Dec. 28, 2005
Tonight’s attendance was 9,579.
The loss snapped Carolina’s eight game home winning streak. The loss dropped USC to 31-2 vs. non-conference competition in the Colonial Center and 41-3 overall non-conference action at home under Odom.
Antoine Tisby tied his season high in points. (12 vs. Western Carolina on 11/18/05)
Pitt’s bench outscored USC’s bench 27-12.
The 20 points by Pitt is the fewest that they have scored in a half this season. Their previous low was 30 points scored in the second half against Maine. It marked the first time this season that the Panthers trailed at halftime.
South Carolina bench scored 12 points in tonight’s game against Pitt. All 12 points from the bench were scored from Antoine Tisby.
South Carolina leads the overall series, 5-2, with Pitt taking the last two meetings.
The Panthers were the first non-conference ranked opponent to play South Carolina in the Colonial Center.
Tonight was BJ McKie Night with the University of South Carolina retiring his jersey.