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
||M Carrera 16
||M Carrera 9
||B Ellington 6
||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.