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March 6, 2005

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The 30 points by Carlos Powell are the most by a Gamecock this year and the most since Mike Boynton, Jr. had 32 points on 3/11/04 against Arkansas in the SEC Tourney … The 11 field goals he made was also a career high. (9 vs. Clemson, 12-6-03, Temple, 11-27-04, Vanderbilt, 3-2-05) … Carlos Powell’s points put him in 20 + for the ninth time in his career and the 30 points are a new career high … He is currently No. 11 on the career points list with 1433- moving ahead of Melvin Watson at 1424 and 6 from moving into the top 10 (Jo Jo English, 1439) … Carlos Powell is in double figures for the 25th time this year and the 80th time in his career … With play in the Ole Miss game, senior Carlos Powell breaks Mike Boynton, Jr.’s career games played record today with 126 games played and counting.

The 13 steals were the third highest total for USC this season. USC totaled 19 against Western Carolina, 14 against Clemson and had 13 against East Carolina … USC has nine games in which they had 10 steals or more.

The 7 blocks are the third highest total for USC this season … The Gamecocks recorded 10 against Georgia on 1-8-05, 8 vs. SC State, and 7 vs. Arkansas … USC has at least 3 blocks in 10 straight games.

The 9 turnovers are the second fewest for Carolina this season … The season low is 8 against Alabama and USC had 9 against Appalachian State, LSU and today against Mississippi … USC has 9 or fewer turnovers in four games this season.

USC has trailed at home at half-time this year (Clemson, SC State, Vandy and Ole Miss) and 3 of those games have gone to overtime (CU, SCSU and UM) … This was USC’s third overtime game this year (2-1) and it was their first overtime game with Ole Miss … USC is 40-35 and 20-22 at home over the years … USC is 7-7 in SEC overtime games ..

Today’s attendance is 9,227 — it’s only the third time in 24 SEC home games since the Colonial Center opened 3 years ago the attendance has been under 10,000 (and all crowds have been over 9,200) …

Tre’ Kelley’s four rebounds today tied his season high of 4 against Temple on 11-27-04 and SC State on 12-22-04.

USC started its four seniors today (Land, Chappell, Gonner and Powell) and Tarence Kinsey. It is the first career start for Jon Land, the seventh career start for John Chappell, the 42nd career start for Josh Gonner and the 82nd career start for Carlos Powell.

Brandon Wallace tied his career high with 5 blocks. (Appalachian State, 1-2-04)

Tarence Kinsey tied his season high with 4 steals. (Appalachian State 12-1-04, Kansas 12-18-04)