Arkansas vs. South Carolina: Recap and Stats

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Arkansas vs. South Carolina: Recap and Stats
Arkansas 54
(12-7, 0-4 away)
South Carolina 75
(12-7, 9-4 home)
Venue: Colonial Life Arena
1:30PM ET / 10:30AM PT, January 26, 2013
Box Score
1st 2nd Final
Arkansas 26 28 54
South Carolina 43 32 75
Top Performers
Points Rebounds Assists
Arkansas B Young 16 M Powell 5 B Young 4
South Carolina L Page 11 L Jackson 7 E Smith 3

On Saturday, January 26th, South Carolina outshot Arkansas 58%-34% and won big over the Razorbacks 75-54 in conference play. It was all South Carolina from the beginning and they led 43-26 at the half. The Gamecocks got the win with a team-high 20 points and six rebounds from Brian Richardson. Laimonas Chatkevicius also had an excellent game, scoring eight points and adding seven rebounds. Marshawn Powell got a double-double for the Razorbacks on a game-high 22 points and 13 rebounds. Next up for South Carolina (12-7, 2-4 SEC) is eighth-ranked Florida (16-2, 6-0 SEC) on Wednesday, January 30th on the road.

South Carolina Game Notes

  • This game was statistically over in the 2nd half with 5:44 left to go.
  • South Carolina started 12-7 during the 2010, 2006, 2004, and 2001 seasons (since 1996).
  • USC beat the spread by 25.0 points. That makes the 9th time this season the Gamecocks have beaten the spread.
  • The Gamecocks have won 100% of the time this season (8-0) after recording 75 or more total points.
  • USC has won 86% of the time this season (6-1) when opponents record 26 or fewer rebounds.
  • This season South Carolina has won 86% of the time (6-1) when Lakeem Jackson has 11 points or more, 80% of the time (4-1) when Brian Richardson has 3 three-pointers or more, and 78% of the time (7-2) when Mindaugas Kacinas has 5 rebounds or more.
  • The Gamecocks set a season high for field goal percentage.
  • The last time USC had a field goal percentage of 57.7% or higher was Dec 23, 2008 against Presbyterian.
  • USC set a season low for steals.
  • This is the 12th game at home this season--USC has a 6.2 average scoring margin against opponents at home.
  • The top two scorers (Brian Richardson and Bruce Ellington) accounted for 45.3% of the points.
  • Brian Richardson has led the team in scoring in 3 out of 19 games this season.
  • Bruce Ellington had career highs with a 75% field goal percentage and a 100% three-point percentage.
  • Lakeem Jackson had a career high with a 100% field goal percentage.
  • This marks the 2nd 20-point game of Brian Richardson's career.
  • Brian Richardson had career highs with 20 points and 8 field goals made.

Arkansas Game Notes

  • Arkansas lost and did not cover the spread.
  • Marshawn Powell accounted for 40.7% of the team's points.
  • Marshawn Powell accounted for 50.0% of the team's rebounds.
  • Marshawn Powell has led the team in scoring 10 times and in rebounding 9 times in 19 games this season.
  • This marks the 15th 20-point game of Marshawn Powell's career.
  • Marshawn Powell has 5 straight double-digit point games.
  • Marshawn Powell recorded a double-double. It was his 3rd this season and 10th of his career.
  • Marshawn Powell set career highs with 13 rebounds and 6 offensive rebounds.
ARK PlayersMinsPtsRebAstStlBlkTO
A+Marshawn Powell3722130131
BCoty Clarke19742111
C+Rickey Scott20901100
C+Fred Gulley28324201
CB.J. Young27724102
CH. Mickelson16420201
D+Mardracus Wade16211112
DAnthlon Bell12001000
DKikko Haydar13000100
-J. Williams4000000
-D. Wagner4000000
-Michael Qualls4020001
USC PlayersMinsPtsRebAstStlBlkTO
A+B. Richardson242062001
AL. Chatkevicius12870013
ABruce Ellington331444103
ALakeem Jackson281133121
BRJ Slawson13332011
C+Eric Smith27703001
C+Michael Carrera23850003
C+M. Kacinas24452013
C-B. Williams15031001

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