South Carolina vs. Florida: Recap and Stats

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South Carolina vs. Florida: Recap and Stats
South Carolina 36
(12-8, 3-4 away)
(4) Florida 75
(17-2, 11-0 home)
Venue: O'Connell Center
8:00PM ET / 5:00PM PT, January 30, 2013
Box Score
1st 2nd Final
South Carolina 10 26 36
Florida 33 42 75
Top Performers
Points Rebounds Assists
South Carolina M Carrera 13 M Carrera 9 B Ellington 3
Florida K Boynton 15 P Young 8 K Boynton 7

On Wednesday, January 30th, South Carolina was outshot 53%-31% by No. 4 Florida and was destroyed by the Gators 75-36 in conference play. South Carolina dug a hole early, down 33-10 at the break, and was never able to get back in the game. The Gamecocks remain winless versus AP-Ranked teams at 0-2 for the season. The Gamecocks got a team-high 13 points and nine rebounds from Michael Carrera. Mindaugas Kacinas had four points and added two rebounds. For the Gators, Kenny Boynton finished with a game-high 15 points and seven assists (4 Stl 3 Reb). The next game will be on Saturday, February 2nd when South Carolina (12-8, 2-5 SEC) welcomes Georgia (9-11, 3-4 SEC).

South Carolina Game Notes

  • This game was statistically over in the 2nd half with 14:15 left to go.
  • South Carolina started 12-8 during the 2009, 2006, and 2000 seasons (since 1996).
  • Prior to this game, USC played 33 Top 25 opponents in the last 5 seasons with a record of 7-26.
  • When the opposition shoots a field goal percentage of 52.8% or better this season, South Carolina has lost 75% of the time (1-3).
  • USC set season lows for blocks, field goals made, free throws made, rebounds, and total points.
  • South Carolina has recorded fewer free throws made than their opponents for the past 4 games.
  • Michael Carrera accounted for 36.1% of the team's points.
  • Michael Carrera accounted for 37.5% of the team's rebounds.
  • Michael Carrera has led the team in scoring 4 times and in rebounding 5 times in 20 games this season.

Florida Game Notes

  • Kenny Boynton has led the team in scoring 8 times in 19 games this season.
  • Patric Young has led the team in rebounding 8 times in 19 games this season.
  • Kenny Boynton has 4 straight double-digit point games.
  • Kenny Boynton set a career high with 4 steals.
  • Erik Murphy set a career high with a 100% three-point percentage.
USC PlayersMinsPtsRebAstStlBlkTO
B+Michael Carrera221390001
B-M. Kacinas16421100
CDamien Leonard23420200
C-Bruce Ellington34733007
C-Lakeem Jackson29232203
-L. Chatkevicius10110100
DEric Smith35500103
-B. Williams5001000
DRJ Slawson21030002
-B. Richardson3000001
UF PlayersMinsPtsRebAstStlBlkTO
A+Kenny Boynton321537400
AM. Frazier II241270000
BWill Yeguete22372212
BPatric Young28880222
BS. Wilbekin30843102
BMike Rosario251532002
BErik Murphy20822303
-Braxton Ogbueze5001001
-Jacob Kurtz4200100
-DeVon Walker4210000
-Dillon Graham3000000
-Casey Prather3221000

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