 2 3 0 3 0 3 1 10
Chris Denson 20:00 5-6 0-1 3-6 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 13
Allen Payne 18:00 4-7 0-3 1-2 2 5 7 2 0 1 0 0 9
Shaquille Johnson 17:00 3-7 1-4 0-0 2 2 4 0 0 1 2 0 7
Noel Johnson 15:00 4-6 4-6 2-2 1 3 4 1 1 1 1 2 14
Jordan Price 17:00 5-6 4-4 0-0 1 1 2 3 1 2 1 0 14
Josh Wallace 17:00 1-3 0-0 0-0 0 2 2 6 1 3 0 1 2
Brian Greene Jr. 14:00 0-3 0-1 0-0 0 1 1 5 0 2 2 0 0
Asauhn Dixon-Tatum 21:00 2-4 0-0 0-0 1 3 4 0 3 0 0 3 4
Jordon Granger 9:00 2-4 0-0 2-2 1 1 2 0 0 0 0 0 6
Nick Pellar 3:00 1-2 1-1 0-0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 3
Dylan Spencer 3:00 0-1 0-1 0-0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0
C.J. Holmes 3:00 0-0 0-0 0-0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
TOTAL 200 34-63 11-24 13-18 10 25 35 23 12 13 12 7 92
  54.0% 45.8% 72.2% Team Rebs: 4   Total TO: 12