Scores

Final

Grambling St 45

(2-10, 1-9 away)

Auburn 63

(6-7, 6-5 home)

    5:00 PM ET, December 31, 2010

    Auburn Arena, Auburn, Alabama

    1 2 T
    GRAM 15 3045
    AUB 37 2663

    Top Performers

    Grambling State: R. Boatner 21 Pts, 4 Reb, 3 Stl

    Auburn: K. Gabriel 17 Pts, 12 Reb, 1 Ast, 3 Stl, 1 Blk

    Auburn 63, Grambling St. 45

    Associated Press

    AUBURN, Ala. -- Kenny Gabriel posted his first double-double since the season opener with 17 points (all in the first half) and 12 rebounds, and Auburn cruised past Grambling State 63-45 on Friday.

    Auburn (6-7) blew the game open with a 20-0 run in the first half to take a 32-10 lead as Grambling (2-10) went scoreless for 8:44.

    Grambling scored only 15 points in the first 20 minutes, committed 15 turnovers and shot 23.3 percent (7 of 30) from the field. Grambling finished with 23 turnovers, shot 32.7 percent (17 of 52) from the field and never got closer than 14 in the second half.

    Raschard Boatner scored a game-high 21 points on 8-of-15 shooting, including 4-of-9 from beyond the arc, for Grambling.

    Earnest Ross had 14 points and nine rebounds, and Rob Chubb added 10 points for Auburn, which won its third game in a row.

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    Team Stat Comparison

     
    GRAM
    AUB
    Points 45 63
    FG Made-Attempted 17-52 (.327) 21-58 (.362)
    3P Made-Attempted 5-17 (.294) 3-14 (.214)
    FT Made-Attempted 6-15 (.400) 18-25 (.720)
    Fouls (Tech/Flagrant) 21 (0/0) 18 (0/0)
    Largest Lead 0 22

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