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1 1 2 3 South Carolina 55 S.C. State 52 Nov. 10, 2006 (6,307) Tre Kelley scored 15 points, including the go-ahead free throw with 1:03 left, and South Carolina improved to 15-0 all-time against S.C. State with a opening night victory. The defeat spoiled the coaching debut of SCSU's Jamal Brown, who went to the NCAAs with them as a player and an assistant. Brandon Wallace had 14 points and nine rebounds for South Carolina while Day finished with 12 points, 10 of them in the second half. The Gamecocks trailed with 9:15 to go after Marcus McCants third 3-pointer. But Kelley and Dwayne Day brought USC back. Day had four baskets, two of them off sharp passes from Kelley, during a 14-3 run that put the Gamecocks ahead, SCSU came back one last time, tying the game at 52 on Thomas Bookman s 3 from the right corner with 1:26 to go. Kelley drove the lane on USC s next possession and got fouled, making the first of his two free throws. Travis Jones, SCSU s top scorer with 14 points, had two chances in the last minute. However, he was called for a jump ball turnover as he bobbled the ball while going up for a shot. Then after Gamecock freshman Brandis Raley-Ross added two foul shots, Jones long 3 in the final seconds bounced away. USC opened just 2 of 12 from the field over the first six minutes. Then after hitting five of seven shots to take a 15-8 lead, SCSU rallied back with some long outside shots. Marcus McCants had two 3-pointers and Travis Jones another long-range basket as the Bulldogs tied things at 28. But Wallace finished a three-on-one break with a rousing dunk in the final seconds to put USC up at halftime. SC State Jones f Mason f Carter c Davis g Baker g Bookman Sago Flagler McCants Carter Totals TOTAL FG% 1st Half: % 2nd Half: % Game: 42.6% 3-Pt. FG% 1st Half: % 2nd Half: % Game: 38.9% F Throw % 1st Half: % 2nd Half: % Game: 71.4% Archie f Day f Wallace c Kelley g Sheldon g Raley-Ross Baniulis Carter Totals TOTAL FG% 1st Half: % 2nd Half: % Game: 33.9% 3-Pt. FG% 1st Half: % 2nd Half: % Game: 5.6% F Throw % 1st Half: % 2nd Half: % Game: 69.6% DEADBALL REBOUNDS: 3, 1 Officials: Tom Lopes, Bert Smith, Tim Clougherty Technical fouls: South Carolina State-None. South Carolina-None. Attendance: 6307 South Carolina State South Carolina UC-Irvine 67 South Carolina 52 Nov. 14, 2006 Irvine, CA Bren Events Center (2,328) UCI's Adam Templeton scored 16 points and grabbed 10 rebounds to lead UC Irvine past Carolina, South Carolina's Brandis Raley-Ross led the Gamecocks with 14 points off the bench, and Bryce Sheldon scored 12 points. Tre' Kelley scored 10 points with 4 assists after playing just seven minutes in the first half after picking up three fouls early. Raley-Ross converted a layup to give South Carolina a lead with 7:02 left in the first half, but Irvine went on a 15-3 run to lead at halftime. The Anteaters got their largest lead of the night when Marcus McIntosh hit a three-pointer to put UCI up with about 15 minutes left in the second half. South Carolina closed to within 10 points several times late in the game, but the Anteaters were 9 of 11 on free throws in the final 1:43 to maintain their double-digit lead. UCI outrebounded South Carolina and shot 46.7 percent from the field to USC s 35.6 percent. USC continued poor shooting from beyond the arc, making 4-24 shots (16.7%). Kelley g Sheldon f Archie f Day g Wallace c Raley-Ross Baniulis Totals TOTAL FG% 1st Half: % 2nd Half: % Game: 35.6% 3-Pt. FG% 1st Half: % 2nd Half: % Game: 16.7% F