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

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South Carolina vs. Vanderbilt: Recap, Stats, and Box Score
South Carolina 64
(14-17, 3-9 away)
Vanderbilt 74
(14-16, 9-8 home)
Venue: Memorial Gym (TN)
1:45PM ET / 10:45AM PT, March 09, 2013
Box Score
1st 2nd Final
South Carolina 25 39 64
Vanderbilt 36 38 74
Top Performers
Points Rebounds Assists
South Carolina B Williams 17 M Carrera 13 E Smith 4
Vanderbilt D Parker 18 R Odom 8 D Parker 3

On Saturday, Mar. 9, South Carolina took on Vanderbilt and was beaten at home by the Commodores 74-64 in conference play. The Gamecocks are now 0-2 against Vanderbilt this season. The Gamecocks were led by Brenton Williams, who put up a team-high 17 points and five rebounds. Laimonas Chatkevicius had nine points and added four rebounds. Dai-Jon Parker finished with a career-high 18 points and five rebounds for the Commodores.

South Carolina Game Notes

  • South Carolina started 14-17 during the 2007 and 1999 seasons (since 1996).
  • The Gamecocks have lost 100 percent of the time this season (0-8) after having a field goal percentage of 35.9 percent or worse.
  • South Carolina has lost 87 percent of the time this season (2-13) after recording 64 or fewer total points.
  • When the opposition records 23 or more free throws made this season, South Carolina has lost 100 percent of the time (0-5).
  • When the opposition shoots a three-point percentage of 36.8 percent or better this season, South Carolina has lost 83 percent of the time (2-10).
  • South Carolina has recorded fewer blocks than their opponents for the past seven games.
  • The top two scorers (Brenton Williams and Bruce Ellington) accounted for 42.1 percent of the points.
  • Michael Carrera accounted for 33.3 percent of the team's rebounds.
  • The bench recorded more points (38) than the starters (26).
  • Brenton Williams has led the team in scoring in eight out of 31 games this season.
  • Michael Carrera has led the team in rebounding in 13 out of 31 games this season.
  • This was the second foul out of the season for Bruce Ellington.
  • Bruce Ellington had a career high with a 100 percent three-point percentage.
  • Michael Carrera recorded the sixth double-digit rebound game of his career.

Vanderbilt Game Notes

  • The top two scorers (Rod Odom and Dai-Jon Parker) accounted for 48.6 percent of the points.
  • The top two rebounders (Rod Odom and Kevin Bright) accounted for 46.8 percent of the rebounds.
  • Rod Odom has led the team in scoring six times and in rebounding five times in 30 games this season.
  • Rod Odom set career highs with six field goals made, eight rebounds, and eight defensive rebounds.
  • Dai-Jon Parker set a career high with 18 points.
  • Kedren Johnson has four straight double-digit point games.
  • Kedren Johnson set a career high with 10 free throws made.
USC PlayersMinsPtsRebAstStlBlkTO
AB. Williams311752000
B+Brian Steele15333100
BL. Chatkevicius21941123
BBruce Ellington301043001
BMichael Carrera225130005
BRJ Slawson13620021
B-Eric Smith26624000
CLakeem Jackson23430100
C-B. Richardson7210000
-M. Kacinas9210001
-Damien Leonard3000000
Vandy PlayersMinsPtsRebAstStlBlkTO
ADai-Jon Parker341853001
ARod Odom341880110
AJosh Henderson19462031
BSheldon Jeter17910010
BKevin Bright34773103
B-Kedren Johnson281203022
CShelby Moats13220111
D+Kyle Fuller21211101

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