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

On Saturday, February 2nd, Georgia outshot South Carolina 58%-36% and got a road win against the Gamecocks 67-56 in conference action. The Bulldogs got the win with a game-high 19 points and seven rebounds from Kentavious Caldwell-Pope. Donte` Williams had four points and added five rebounds. Michael Carrera finished with a team-high 16 points and seven rebounds for the Gamecocks. Georgia (10-11, 4-4 SEC) takes on Tennessee (11-8, 3-4 SEC) on Wednesday, February 6th on the road.

Georgia Game Notes

  • Georgia started 10-11 during the 2011, 2009, and 1997 seasons (since 1996).
  • The win over South Carolina extended the Georgia winning streak to 3 games.
  • UGA beat the spread by 14.5 points. That makes the 8th time this season the Bulldogs have beaten the spread.
  • The Bulldogs have won 100% of the time this season (4-0) after recording 6 or more blocks.
  • UGA has won 100% of the time this season (7-0) when opponents record 56 or fewer total points.
  • UGA has won 86% of the time this season (6-1) after holding an opponent to under 35.8% field goal percentage.
  • This season Georgia has won 71% of the time (5-2) when Kentavious Caldwell-Pope has 19 points or more.
  • The Bulldogs have recorded more blocks than their opponents for the past 4 games.
  • Georgia has recorded fewer steals than their opponents for the past 4 games.
  • This is the 3rd win of the season where the Bulldogs came back after being down at halftime.
  • 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.

South Carolina Game Notes

  • South Carolina lost and did not cover the spread.
  • 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.
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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