Vanderbilt 58, South Carolina 51

Saturday, January 19, 2013 1:30 PM
Location - The Colonial Center Arena, Columbia, South Carolina
Officials - Steven Anderson, Doug Sirmons, Mark Whitehead
Attendance - 11175

Final Scoring Summary

Final 1 2 T
Vanderbilt 24 34 58
South Carolina 19 32 51

Recap


Vanderbilt 58, South Carolina 51:
Kyle Fuller scored 12 points off the bench, and the visiting Commodores posted their first SEC victory.

Dai-Jon Parker added 11 points for Vanderbilt (7-9, 1-3 SEC), which did not have another double-figure scorer. The Commodores picked up the win despite taking 22 less shots than South Carolina, missing 13 free throws (20 of 33) and committing 18 turnovers.

Reserve Brenton Williams led the way with 16 points for the Gamecocks (11-6, 1-3) but was 3-for-10 from the field.  Nobody made more than three field goals for South Carolina, which shot 23.7 percent (14-of-59) despite taking 22 more shots than Vanderbilt.

Vanderbilt used a 10-0 run and sprinted to a 15-8 lead with over 10 minutes remaining on Fuller's 3-pointer. After South Carolina ended a scoring drought of nearly 10 minutes that saw them miss 11 straight shots, the Gamecocks were within one point but consecutive layups by Fuller and Sheldon Jeter gave the Commodores a 24-19 lead at halftime.
 
The Commodores held a 45-35 lead with 8:35 remaining, but the Gamecocks used a 14-6 run to get within 51-49 with 2:56 to play on Bruce Ellington's jumper. South Carolina could not get any closer as Vanderbilt made 7 of 12 foul shots in the final 76 seconds to clinch it while the Gamecocks missed eight of their final nine shots.

GAME NOTEBOOKEllington had reached double figures in his first four games against Vanderbilt but was held to seven points on 2-of-13 shooting. ... G Kedren Johnson, Vanderbilt's leading scorer, was held to three points and missed all six of his field-goal attempts. ... South Carolina F Lakeem Jackson picked up 10 rebounds and surpassed 500 for his career.

Vanderbilt Commodores

  REBOUNDS  
PLAYER MIN FGM-A 3GM-A FTM-A OFF DEF TOT A PF STL TO BLK PTS
Rod Odom 30:00 2-3 1-2 3-4 1 3 4 1 3 0 1 0 8
Kedren Johnson 23:00 0-6 0-3 3-4 1 7 8 4 4 0 4 1 3
Dai-Jon Parker 31:00 2-7 1-2 6-7 0 5 5 3 3 0 5 0 11
Shelby Moats 14:00 1-2 0-0 1-2 0 0 0 1 4 0 2 0 3
Sheldon Jeter 23:00 3-4 0-1 2-5 2 4 6 1 3 0 1 0 8
Kyle Fuller 28:00 3-5 2-2 4-8 0 5 5 2 0 0 2 0 12
Josh Henderson 21:00 2-6 0-0 1-2 1 2 3 0 2 1 2 1 5
Kevin Bright 30:00 3-4 2-3 0-1 1 6 7 3 2 0 1 0 8
TOTAL 200 16-37 6-13 20-33 6 32 38 15 21 1 18 2 58
  43.2% 46.2% 60.6% Team Rebs: 2   Total TO: 18

South Carolina Gamecocks

  REBOUNDS  
PLAYER MIN FGM-A 3GM-A FTM-A OFF DEF TOT A PF STL TO BLK PTS
Michael Carrera 27:00 3-9 0-0 2-3 2 7 9 0 4 1 2 1 8
Laimonas Chatkevicius 7:00 0-2 0-1 2-2 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 2
Lakeem Jackson 33:00 2-6 0-0 2-4 5 5 10 1 3 0 0 0 6
Eric Smith 28:00 1-5 0-2 3-3 0 1 1 0 1 0 0 0 5
Bruce Ellington 34:00 2-13 0-5 3-4 1 3 4 2 5 3 1 0 7
Brenton Williams 25:00 3-10 3-7 7-8 0 2 2 2 3 1 1 0 16
Brian Richardson 20:00 3-8 1-4 0-1 3 0 3 1 2 2 1 1 7
Mindaugas Kacinas 4:00 0-1 0-0 0-0 0 1 1 0 1 0 0 0 0
Damien Leonard 6:00 0-2 0-1 0-0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
R.J. Slawson 16:00 0-3 0-1 0-0 0 2 2 1 3 2 2 0 0
TOTAL 200 14-59 4-21 19-25 11 21 32 7 24 9 7 2 51
  23.7% 19.0% 76.0% Team Rebs: 1   Total TO: 7