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Feb. 16, 2005

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– USC’s largest win against UK was 13 when USC defeated the Wildcats 70-57 in the 2002 SEC Tournament

– UK had won 19 straight SEC games (including postseason play)

– It is USC’s first win against UK in Columbia since the 1996-97 season and their first since the 2002 SEC Tournament

– Carlos Powell is in double figures for the 20th time this year and the 75th time in his career

– Powell scored 12 of his 14 in the second half Tarence Kinsey is in double figures for the 12th time this year and the 26th time in his career

– Antoine Tisby is in double figures the 3rd time this year …. Tisby scored 13 points and that is more than what he has had in his last five games combined (that he has played in)

– The .353 shooting percentage for UK is their third lowest total this season (.309 vs. Kansas, .351 vs. Louisville) UK had shot 43% or better from the floor in their last six games.

– UK committed 21 turnovers tonight. The previous team high this season was 19 (Georgia, and Arkansas)

– Tre’ Kelley’s block was his first this season and his second of his career (1st vs. Campbell last year)

– Tonight’s attendance is 16,107 — it’s USC’s 20th crowd of 10,000 plus in 22 SEC games at the Colonial Center.

– The 23 points by UK in the first half are the third lowest this season (16: Louisville and Ole Miss) They were losing both of those games at the half but won both of them.

– USC has either been tied or led at the break in 8 of 11 SEC games this season …

– USC’s bench has outscored UK’s bench 11-3 in the first half. USC won the overall total 32-21 (USC 21-18 in the second half)

– Georgia blocked 6 USC shots on 1/8/05 – and it was the most against the Gamecocks until tonight when UK blocked 8 shots

– Tarence Kinsey had two assists tonight and he hasn’t had a single assist in the last three games.