Throw % 1st Half: % 2nd Half: % Game: 66.7% UC-Irvine Awaji Sanders DeCasas Templeton Fells Hunter McIntosh Osborn Gieler Totals TOTAL FG% 1st Half: % 2nd Half: % Game: 46.7% 3-Pt. FG% 1st Half: % 2nd Half: % Game: 40.0% F Throw % 1st Half: % 2nd Half: % Game: 72.4% Officials: Jim Stupin, Bill Vinovich, Duane Allen Technical fouls: South Carolina- None. UC Irvine-None. Attendance: 2328 South Carolina UC Irvine South Carolina 80 Southern California 74 Nov. 16, 2006 Los Angeles, CA Galen Center (7,512) Tre' Kelley scored 11 of his 26 points in overtime and Bryce Sheldon added a career-high 22 points, helping South Carolina defeat Southern California and spoil the Trojans season opener in their new on-campus arena. After playing in the Los Angeles Sports Arena since 1959, the Trojans move to the 10,258-seat Galen Center filled about 60 percent of the seats for the first men s game, although the student section was jammed with fans wearing white T-shirts reading Trojans 12 We Remember on the front and Ryan Francis number and nickname Franchise on the back. Southern California freshman Taj Gibson missed a jumper down low in the closing seconds of regulation. South Carolina got the rebound and Brandis Raley- Ross drove to the basket, tossing up a one-handed layup that missed as time expired. The Gamecocks (2-1) got 17 points from Raley- Ross, including a dunk that forced overtime. Gibson led four Southern California players in double figures with 16 before fouling out of his college debut. Nick Young added 15, freshman Daniel Hackett had 13 and Lodrick Stewart 11. Carolina dominated the five-minute overtime, taking a lead on a 3-pointer and driving layin by Kelley. Stewart s 3-pointer cut Southern California s deficit to with 1:20 left, but the Trojans were forced to foul and South Carolina hit its free throws down the stretch. The Trojans held themselves together after spending halftime on the court for the tribute to Francis, while the Gamecocks retreated to their locker room. Trailing 34-31, South Carolina scored four in a row to open the second half. Southern California went on an 11-5 run to regain a lead. The game went back and forth the rest of the way, with neither team leading by more than five points. Southern California s only other meeting with South Carolina also went to overtime, with the Gamecocks winning that one in Columbia, S.C., on Dec. 22, Sheldon f Archie f Wallace c Kelley g Day g Raley-Ross Konate, Carter Totals TOTAL FG% 1st Half: % 2 nd Half: % Game: 38.8% 3-Pt. FG% 1st Half: % 2nd Half: % Game: 41.4% F Throw % 1st Half: % 2nd Half: % Game: 76.2% DEADBALL REBOUNDS: 3, 1 Southern Carlifornia Young f Gibson f N diaye c Stewart g Hackett g Galloway Lewis Wilkinson Cromwell Totals TOTAL FG% 1st Half: % 2nd Half: % Game: 35.2% 3-Pt. FG% 1st Half: % 2nd Half: % Game: 17.6% F Throw % 1st Half: % 2nd Half: % Game: 84.0%, 1 Officials: Mark Reischling, David Hall, Frank Harvey III Technical fouls: South Carolina-None. USC-None. Attendance: 7512 Score by Periods 1st 2nd OT Total South Carolina USC

