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March 15, 2006

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  • Carolina recorded 17 steal’s which is a season high.
  • Tarence Kinsey had 23 points and hit 20+ for the 10th time this year and is just one off his career high (24).
  • Western Kentucky is the third opponent this year to turn the ball over 20 or more times (UT, 21; UNCG, 22).
  • Antoine Tisby recorded a season-high 16 points (previous was 12 vs. 2 teams).
  • Rocky Trice tied his career-high with 7 rebounds.
  • Attendance for tonight’s game was 4732.
  • Tre’ Kelley has five or more assists in 16 games this season.
  • Western Kentucky is the seventh team this season to be held to 20 points or less in a half (1st half, 18). (Others: Georgia, Pittsburgh, Mississippi State, Wofford, and both halves vs. Detroit-Mercy)
  • USC’s starters scored 27 of its 33 points in the first half while the Hilltoppers starters scored 14 of their 18.
  • Carolina leads the overall series over WKU, 4-1. The Hilltoppers took the previous meeting between the two teams, 73-69, on Nov. 28, 1980. WKU has played in Columbia once – Feb. 23, 1980 – and the Gamecocks won 73-63 in double OT.
  • The Rumph on the back of the WKY jersey’s is in memory of Danny Rumph who died on Mother’s Day and would have been a senior. This is only the second time they’ve worn the jerseys (in a 65-69 loss vs. Georgia 11/26/05).
  • Tarence Kinsey moved past Jamel Bradley (1107) to No. 27 on the all-time points scored list with 1109 (16:36. 1st half).
  • Tre’Kelley is No. 3 in single season games started at 34 – he needs 1 to move to No. 2 and 3 to tie Chuck Edison’s record at 37 starts in a season.