Jan. 4, 2011
COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) – Brian Richardson and Lakeem Jackson scored 17 points each as South Carolina rebounded from its first home loss of the season with a 91-56 victory over South Carolina State on Tuesday night.
The Gamecocks (9-4) used a 24-3 run to blitz the Bulldogs (4-9) of the MEAC at the end of the first half and took a 44-22 lead into the break. South Carolina, in its final nonconference game, then opened the second half on a 20-11 spurt in the first five minutes to record their largest margin of victory of the season.
South Carolina, bouncing back from a New Year’s Day loss to Boston College, finished with 15 blocked shots, one off the school record.
Darnell Porter led the Bulldogs with 16 points.