2 4 South Carolina 75 Lipscomb 68 Nov. 19, 2006 (12,626) Dominique Archie and Brandon Wallace each scored a career-high 20 points as USC rallied from a 14-point first-half deficit to beat Lipscomb Archie, who had just seven points on 3-of-10 shooting in the first three games, also pulled down 10 rebounds, becoming the first Gamecock freshman to have a double-double since Archie, who hit eight of nine field goals, is the first South Carolina freshman to score 20 points since LU, which hit 31% of its 3-pointers coming into the game, nailed 13 of 27 treys to try to give coach Scott Sanderson his 200th victory against his alma mater. Tre' Kelley scored 16 points and became the 39th player in school history to score 1,000 points. True freshman Brandis Raley-Ross tied his career high with 17 points for the Gamecocks (3-1). Lipscomb was led by Trey Williams, who hit seven of 13 3-pointers and scored a career-high 24 points. Brian Fisk added 16 points. With the score tied at 55, the Gamecocks went on a 9-0 run behind Wallace, who hit his second 3-pointer and a pair of foul shots, to go up with 2:12 left on Kelley s two free throws. Lipscomb never got closer than five after that as USC hit nine of 10 foul shots down the stretch. USC scored the final nine points of the first half to rally from 14 points down to pull to at halftime. LU hit seven of 15 3-pointers, including three in the first four minutes to bolt to an 11-2 lead that the Bisons stretched to on Eddie Ards two foul shots with 6:41 left. But USC rallied. Archie's follow with 1:42 - USC's first second-chance points of the game - started a late run that included four foul shots and a 3-pointer by Raley-Ross. Lipscomb Ard f Daniels f Hopkins c Williams g Fisk g Williams Teller Pfaff Lusck TEAM 1 1 Totals TOTAL FG% 1st Half: % 2nd Half: % Game: 43.4% 3-Pt. FG% 1st Half: % 2nd Half: % Game: 43.3% F Throw % 1st Half: % 2nd Half: % Game: 75.0% DEADBALL REBOUNDS: 3,2 Sheldon f Archie f Wallace c Kelley g Day g Raley-Ross Konate Baniulis Totals TOTAL FG% 1st Half: % 2nd Half: % Game: 53.1% 3-Pt. FG% 1st Half: % 2nd Half: % Game: 33.3% F Throw % 1st Half: % 2nd Half: % Game: 85.7% Officials: Karl Hess, Eric Dalen, Brent Barnaky Technical fouls: Lipscomb-None. South Carolina-None. Attendance: Lipscomb South Carolina South Carolina 74 The Citadel 59 Nov. 27, 2006 Charleston, SC McAlister Field House (3802) Dominique Archie had 16 points and eight rebounds to lead Carolina to a win over The Citadel. The Gamecocks had trouble shaking the Bulldogs, who trailed with just under 13 minutes to go. But South Carolina went on a 9-2 run over the next 3 1/2 minutes to take an 11-point lead. A couple of baskets by The Citadel cut the deficit to with 6:32 left, but the Bulldogs wouldn t get any closer. The Gamecocks shot 56 percent (28-of-50) for the field and made nine of their 20 3-pointers, compared to 37.7 percent (23-of-61) shooting from the field for The Citadel. The Bulldogs had 17 offensive rebounds compared to eight for South Carolina. Tre' Kelley scored 15 points and had seven assists, while Brandon Wallace added 10 points and five blocks for the Gamecocks. Donny McLendon had 17 points, Kevin Hammack added 16 points and J Mel Everhart pulled down 14 rebounds for The Citadel. Sheldon f Archie f Wallace c Kelley g Raley-Ross g Day Konate Baniulis Chambers Carter Totals TOTAL FG% 1st Half: % 2 nd Half: % Game: 56.0% 3-Pt. FG% 1st Half: % 2nd Half: % Game: 45.0% F Throw % 1st Half: % 2nd Half: Game:69.2% The Citadel EVERHART f NELSON f MCLENDON g DIASPARRA g HAMMACK g VALIULIS BRICK STREETER Totals TOTAL FG% 1st Half: % 2nd Half: % Game: 37.7% 3-Pt. FG% 1st Half: % 2nd Half: % Game: 42.1% F Throw % 1st Half: % 2nd Half: % Game: 50.0% Officials: Mike Nance, Billy Dunlap, Chuck Jones Technical fouls: South Carolina- None. The Citadel-None. Attendance: 3802 South Carolina The Citadel Clemson 74 South Carolina 53 Dec. 2, 2006 (14540) James Mays had 16 of his 21 points in the second half to lead Clemson to a 9-0 start for the third time in