Georgia vs. South Carolina: Recap and Stats

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Georgia vs. South Carolina: Recap and Stats
Georgia 67
(10-11, 2-4 away)
South Carolina 56
(12-9, 9-5 home)
Venue: Colonial Life Arena
1:45PM ET / 10:45AM PT, February 02, 2013
Box Score
1st 2nd Final
Georgia 29 38 67
South Carolina 30 26 56
Top Performers
Points Rebounds Assists
Georgia K Caldwell-Pope 19 K Caldwell-Pope 7 C Mann 6
South Carolina M Carrera 16 M Carrera 7 B Ellington 2

South Carolina lost on their home court to Georgia 67-56 in conference play in a game where they were outshot 58%-36% by the Bulldogs. Michael Carrera put up a team-high 16 points plus seven rebounds in a losing effort. RJ Slawson had two points and added six rebounds. For the Bulldogs, Kentavious Caldwell-Pope finished with a game-high 19 points and seven rebounds. South Carolina (12-9, 2-6 SEC) takes on Kentucky (14-6, 5-2 SEC) on Tuesday, February 5th on the road.

South Carolina Game Notes

  • The last time USC started the season 12-9 was 2006.
  • South Carolina has lost 100% of the time this season (0-6) after recording 56 or fewer total points.
  • The Gamecocks have lost 100% of the time this season (0-5) after having a field goal percentage of 35.8% or worse.
  • When the opposition shoots a three-point percentage of 46.2% or better this season, South Carolina has lost 100% of the time (0-5).
  • When the opposition records 6 or more blocks this season, South Carolina has lost 83% of the time (1-5).
  • This is the 3rd loss of the season where the Gamecocks opponent came back to win after being down at halftime.
  • This is the 13th game at home this season--USC has a 4.8 average scoring margin against opponents at home.
  • The top two scorers (Michael Carrera and Bruce Ellington) accounted for 53.5% of the points.
  • The top two rebounders (Michael Carrera and RJ Slawson) accounted for 48.1% of the rebounds.
  • Michael Carrera has led the team in scoring 5 times and in rebounding 6 times in 21 games this season.

Georgia Game Notes

  • The top two scorers (Kentavious Caldwell-Pope and Charles Mann) accounted for 44.7% of the points.
  • The bench recorded more points (34) than the starters (33).
  • Kentavious Caldwell-Pope has led the team in scoring 19 times and in rebounding 10 times in 21 games this season.
  • Kentavious Caldwell-Pope has 21 straight double-digit point games.
UGA PlayersMinsPtsRebAstStlBlkTO
AK. Caldwell-Pope331971103
ADonte` Williams16450120
ACharles Mann241136002
BJohn Cannon15820010
BKenny Gaines241122011
BV. Williams15511201
C+S. Brantley14332002
CJohn Florveus16250001
CN. Djurisic25412022
-Tim Dixon10010000
-Brandon Morris8000001
USC PlayersMinsPtsRebAstStlBlkTO
AMichael Carrera341671310
B-RJ Slawson17261011
C+B. Richardson261210000
C+Bruce Ellington361402105
CEric Smith23322100
C-M. Kacinas15500101
C-Lakeem Jackson19232002
C-B. Williams21231001
-Damien Leonard5000000
-L. Chatkevicius4000000

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