South Carolina vs. Texas A&M: Recap, Stats, and Box Score

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South Carolina vs. Texas A&M: Recap, Stats, and Box Score
South Carolina 56
(13-16, 3-8 away)
Texas A&M 74
(17-12, 13-5 home)
Venue: Reed Arena
7:00PM ET / 4:00PM PT, March 02, 2013
Box Score
1st 2nd Final
South Carolina 32 24 56
Texas A&M 32 42 74
Top Performers
Points Rebounds Assists
South Carolina M Carrera 16 M Carrera 9 B Ellington 6
Texas A&M E Turner 28 R Turner 6 E Turner 5

South Carolina forced only eight turnovers and was destroyed by Texas A&M 74-56 in conference play on Saturday, Mar. 2. The Gamecocks were paced by Michael Carrera, who put up a team-high 16 points and nine rebounds. Bruce Ellington had 10 points and added six assists. For the Aggies, Elston Turner finished with a game-high 28 points and five assists (4 Reb 4 Stl). This makes three losses in a row for the Gamecocks. South Carolina (13-16, 3-13 SEC) hosts Mississippi State (8-20, 3-13 SEC) on Wednesday, Mar. 6.

South Carolina Game Notes

  • South Carolina started 13-16 during the 2007 and 1999 seasons (since 1996).
  • South Carolina has lost 100 percent of the time this season (0-10) after recording 56 or fewer total points.
  • The Gamecocks have lost 100 percent of the time this season (0-11) after having a field goal percentage of 38.3 percent or worse.
  • When the opposition records 29 or more field goals made this season, South Carolina has lost 100 percent of the time (0-3).
  • When the opposition shoots a field goal percentage of 53.7 percent or better this season, South Carolina has lost 100 percent of the time (0-6).
  • When the opposition shoots a three-point percentage of 46.7 percent or better this season, South Carolina has lost 100 percent of the time (0-6).
  • South Carolina has recorded fewer steals than their opponents for the past five games.
  • The top two scorers (Michael Carrera and Bruce Ellington) accounted for 46.4 percent of the points.
  • Michael Carrera has led the team in scoring nine times and in rebounding 12 times in 29 games this season.
  • This was the first foul out of the season for Brian Steele.

Texas A&M Game Notes

  • Elston Turner accounted for 37.8 percent of the team's points.
  • The top two rebounders (Ray Turner and Kourtney Roberson) accounted for 42.3 percent of the rebounds.
  • Elston Turner has led the team in scoring 18 times in 29 games this season.
  • Ray Turner has led the team in rebounding 12 times in 29 games this season.
  • This marks the 17th 20-point game of Elston Turner's career.
  • Elston Turner has four straight 20+ point games.
  • Elston Turner set a career high with four steals.
  • Ray Turner set a career high with four blocks.
  • Fabyon Harris has three straight double-digit point games.
USC PlayersMinsPtsRebAstStlBlkTO
AMichael Carrera331690012
B+Bruce Ellington321026202
BB. Williams7900000
CM. Kacinas25840002
CShane Phillips13203001
CLakeem Jackson14230001
C-RJ Slawson14330002
C-Brian Steele25320101
D+Eric Smith26033103
-Damien Leonard10310003
TAMU PlayersMinsPtsRebAstStlBlkTO
A+Elston Turner362845401
A+Ray Turner291661141
B+Fabyon Harris271243101
C+K. Roberson22252001
C+Alex Caruso20701212
C+J`Mychal Reese22533002
C-Jordan Green15210000
D+Jarod Jahns11200010
DAndrew Young17000010

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