South Carolina 64
(14-17, 3-9 away)
(14-16, 9-8 home)
Venue: Memorial Gym (TN)
1:45PM ET / 10:45AM PT, March 09, 2013
||B Williams 17
||M Carrera 13
||E Smith 4
||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.