four seasons after a victory over rival South Carolina. South Carolina struggled from the outside, making only one of 13 attempts from behind the arc. Tre Kelley, the Gamecocks top scorer coming in, led the way with 15 points. But Kelley was off target as well, missing 11 of his 18 shots. The Tigers pulled away at the end of the first half after K.C. Rivers hit a jumper and two 3-pointers for a lead. It was Clemson s third-straight victory in the series. Mays finished a three-point play with 8:57 left that extended the lead to Three minutes or so later, Mays completed another three-point play as the Tigers went up Mays also had seven rebounds, helping Clemson to a dominating edge on the boards. Vernon Hamilton added 12 points while Rivers finished with 10 points and eight rebounds. The Gamecocks were down with 1:31 left in the first half. That s when Rivers turned things around. After Dominique Archie turned the ball over, Clemson found Rivers for a 3-pointer. Then Kelley missed another shot and Hamilton passed to a wide-open Rivers, who hit a second 3 with four seconds to go. 6 Clemson Perry f Mays f Booker c Hamilton g Hammonds g Rivers Tyler Sykes Potter Morris Powell Petrukonis Totals TOTAL FG% 1st Half: % 2nd Half: % Game: 45.5% 3-Pt. FG% 1st Half: % 2nd Half: % Game: 26.3% F Throw % 1st Half: % 2nd Half: % Game: 69.2% Sheldon f Archie f Wallace c Kelley g Raley-Ross g Day Ousmane Baniulis Totals TOTAL FG% 1st Half: % 2nd Half: % Game: 39.6% 3-Pt. FG% 1st Half: % 2nd Half: % Game: 7.7% F Throw % 1st Half: % 2nd Half: % Game: 62.5% Officials: Tony Greene, Joe Lindsay, Tom Eades Technical fouls: Clemson-None. SC-None. Attendance: Clemson SC

3 7 South Carolina 67 Coll. of Charleston 55 Dec. 5, 2006 (14,760) Brandon Wallace had a career-high 22 points, nine rebounds and eight blocks to lead Carolina to a victory over College of Charleston, spoiling the return of Cougars coach Bobby Cremins (former Gamecock). The South Carolina senior surpassed his career performance of 20 points, set against Lipscomb earlier this season. He also matched his previous high of seven blocks in the first half, several times swatting back the inside attempts of Cougars forward Jermaine Johnson. Wallace, at 6-foot-9, even knocked down a 3-pointer in a first-half run by the Gamecocks (5-2) that turned a tight game into a blowout. Coming in, this one was about Cremins, the whitehaired wonder lured down South from the Bronx by the late Frank McGuire nearly four decades ago to help build a Southern basketball power. He got a pleasant reception from the - just about all fans heeding Odom s call not to boo their former hero for jilting the Gamecocks 13 years ago. Early on, Cremins looked like he might again succeed on campus. The Cougars (3-6) led 13-9 with 14:07 left in the first half after Dontaye Draper s two foul shots. But then South Carolina, fueled by some on-target long-range shooting, took control. Dwayne Day made two 3-pointers during the stretch, with Bryce Sheldon, Wallace and Brandis Raley-Ross getting one apiece. The surge ended when Day took a pass from Tre Kelley and jammed home the basket to make put the Gamecocks ahead Wallace scored the first five points of the second half to push South Carolina s lead to Charleston did not get closer than 10 points the rest of the way. Day had 17 points for South Carolina and made three of the team s seven 3-pointers. David Lawrence led the Cougars with 21 points and Draper added 20 in Charleston s fourth straight loss. Coll. of Charleston MCCANDIES JOHNSON DRAPER