Jan. 1, 2011
South Carolina vs. Boston College Post-Game Notes (1/1/11)
â€¢ The Gamecocks used the starting lineup of Harris-Jackson-Muldrow-Richardson-Ellington for the second consecutive game after playing the first 10 games of the season with a lineup of Cooke-Jackson-Muldrow-Richardson-Ellington.
â€¢ Boston College was held without a block in the contest, marking the first time the Gamecocks held an opponent to zero blocks since January 5, 2010 (Longwood) – a span of 28 games. It was also the second straight game that Boston College failed to record a blocked shot.
â€¢ The two teams combined to set a Colonial Life Arena record for 3-pointer attempts in a single game. South Carolina (7-for-26) and Boston College (13-for-32) combined to attempt 58 3-pointers, surpassing the previous record of 56 attempts set in a 90-82 South Carolina victory against Alabama on February 4, 2004. â€¢ South Carolina committed a season-low seven turnovers while forcing Boston College into 14 turnovers.
â€¢ The Gamecocks drop their first match at Colonial Life Arena this season, falling to 7-1 at home.
#15 Malik Cooke
â€¢ Tied his season and Gamecock high with 13 points.
â€¢ Tied his Gamecock high with one blocked shot.
#23 Bruce Ellington
â€¢ Did not commit a turnover in the game, a career first for the point guard.
#12 Ramon Galloway
â€¢ Tied his career high with three assists The last time he registered three assists was in the victory against Delaware State on December 1.
â€¢ Set a career high with three steals.
â€¢ Has continued his hot streak by hitting double-figures for the third straight game. Galloway scored 11 at Furman and 15 against Jacksonville State before scoring 15 Saturday.
#30 Lakeem Jackson
â€¢ Set a career high with five assists.
#32 Johndre Jefferson
â€¢ Tied his season high with one steal.
#44 Sam Muldrow
â€¢ Finished the game with two blocks and now has joined the 200-block club. He is now 50 blocks away from surpassing Brandon Wallace (249) for first place in Gamecock history in career blocks. Muldrow currently has 200 career blocks.
â€¢ South Carolina hosts South Carolina State on Tuesday at 7 p.m. The game will be broadcast live by Fox Sports Carolinas from Colonial Life Arena, marking South Carolina’s seventh appearance on the channel this season.