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Jan. 17, 2004

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Jan. 17, 2004
South Carolina vs. Tennessee
The Colonial Center, Columbia, SC

The Gamecocks made 64.7% of its 3-point attempts, which is the highest percentage during Odom’s tenure at USC.

63.6% was the best shooting percentage during Odom’s tenure as well.

This marks Coach Odom’s 50th win as a Gamecock. He now is 50-33 at Carolina. The only USC coach to reach the 50 win mark faster was Frank Johnson in 1974, needing only 79 games.

This ties the biggest margin of victory against a SEC opponent at home since defeating Alabama by 21 points on February 19, 2000.

17,806 were in attendance, making this the biggest crowd to see a Basketball game in the State of South Carolina. This breaks the previous high for a Men’s game set last year against Clemson (17,072) and tops the opening day crowd of 17,712 at the USC Women’s game versus Clemson in 2002.

This is the best start in conference play since the 96-97 team opened 4-0.

Josh Gonner set Career highs in points (24, previous 19), field goals made (10, previous 8), and field goal percentage (.769, previous .667).