Tennessee vs. South Carolina: Recap, Stats, and Box Score

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Tennessee vs. South Carolina: Recap, Stats, and Box Score
Tennessee 66
(12-10, 2-6 away)
South Carolina 61
(12-11, 9-6 home)
Venue: Colonial Life Arena
1:00PM ET / 10:00AM PT, February 10, 2013
Box Score
1st 2nd Final
Tennessee 32 34 66
South Carolina 29 32 61
Top Performers
Points Rebounds Assists
Tennessee J Stokes 20 J Stokes 10 J Richardson 5
South Carolina M Carrera 18 M Carrera 11 B Ellington 5

Tennessee squared off with South Carolina on Sunday, February 10th and got a victory on the road against the Gamecocks 66-61 in conference action. Jarnell Stokes earned a double-double in the win with a game-high 20 points and 10 rebounds. Josh Richardson had seven points and added five rebounds. Michael Carrera registered a double-double for the Gamecocks on a team-high 18 points and 11 rebounds. Next up for Tennessee (13-10, 4-6 SEC) is Vanderbilt (9-13, 3-7 SEC) on Wednesday, February 13th on the road.

Tennessee Game Notes

  • The last time Tennessee started the season 12-10 was 2001.
  • Tennessee beat the spread by 3.5 points. That makes the 10th time this season the Volunteers have beaten the spread.
  • The Volunteers have won four close games this season (a win by five or fewer points). Since 2007, Tennessee is 37-26 in close games.
  • The Volunteers have won 82 percent of the time this season (9-2) after recording 66 or more total points.
  • Tennessee has won 80 percent of the time this season (8-2) when opponents record 61 or fewer total points.
  • This season Tennessee has won 100 percent of the time (4-0) when Trae Golden has 16 points or more, 89 percent of the time (8-1) when Jarnell Stokes has six field goals made or more, and 75 percent of the time (9-3) when Josh Richardson has five rebounds or more.
  • The Volunteers set a season high for steals (seven).
  • The Volunteers have recorded more rebounds than their opponents for the past seven games.
  • Jarnell Stokes recorded a team season high in blocks with four.
  • Jarnell Stokes accounted for 30.3 percent of the team's points.
  • Jarnell Stokes accounted for 31.2 percent of the team's rebounds.
  • Jarnell Stokes has led the team in scoring eight times and in rebounding 12 times in 22 games this season.
  • This marks the second 20-point game of Jarnell Stokes's career.
  • Jarnell Stokes has five straight double-digit point games.
  • Jarnell Stokes recorded a double-double. It was his ninth this season and 11th of his career.
  • Josh Richardson had a career high with five assists.
  • This was the first foul out of the season for Quinton Chievous.

South Carolina Game Notes

  • The Gamecocks have lost three times this season in games decided by five or fewer points. Since 2007, South Carolina is 29-26 in close games.
  • This loss extended the Gamecocks losing streak to four games.
  • The top two scorers (Michael Carrera and Brian Richardson) accounted for 57.3 percent of the points.
  • Michael Carrera accounted for 36.6 percent of the team's rebounds.
  • Michael Carrera has led the team in scoring seven times and in rebounding eight times in 23 games this season.
  • Michael Carrera recorded the fourth double-digit rebound game of his career.
  • Michael Carrera has four straight double-digit point games.
  • Michael Carrera recorded a double-double. It was the fourth of his career.
TENN PlayersMinsPtsRebAstStlBlkTO
A+Jarnell Stokes3520102046
B+Josh Richardson33755212
B-Trae Golden271611002
B-Jordan McRae35741201
CSkylar McBee27801101
CQ. Chievous11410102
C-D. Edwards6030000
D+Kenny Hall11220002
-Armani Moore8010112
-Yemi Makenjuola4210000
-Derek Reese3010000
USC PlayersMinsPtsRebAstStlBlkTO
AMichael Carrera2918110104
BB. Richardson251750202
B-Eric Smith21901000
C+Bruce Ellington36625102
C+RJ Slawson18410211
CDamien Leonard38421101
C-Lakeem Jackson24330001
-M. Kacinas9011002

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