South Carolina vs. LSU: Recap and Stats

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South Carolina vs. LSU: Recap and Stats
South Carolina 82
(11-5, 3-2 away)
LSU 73
(9-5, 8-2 home)
Venue: Pete Maravich Center
8:00PM ET / 5:00PM PT, January 16, 2013
Box Score
1st 2nd Final
South Carolina 35 34 82
LSU 33 36 73
Top Performers
Points Rebounds Assists
South Carolina B Williams 11 L Jackson 7 E Smith 3
LSU S Coleman 12 S Coleman 8 A Hickey 4

Though they were a 10-point underdog coming into the game, South Carolina won on the road versus LSU 82-73 in overtime. Michael Carrera earned a double-double in the win with a season-high 23 points and 10 rebounds. Lakeem Jackson got a double-double as well with 11 points and 11 rebounds. For the Tigers, Anthony Hickey got a team-high 18 points and seven rebounds. Next up for South Carolina (11-5, 1-2 SEC) is Vanderbilt (6-9, 0-3 SEC) on Saturday, January 19th at home.

South Carolina Game Notes

  • South Carolina started 11-5 during the 2010, 2009, 2001, and 1996 seasons (since 1996).
  • USC beat the spread by 19.0 points. That makes the 7th time this season the Gamecocks have beaten the spread.
  • South Carolina has played in 3 overtime games this season. Over the last 5 seasons, the Gamecocks have played in 10 overtime games with a record of 7-3.
  • The Gamecocks have won 4 close games this season (a win by 5 or fewer points). Since 2007, South Carolina has won 29 close games.
  • The Gamecocks have won 100% of the time this season (5-0) after recording 82 or more total points.
  • USC has won 86% of the time this season (6-1) when opponents record 13 or fewer free throws made.
  • USC has won 75% of the time this season (6-2) after holding an opponent to under 29.6% three-point percentage.
  • This season South Carolina has won 83% of the time (5-1) when Lakeem Jackson has 11 points or more.
  • The Gamecocks set a season high for free throws made.
  • The last time USC recorded at least 28 free throws made was Nov 16, 2009 against Georgia Southern.
  • USC set a season low for assists.
  • Michael Carrera recorded a team season high in points with 23 and free throws made with 9.
  • Brenton Williams tallied a team season high in free throws made with 9.
  • The top two scorers (Michael Carrera and Brenton Williams) accounted for 47.5% of the points.
  • Lakeem Jackson accounted for 30.5% of the team's rebounds.
  • The bench recorded more rebounds (18) than the starters (15).
  • The bench recorded more points (53) than the starters (29).
  • Michael Carrera has led the team in scoring in 3 out of 16 games this season.
  • Lakeem Jackson has led the team in rebounding in 7 out of 16 games this season.
  • Lakeem Jackson recorded the 10th double-digit rebound game of his career.
  • Lakeem Jackson recorded a double-double. It was his 3rd this season and 4th of his career.
  • This marks the 1st 20-point game of Michael Carrera's career.
  • Michael Carrera recorded a double-double. It was the 3rd of his career.

LSU Game Notes

  • LSU lost and did not cover the spread.
  • The Tigers have lost 3 times this season in games decided by 5 or fewer points. Since 2007, LSU has lost 22 close games.
  • This loss extended the Tigers losing streak to 3 games.
  • The top two scorers (Anthony Hickey and Charles Carmouche) accounted for 42.4% of the points.
  • Anthony Hickey has led the team in rebounding 3 times in 14 games this season.
  • Anthony Hickey has 4 straight double-digit point games.
  • Anthony Hickey set career highs with 4 three-pointers, 7 rebounds, and 7 defensive rebounds.
  • This was the 4th foul out of the season for Johnny O`Bryant III.
USC PlayersMinsPtsRebAstStlBlkTO
A+Michael Carrera2423100001
A+Lakeem Jackson3811114101
ARJ Slawson211150001
BL. Chatkevicius12621011
BB. Williams361612104
CBruce Ellington38721313
C-M. Kacinas16320001
C-Eric Smith36501102
LSU PlayersMinsPtsRebAstStlBlkTO
AAnthony Hickey351874205
B+C. Carmouche371315202
BMalik Morgan27754210
BShavon Coleman21670011
C+A. Del Piero29751101
C+J. O`Bryant III23960114
CAndre Stringer29921101
D+Jalen Courtney17240003
-Corban Collins7200004

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