South Carolina 63, Manhattan 57

Saturday, December 22, 2012 5:30 PM
Location - Barclays Center, Brooklyn, New York
Officials - Peter Juzenas, Steve McJunkins, Jeff Smith
Attendance - N/A

Final Scoring Summary

Final 1 2 T
South Carolina 36 27 63
Manhattan 30 27 57

Recap


South Carolina 63, Manhattan 57: Brenton Williams scored 11 of his 17 points in the second half and South Carolina outlasted Manhattan in the Brooklyn Hoops Holiday Invitational at the Barclays Center in Brooklyn, N.Y.

Michael Carrera added 13 points and Brian Richardson came off the bench to score 12 as the Gamecocks (8-3) won their third consecutive game.

Freshman reserve Shane Richards buried six 3-pointers and scored 18 points to pace Manhattan (3-7), which saw the momentum turn when coach Steve Masiello picked up a technical foul with just over 12 1/2 minutes left and his team ahead by three points.

The Gamecocks hit all four free throws and Richardson converted a three-point play to cap a 10-0 run to put the Gamecocks ahead to stay.

A 3-pointer by Williams pushed South Carolina's lead to 58-47 with 4:59 remaining but the Jaspers had one last response, getting 3-pointers from Richards and Mohamed Koita to pull within 60-57 with 1:21 left.

GAME NOTEBOOK: Gamecocks G LaShay Page missed the game for what the school termed an athletic issue. The team also was without G Bruce Ellington, who rejoined the football team to practice for the Outback Bowl against Michigan. ... Donovan Kates scored 13 points and Rhamel Brown added 10 and nine rebounds for the Jaspers. ... Lakeem Jackson hauled down 11 boards to help South Carolina to a 31-21 edge on the glass. The Gamecocks have outrebounded 10 of 11 opponents.

South Carolina Gamecocks

  REBOUNDS  
PLAYER MIN FGM-A 3GM-A FTM-A OFF DEF TOT A PF STL TO BLK PTS
Michael Carrera 26:00 4-7 1-1 4-6 3 4 7 1 3 0 4 0 13
Mindaugas Kacinas 16:00 0-1 0-0 0-0 0 1 1 0 3 0 1 0 0
Eric Smith 28:00 1-5 0-3 1-1 0 2 2 3 1 0 7 0 3
Brenton Williams 35:00 5-11 3-8 4-5 0 1 1 2 2 2 0 1 17
Brian Richardson 23:00 3-13 2-7 4-5 2 1 3 0 3 1 1 0 12
Laimonas Chatkevicius 7:00 1-1 0-0 0-0 1 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 2
Damien Leonard 13:00 0-2 0-1 0-0 0 1 1 1 3 1 1 0 0
R.J. Slawson 18:00 2-4 0-0 3-6 2 2 4 0 1 2 1 0 7
Lakeem Jackson 34:00 4-5 0-0 1-2 3 8 11 3 3 0 3 0 9
TOTAL 200 20-49 6-20 17-25 11 20 31 10 19 6 19 1 63
  40.8% 30.0% 68.0% Team Rebs: 11   Total TO: 19

Manhattan Jaspers

  REBOUNDS  
PLAYER MIN FGM-A 3GM-A FTM-A OFF DEF TOT A PF STL TO BLK PTS
Donovan Kates 23:00 2-8 1-5 8-10 2 1 3 1 1 0 1 0 13
RaShawn Stores 22:00 0-5 0-2 0-0 0 1 1 3 4 3 2 0 0
Mohamed Koita 19:00 2-4 1-2 0-0 2 1 3 0 0 0 2 0 5
Rhamel Brown 30:00 4-5 0-0 2-10 4 5 9 0 5 4 1 3 10
Emmy Andujar 25:00 2-3 0-1 0-0 0 1 1 1 2 0 3 0 4
Roberto Colonette 12:00 2-2 0-0 1-2 0 1 1 0 2 0 1 1 5
CJ Jones 12:00 0-2 0-1 2-2 0 2 2 2 1 1 0 0 2
Michael Alvarado 21:00 0-3 0-1 0-0 1 0 1 6 2 4 1 0 0
Ryan McCoy 12:00 0-1 0-1 0-0 0 0 0 2 1 0 0 0 0
Shane Richards 23:00 6-12 6-11 0-0 0 0 0 1 3 1 0 0 18
Adam Lacey 1:00 0-0 0-0 0-0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
TOTAL 200 18-45 8-24 13-24 9 12 21 16 21 13 11 4 57
  40.0% 33.3% 54.2% Team Rebs: 2   Total TO: 11