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

Although they were big favorites on Wednesday, January 16th, LSU lost at home against South Carolina 82-73 in overtime. Anthony Hickey put up a team-high 18 points plus seven rebounds in the Tigers loss. Charles Carmouche scored 13 points. Michael Carrera registered a double-double for the Gamecocks with a season-high 23 points and 10 rebounds. LSU (9-5, 0-3 SEC) goes to Georgia (6-10, 0-3 SEC) on Saturday, January 19th.

LSU Game Notes

  • LSU started 9-5 during the 2009, 2005, 2004, and 1998 seasons (since 1996).
  • LSU has played in 1 overtime game this season. Over the last 5 seasons, the Tigers have played in 10 overtime games with a record of 4-6.
  • The Tigers have been unlucky 3 times this season in games decided by 5 or fewer points. Since 2007, LSU has lost 22 close games.
  • When the opposition records 26 or more field goals made this season, LSU has lost 80% of the time (1-4).
  • When the opposition records 82 or more total points this season, LSU has lost 75% of the time (1-3).
  • The Tigers set a season high for turnovers.
  • LSU has recorded fewer free throws made than their opponents for the past 4 games.
  • This is the 10th game at home this season--LSU has a 9.1 average scoring margin against opponents at home.
  • The top two scorers (Anthony Hickey and Charles Carmouche) accounted for 42.4% of the points.
  • Anthony Hickey has led the team in rebounding in 3 out of 14 games this season.
  • Anthony Hickey has 4 straight double-digit point games.
  • Anthony Hickey had 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.

South Carolina Game Notes

  • The Gamecocks won this one, but have lost 2 times this season in games decided by 5 or fewer points. Since 2007, South Carolina has lost 25 close games.
  • 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 3 times in 16 games this season.
  • Lakeem Jackson has led the team in rebounding 7 times in 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.
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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