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(15) Auburn 63

(7-0, 4-0 away)

FIU 52

(1-5, 1-3 home)

    2:00 PM ET, November 30, 2008

    1 2 T
    #15AUB 34 2963
    FIU 20 3252

    Top Performers

    Auburn: A. Smalley 21 Pts, 4 Reb, 2 Ast, 2 Stl, 1 Blk

    FIU: M. Bosilj 32 Pts, 9 Reb, 1 Stl

    Smalley, Auburn down FIU for Thanskgiving Classic crown

    Associated Press

    MIAMI -- Alli Smalley scored 21 points to lead Auburn (No. 16 ESPN/USA Today, No. 15 AP) past Florida International 63-52 on Sunday to win the FIU Thanksgiving Classic.

    Smalley earned tournament MVP honors and DeWanna Bonner added nine points and 12 rebounds for Auburn (7-0), which beat N.C. State 66-51 on Saturday in the opening-round game of the three-team event.

    Monika Bosilj led FIU (1-5) with 32 points and nine rebounds.

    FIU kept it close in the opening minutes, but Auburn went on a 20-2 run to take control and led 34-20 at halftime. FIU committed 14 turnovers in the first half that resulted in 14 points for Auburn.

    Auburn's largest lead was 25 points. The Tigers shot 37 percent (25-of-67) from the floor.

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    Team Stat Comparison

     
    AUB
    FIU
    Points 63 52
    FG Made-Attempted 25-67 (.373) 20-48 (.417)
    3P Made-Attempted 4-9 (.444) 7-13 (.538)
    FT Made-Attempted 9-11 (.818) 5-9 (.556)
    Fouls (Tech/Flagrant) 16 (0/0) 12 (0/0)
    Largest Lead 25 3

    Game Leaders

     
    AUB
    FIU
    PointsA. Smalley 21M. Bosilj 32
    ReboundsD. Bonner 12M. Bosilj 9
    AssistsW. Boddie 7M. Gonzalez 9
    StealsS. Hobbs 3M. Gonzalez 1
    BlocksA. Smalley 1F. Hutlassa 2

    2008-09 Season

    DATEGAMELINKS
    Auburn leads 12-4
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