LAWRENCE WHITE JR DICKERSON SKRIPKAUSKAS HAMMOND DIARRA Totals TOTAL FG% 1st Half: % 2nd Half: % Game: 38.5% 3-Pt. FG% 1st Half: % 2nd Half: % Game: 40.0% F Throw % 1st Half: % 2nd Half: % Game: 70.0% Archie f Day f Wallace c Kelley g Raley-Ross g Sheldon Konate Baniulis Totals TOTAL FG% 1st Half: % 2nd Half: % Game: 42.9% 3-Pt. FG% 1st Half: % 2nd Half: % Game: 30.4% F Throw % 1st Half: % 2nd Half: % Game: 70.6% Officials: Tim Clougherty, James Breeding, Billy Dunlap Technical fouls: College of Charleston-None. South Carolina-None. Attendance: Coll. of Charleston South Carolina South Carolina 64 Baylor 59 Dec. 9, 2006 Waco, Texas Ferrell Center (6,125) Tre Kelley scored 26 points, including 17 in the second half, to lift South Carolina to a win over Baylor. Baylor had been averaging more than 84 ppg. USC is 3-1 on the road this season thus far. Brandon Wallace added 12 rebounds with seven points for the Gamecock cause. Baylor went on a 16-4 run to take a lead with 10 minutes left, but the Gamecocks withstood the barrage and went on a 13-5 run of their own to take a lead with three and a half minutes left. Kelley scored seven points and hit two 3-pointers in the final two minutes, and South Carolina hit four of four free throws to secure the win. The Bears (6-2) were led by Aaron Bruce and Kevin Rogers, who scored 15 and 14 points respectively. Mamadou Diene had eight points, 10 rebounds and four blocks. With less than 30 seconds to play in the first half, Brandis Raley-Ross hit a 3-pointer to give South Carolina a lead at intermission. Raley-Ross scored all 11 of his points in the first half Archie f Day f Wallace c Kelley g Raley-Ross g Sheldon Konate Baniulis TEAM 5 Totals TOTAL FG% 1st Half: % 2nd Half: % Game: 40.4% 3-Pt. FG% 1st Half: % 2nd Half: % Game: 41.7% F Throw % 1st Half: % 2nd Half: % Game: 53.3% DEADBALL REBOUNDS: 3 Baylor Rogers f Diene c Jerrells g Dugat g Bruce g Bush Carter Lomers TEAM Totals TOTAL FG% 1st Half: % 2nd Half: % Game: 42.9% 3-Pt. FG% 1st Half: % 2nd Half: % Game: 20.8% F Throw % 1st Half: % 2nd Half: % Game: 75.0% 2 South Carolina Baylor Officials: Mike Thibodeaux, John Hampton, J.B. Caldwell Technical fouls: South Carolina-None. Baylor-None. Attendance: 6125 South Carolina 54 Princeton 48 Dec. 20, 2006 (12,271) Tre' Kelley scored 24 points - including 13 consecutive - while Bryce Sheldon added 15 points as South Carolina held off Princeton The Gamecocks (7-2) led by as many as 16 points in the second half, but the Tigers (7-4) cut the deficit to with 1:56 left on Lincoln Gunn s 3-pointer. But Dominique Archie slammed a dunk off a pass from Kelley with 1:19 left to clinch the victory. South Carolina closed the first half on a 17-5 run that started with three free throws and included three buckets by Kelley, including a twisting, driving layup at the buzzer that gave the Gamecocks a halftime lead. Kelley scored the Gamecock s first 11 points of the second half. Princeton (7-4) closed to within 4 points behind a 12-3 run that included 3-pointers by Koncz, who led the Tigers with 19 points, and Gunn, plus a 3-point play by Marcus Schroeder that cut the lead to with 6:52 left. But Archie hit a bucket - the first in the second half by anyone other than Kelley - and Sheldon nailed a 3-pointer from the wing after a Princeton turnover to give South Carolina a lead with 4:33 left. But the Tigers rallied again, pulling within 3 points before the Gamecocks held on for the win. The game marked the first appearance of 6-foot-7 freshman forward Chad Gray, who was admitted to South Carolina on Dec. 15. Gray was denied admission this summer but went to a local community college to bolster his academic resume. 