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Dec. 11, 2010

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South Carolina vs. Wofford
December 11, 2010 • Columbia, S.C.
Team 1st 2nd Total
Wofford 20 33 53
South Carolina 32 32 64
Coach Horn

COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP)Bruce Ellington scored 18 points and Sam Muldrow added 14 as South Carolina held off a furious second-half charge to defeat Wofford 64-53 on Saturday night.

The Terriers pulled within four points late in the second half before Muldrow and Ellington took control for the Gamecocks (7-1).

Wofford’s Jamar Diggs was called for his second technical foul after a hard foul on Ellington, and South Carolina converted three of the four free throws to take a 52-45 lead with 5:08 remaining.

Muldrow added a 3-pointer on the Gamecocks’ next possession and followed that with a tip-in to give South Carolina a 57-50 advantage.

Ellington’s 3 with just over a minute remaining pushed the lead back to double digits to seal it.

Cameron Rundles led Wofford (4-6) with 20 points. Muldrow added a season-high 14 rebounds and three blocks.