Scores

Final

Long Beach St 64

(7-5, 1-5 away)

Auburn 43

(8-2, 7-0 home)

    Coverage: ESPN2/WatchESPN

    11:00 PM ET, December 23, 2011

    Stan Sheriff Center, Honolulu, Hawaii

    1 2 T
    LBSU 32 3264
    AUB 22 2143

    Top Performers

    Long Beach St: E. Phelps 13 Pts, 8 Reb, 1 Stl, 1 Blk

    Auburn: F. Sullivan 22 Pts, 6 Reb, 3 Stl

    Long Beach St. 64, Auburn 43

    Associated Press

    HONOLULU -- Larry Anderson scored 16 points, and Eugene Phelps and Casper Ware added 13 each as Long Beach State beat Auburn 64-43 on Friday night in the semifinals of the Diamond Head Classic.

    The 49ers (7-5) put the game away with a 16-0 run for a 62-38 lead with 3:26 remaining. Ware scored eight points during the spurt, including a pair of 3-pointers. Auburn (8-2) went more than nine minutes between field goals.

    Long Beach State will play Kansas State in Sunday's final.

    T.J. Robinson grabbed nine rebounds and Phelps had eight as the 49ers held a 43-25 advantage on the boards.

    Auburn finished 15 of 57 from the field. The Tigers' only threat was Frankie Sullivan, who finished with 22 points on 8 of 16 shooting.

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    Team Stat Comparison

     
    LBSU
    AUB
    Points 64 43
    FG Made-Attempted 20-47 (.426) 15-57 (.263)
    3P Made-Attempted 5-15 (.333) 7-21 (.333)
    FT Made-Attempted 19-25 (.760) 6-6 (1.000)
    Fouls (Tech/Flagrant) 10 (0/0) 19 (0/0)
    Largest Lead 24 3

    2011-12 Season

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