Dec. 29, 2010
South Carolina vs. Jacksonville State Post-Game Notes (12/29/10)
â€¢ The Gamecocks changed their starting lineup for the first time this season with Damontre Harris starting in the spot held by Malik Cooke. (Harris-Jackson-Muldrow-Richardson-Ellington).
â€¢ In his first career start, Damontre Harris scored the first points of the game with a field goal at 19:44.
â€¢ South Carolina ended a two-game winless streak with the 56-49 victory against Jacksonville State.
â€¢ South Carolina improves to 2-0 against Jacksonville State. The first battle of the Gamecocks was an 89-76 South Carolina victory on November 14, 2008 at Colonial Life Arena.
â€¢ The Gamecocks earned the victory with their lowest scoring output of the year (56), one point shy of the 57 points scored in a 57-41 victory against USC Upstate.
â€¢ The Gamecocks improve to 7-0 at Colonial Life Arena this season. The seven-game home winning streak (7-0) is one shy of the best start to a season at Colonial Life Arena in the Darrin Horn era. The 2008-09 squad also won their first eight home games – the first season of Darrin Horn’s tenure at South Carolina.
â€¢ Having played six games on Fox Sports Carolinas, South Carolina is unbeaten on the channel (6-0) with victories against Elon, Radford, USC Upstate, Delaware State, Clemson and Jacksonville State.
#15 Malik Cooke
â€¢ Went 100% for the game with a 2-for-2 effort from the field and a 2-for-2 effort from the charity stripe.
#12 Ramon Galloway
â€¢ Tied his career high with four made three-pointers. Galloway went 4-for-7 from beyond the arc Wednesday.
â€¢ Set a season high and tied his career high with one block.
#24 Damontre Harris
â€¢ Earned his first career start and responded with a career-high six points to go along with three rebounds and two blocks.
#30 Lakeem Jackson
â€¢ Tied his season high with one block.
#44 Sam Muldrow
â€¢ Earned his third career double-double – and second of the season – with 11 points and 11 rebounds. Muldrow’s other double-double this season came in a 14-point, 14-rebound effort against Wofford.
â€¢ Finished the game with three blocks. He is now 52 blocks away from surpassing Brandon Wallace (249) for first place in Gamecock history in career blocks. Muldrow currently has 198 career blocks.
â€¢ Tied his career high with two steals.
#2 Brian Richardson
â€¢ Tied his career high with one block.
#33 R.J. Slawson
â€¢ Tied his career high with one steal.
â€¢ South Carolina hosts Boston College on New Years Day at 5:30 p.m. The Saturday afternoon matchup will be televised live on ESPNU