Sunday, November 29, 2015

Game #6 - South Carolina

Game #6 - South Carolina
Day: Monday
Date: Nov. 30, 2015
Location: Columbia, SC - Colonial Life Arena (18,000)
Time: 7:00 p.m. EST
TV / Video: SEC Network   (Play-By-Play: Mike Morgan Analyst: Andrew Declercq(
The Series: The Cats are 0-8 against the Gamecocks.

Game Notes:  Western Carolina  -   South Carolina

South Carolina is led by fourth-year head coach Frank Martin, and South Carolina’s 6-0 start to the season is the best start since the 2003-04. This season, the Gamecocks captured the 2015 Paradise Jam championship,defeating Tulsa 83-75 in the finale. The Gamecocks were led by senior forward Laimonas Chatkevicius’ game-best 17.

The Gamecocks are averaging 85.5 points per game, on 46% field goal shooting, also averaging 28.8% from three point range.  SC is averaging 70% from the free throw line. The  Gamecocks have five players averaging double figures, Chatkevivius leads with 16 points per game, followed by Mindaugas Kacinas with 14.5 ppg, Duane Notice with 12.8 ppg, Sindari Thornwell with 11.2 ppg,
and Nucgaek Carrera with 10.8 ppg.

South Carolina has scored at least 83 points in five of six games this season, capped by their 92-point effort vs. Lipscomb in their most recent game. Last season, Carolina eclipsed the 80-point mark just four total times.

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