Boxscore
Vanderbilt 59, South Carolina 48
Wednesday, February 22, 2012 8:00 PM
Location - Memorial Gym, Nashville, Tennessee
Officials - Roger Ayers, Karl Hess, Ted Valentine
Attendance - 13705

Final Scoring Summary

Final 1 2 T
South Carolina 22 26 48
Vanderbilt 22 37 59

Recap


VANDERBILT 59, SOUTH CAROLINA 48: John Jenkins scored 21 points, including three 3-pointers, as the host Commodores turned back a determined upset bid and gave coach Kevin Stallings his eighth 20-win season.

Vanderbilt, which has won three straight, swept the season series and remained in third place in the Southeastern Conference.

Vanderbilt (20-8, 9-4 SEC) didn’t have its usual success from the outside, hitting only 4 of 16 3-pointers, but had success inside with Festus Ezeli scoring 14 and Lance Goulbourne getting 12 points and eight rebounds.

South Carolina (10-17, 2-11) got 15 points, four assists and four rebounds from Bruce Ellington, who had 20 points in the first meeting. Damien Leonard added 10, but made only 2 of 12 3-point tries.

South Carolina was 8 for 25 from 3-point range, which led to the Gamecocks only getting to the free throw line four times.

GAME NOTEBOOK:
Jeffery Taylor was held to four points, his lowest output of the season, which snapped a 25-game stretch of double-figure scoring. ... Vanderbilt leads the series 26-24.

South Carolina Gamecocks

  REBOUNDS  
PLAYER MIN FGM-A 3GM-A FTM-A OFF DEF TOT A PF STL TO BLK PTS
Malik Cooke 32:00 3-10 2-6 0-0 0 3 3 1 2 2 1 0 8
Bruce Ellington 35:00 5-13 3-4 2-2 1 3 4 4 2 0 2 0 15
R.J. Slawson 14:00 0-0 0-0 0-0 0 2 2 1 4 0 3 0 0
Carlton Geathers 8:00 1-2 0-0 0-0 2 0 2 0 2 0 1 0 2
Damien Leonard 34:00 4-15 2-10 0-0 1 0 1 0 3 1 1 0 10
Anthony Gill 23:00 1-3 0-1 0-0 1 1 2 1 4 1 2 0 2
Damontre Harris 32:00 2-3 0-0 2-2 4 2 6 1 2 1 1 4 6
Lakeem Jackson 8:00 0-1 0-0 0-0 0 2 2 1 0 0 0 0 0
Eric Smith 1:00 0-1 0-0 0-0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0
Brenton Williams 13:00 2-7 1-2 0-0 1 1 2 0 1 0 0 0 5
TOTAL 200 18-55 8-23 4-4 10 15 25 9 20 5 11 4 48
  32.7% 34.8% 100.0% Team Rebs: 2   Total TO: 11

Vanderbilt Commodores

  REBOUNDS  
PLAYER MIN FGM-A 3GM-A FTM-A OFF DEF TOT A PF STL TO BLK PTS
Festus Ezeli 18:00 3-4 0-0 8-8 1 3 4 0 3 1 3 5 14
Lance Goulbourne 31:00 2-6 1-2 7-8 2 6 8 2 4 2 3 0 12
Jeffery Taylor 30:00 1-8 0-5 2-4 2 3 5 1 0 1 2 2 4
Brad Tinsley 31:00 2-6 0-2 2-2 0 2 2 5 0 0 0 0 6
John Jenkins 36:00 6-10 3-6 6-6 0 3 3 1 1 0 1 2 21
Kedren Johnson 15:00 1-3 0-0 0-0 1 1 2 0 0 0 2 0 2
Rod Odom 12:00 0-1 0-1 0-0 0 0 0 2 1 0 0 0 0
Steve Tchiengang 19:00 0-1 0-0 0-0 2 3 5 1 0 0 1 0 0
Dai-Jon Parker 8:00 0-0 0-0 0-0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0
Shelby Moats 0:00 0-0 0-0 0-0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
TOTAL 200 15-39 4-16 25-28 8 22 30 12 9 4 12 9 59
  38.5% 25.0% 89.3% Team Rebs: 4   Total TO: 12
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