Boxscore
Auburn 79, South Carolina 64
Saturday, January 29, 2011 1:30 PM
Location - The Colonial Center Arena, Columbia, South Carolina
Officials - Patrick Adams, Pat Evans, Joe Lindsay
Attendance - 10281

Final Scoring Summary

Final 1 2 T
Auburn 33 46 79
South Carolina 28 36 64

Recap


Rob Chubb scored a career-high 18 points and Josh Wallace added a career-best 17 points, helping Auburn break through for its first SEC win, a 79-64 victory at South Carolina on Saturday.

The Tigers (8-13, 1-6 SEC) created some breathing room with a six-point spurt late in the first half, and they maintained a relatively comfortable cushion the rest of the way. South Carolina (12-7, 3-3 SEC) twice cut it to five in the second half, but Auburn put it away with a 10-0 run that made it 67-52.

Auburn held a 45-32 rebounding edge over the Gamecocks, who entered as the SEC's top rebounding team.

Earnest Ross and Chris Denson added 10 points for the Tigers, who snapped a six-game losing streak with their first win since Jan. 3.

Ramon Galloway scored 20 points, and Sam Muldrow added 14 for South Carolina. Leading scorer Bruce Ellington was held to nine points, his second consecutive game in single digits.

The Gamecocks were 7 for 33 from 3-point range.

Auburn Tigers

  REBOUNDS  
PLAYER MIN FGM-A 3GM-A FTM-A OFF DEF TOT A PF STL TO BLK PTS
Josh Wallace 34:00 5-9 0-0 7-9 0 4 4 3 1 2 2 0 17
Kenny Gabriel 27:00 3-10 0-1 2-2 2 11 13 0 2 0 1 1 8
Earnest Ross 34:00 1-11 1-3 7-8 3 4 7 5 4 1 0 0 10
Rob Chubb 28:00 8-17 0-0 2-3 5 1 6 0 2 0 1 0 18
Allen Payne 31:00 2-5 0-1 2-2 3 5 8 2 2 0 3 0 6
Josh Langford 18:00 1-2 0-0 3-6 0 3 3 0 3 1 2 0 5
Adrian Forbes 10:00 1-2 0-0 1-1 0 1 1 0 2 0 0 1 3
Tony Neysmith 6:00 1-1 0-0 0-0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 2
Chris Denson 12:00 4-5 0-0 2-3 2 1 3 0 0 0 0 0 10
TOTAL 200 26-63 1-5 26-34 15 30 45 10 17 4 9 2 79
  41.3% 20.0% 76.5% Team Rebs: 2   Total TO: 9

South Carolina Gamecocks

  REBOUNDS  
PLAYER MIN FGM-A 3GM-A FTM-A OFF DEF TOT A PF STL TO BLK PTS
Damontre Harris 9:00 2-3 0-0 0-0 1 1 2 0 1 0 0 0 4
Sam Muldrow 37:00 5-11 1-3 3-6 5 4 9 0 1 1 0 5 14
Ramon Galloway 28:00 6-17 2-8 6-8 1 3 4 3 5 0 0 0 20
Brian Richardson 26:00 3-9 2-6 0-1 0 1 1 1 5 1 3 0 8
Bruce Ellington 33:00 4-12 1-7 0-1 0 2 2 4 4 0 3 0 9
Malik Cooke 19:00 2-4 0-1 0-0 2 5 7 0 5 0 0 0 4
Eric Smith 22:00 2-8 1-5 0-0 0 2 2 2 2 0 2 0 5
Stephen Spinella 12:00 0-5 0-3 0-0 2 1 3 0 1 1 0 0 0
R.J. Slawson 6:00 0-1 0-0 0-0 0 2 2 0 1 1 0 1 0
Johndre Jefferson 8:00 0-0 0-0 0-0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 5 0
TOTAL 200 24-70 7-33 9-16 11 21 32 10 26 4 8 11 64
  34.3% 21.2% 56.2% Team Rebs: 3   Total TO: 8
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