Feb. 3, 2011
POST GAME NOTES VS. LSU
– South Carolina improved its overall record to 13-7 and its SEC record to 4-3 with the win at LSU.
– South Carolina snapped a two-game losing streak with the win at LSU – lost to Kentucky (1/22) and Auburn (1/29).
– The win was the second-consecutive road win for the Gamecocks, as the team won on the road at Florida on Jan. 15.
– South Carolina improved its record on the road to 3-4 this season, including a 2-1 mark in SEC play away from Columbia.
– South Carolina shot a season high 82.4% (14-17) from the free throw line, highlighted by freshman point guard Bruce Ellington’s 5-of-6 performance, and junior forward Malik Cooke’s perfect 4-of-4 effort.
– South Carolina out-rebounded the Tigers 34-33. It was the 14th time in 20 games that the Gamecocks have out-rebounded their opponent this season.
– Ellington scored a game high 20 points vs. LSU. 13 of those points coming in the second half. It marked the eighth time he has lead the team in scoring and his seventh 20-point contest this season.
– Sophomore guard Ramon Galloway earned his second-straight start for Carolina, scoring nine points and collecting five rebounds. Galloway also drew two charges and collected one steal, which came with 41 seconds remaining in the contest to help secure the Gamecock victory.
– In his first contest since missing the Auburn game due to a sore left foot, sophomore forward Lakeem Jackson pulled down a team-best eight rebounds, while he scored four points, including a 2-of-3 performance from the charity stripe.
– Jackson tallied a team best four assists vs. LSU. It marked the seventh time this season Jackson has dished at least four assists in a contest.
– Senior forward Sam Muldrow blocked four shots vs. LSU. He is now just seven blocks away from surpassing Brandon Wallace for first place in South Carolina history in career blocks. Muldrow has 243 career blocks after the LSU contest.