Boxscore
South Carolina 82, Wis.-Milwaukee 75
Sunday, November 11, 2012 3:00 PM
Location - The Colonial Center Arena, Columbia, South Carolina
Officials - Mark Nance, Nathan Quick, Michael Stephens
Attendance - 7335

Final Scoring Summary

FinalOT 1 2 X T
Wis.-Milwaukee 38 28 9 75
South Carolina 23 43 16 82

Recap

South Carolina 82, UW-Milwaukee 75 (OT): Miguel Carrera recorded a double-double with 17 points and 15 rebounds as the Gamecocks overcame a 15-point deficit to begin the Frank Martin era with their 13th straight season-opening victory.

Brenton Williams scored 10 of his 14 points in overtime and made four free throws in the final 18 seconds to seal the victory. LaShay Page scored a team-high 19 points as South Carolina (1-0) shot 44.4 percent from the field and 83.9 percent (26-for-31) from the foul line.

After the Panthers (1-1) took a 38-23 lead into halftime, Page scored nine points in a 13-2 South Carolina run to start the second half. Jordan Aaron and Austin Arians responded with 11 straight points to push the cushion back to 15 points with 11:53 left.
 
A three-point play by Page 2:53 later cut the deficit to 54-47 and the Gamecocks scored the last eight points of regulation – capped by two Mindaugas Kacinas free throws with 18 seconds left to tie the game at 66-66 and force overtime.

Aaron scored a game-high 28 points - highlighted by seven 3-pointers - and James Haarsma added 14 points and 10 rebounds for UW-Milwaukee.

GAME NOTEBOOK: South Carolina outrebounded the Panthers 40-26. … Martin took the helm at South Carolina in March after compiling a 117-54 record and four NCAA Tournament appearences in five seasons at Kansas State. ... Lakeem Jackson added 12 points for South Carolina.

Wis.-Milwaukee Panthers

  REBOUNDS  
PLAYER MIN FGM-A 3GM-A FTM-A OFF DEF TOT A PF STL TO BLK PTS
Jordan Aaron 44:00 9-24 7-14 3-4 2 2 4 6 5 3 3 0 28
Thierno Niang 43:00 3-11 2-7 1-4 1 1 2 2 2 2 2 0 9
Demetrius Harris 18:00 3-7 0-0 0-4 2 0 2 0 3 2 1 0 6
James Haarsma 24:00 5-9 2-2 2-2 5 5 10 0 4 0 4 0 14
Christian Wolf 10:00 0-1 0-0 2-2 0 1 1 1 3 0 1 0 2
Kyle Kelm 34:00 2-3 1-2 0-0 1 1 2 3 3 0 1 2 5
J.J. Panoske 1:00 0-1 0-1 0-0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0
Ryan Haggerty 33:00 1-3 0-1 1-3 1 3 4 4 2 0 1 1 3
Evan Richard 3:00 0-1 0-0 0-0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0
Austin Arians 15:00 3-7 2-6 0-0 0 1 1 1 1 0 0 0 8
TOTAL 225 26-67 14-33 9-19 12 14 26 17 24 7 15 3 75
  38.8% 42.4% 47.4% Team Rebs: 7   Total TO: 15

South Carolina Gamecocks

  REBOUNDS  
PLAYER MIN FGM-A 3GM-A FTM-A OFF DEF TOT A PF STL TO BLK PTS
LaShay Page 35:00 7-18 0-6 5-7 0 1 1 2 0 0 1 0 19
Eric Smith 38:00 2-9 0-1 2-2 0 1 1 4 1 1 4 1 6
Michael Carrera 29:00 6-12 0-0 5-5 7 8 15 0 4 0 2 3 17
Lakeem Jackson 40:00 6-10 0-0 0-1 1 5 6 0 1 1 2 1 12
R.J. Slawson 14:00 0-1 0-0 0-0 0 2 2 0 1 0 0 0 0
Brian Richardson 20:00 3-3 0-0 0-0 0 0 0 2 3 1 3 1 6
Brenton Williams 13:00 3-6 0-2 8-8 0 1 1 0 3 1 4 0 14
Mindaugas Kacinas 31:00 1-3 0-1 6-8 6 7 13 3 2 1 1 1 8
Damien Leonard 5:00 0-1 0-1 0-0 1 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0
TOTAL 225 28-63 0-11 26-31 15 25 40 11 16 5 17 7 82
  44.4% 0.0% 83.9% Team Rebs: 5   Total TO: 17
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