9 Princeton Koncz f Owings f Conway c Schroeder g Gunn g Buffmire Finley Strittmatter Savage Totals TOTAL FG% 1st Half: % 2nd Half: % Game: 40.5% 3-Pt. FG% 1st Half: % 2nd Half: % Game: 46.2% F Throw % 1st Half: % 2nd Half: % Game: 66.7% Archie f Day f Wallace c Kelley g Sheldon g Raley-Ross Gray Baniulis Totals TOTAL FG% 1st Half: % 2nd Half: % Game: 52.6% 3-Pt. FG% 1st Half: % 2nd Half: % Game: 37.5% F Throw % 1st Half: % 2nd Half: % Game: 42.1% DEADBALL REBOUNDS: 5 Princeton South Carolina Officials: Tom Lopes, Mike Nance, Mike Kitts Technical fouls: Princeton-None. South Carolina-None. Attendance: 12271

4 10 South Carolina 71 UNC Asheville 51 Dec. 28, 2006 (13,776) Dominique Archie scored 16 points and had eight rebounds to lead South Carolina to a win over North Carolina-Asheville. The Gamecocks turned the ball over on their first possession, then made eight straight shots, including three 3-pointers, to take a 19-4 lead. The Bulldogs would cut the lead under 10 just one more time at with 5:17 to go in the first half. But South Carolina made its final five shots of the half to take a lead at the break. The lead grew to as many as 33 points before Asheville cut the deficit to 20 at the buzzer. South Carolina shot 47.5 percent (29-of-61) from the field and made nine of its 27 3-pointers, while the Bulldogs shot 32.3 percent (21-of-65) from the field and made just two of 18 from behind the arc. Tre' Kelley had 14 points and eight assists, while Brandon Wallace added 12 points, a career-high seven assists and six rebounds for the Gamecocks. K.J. Garland and Bryan Smithson led Asheville with seven points apiece. UNCA JAMES f HARRELL f WARNER c GARLAND g SMITHSON g MOLES JONES SMITH AUGST GEORGE WALKER TEAM 5 Totals TOTAL FG% 1st Half: % 2nd Half: % Game: 32.3% 3-Pt. FG% 1st Half: % 2nd Half: % Game: 11.1% F Throw % 1st Half: % 2nd Half: % Game: 50.0% DEADBALL REBOUNDS: 6 Sheldon f Archie f Wallace c Kelley g Day g Raley-Ross Konate Baniulis Chambers Carter Totals TOTAL FG% 1st Half: % 2nd Half: % Game: 47.5% 3-Pt. FG% 1st Half: % 2nd Half: % Game: 33.3% F Throw % 1st Half: % 2nd Half: % Game: 57.1% UNCA South Carolina Officials: Bert Smith, Doug Shows, Pat Evans Technical fouls: UNCA-None. South Carolina-None. Attendance: South Carolina 80 Jacksonville 73 Dec. 29, 2006 (12,955) Tre' Kelley scored 20 points and Brandon Wallace added 17 points and 11 rebounds to help South Carolina to an win over Jacksonville in the team's fifth-straight win. Wallace's double-double, the seventh of his career, was his first since USC won at Cincinnati last year in the NIT Quarterfinals. Kelley scored 11 of the Gamecocks 14 unanswered points late in the first half as South Carolina (9-2) took a lead at the break. The Gamecocks led with 6:38 to go when Kelley injured his left knee. Carolina wouldn t score for nearly the next six minutes, and the Dolphins (4-8) were down just with a minute to go. But Bryce Sheldon and Dominique Archie combined for four straight free throws and Jacksonville s only other points came on a 3-pointer by Jesse Kimbrough at the buzzer. Archie added 12 points and Sheldon and Dwayne Day each had 10 points as South Carolina used just eight players. All five starters scored in double figures for the first time since USC's OT win over Alabama on Feb. 4, Kimbrough led Jacksonville with 15 points, while Ben Smith and Evan Jefferson each had 12 points. 11 Jacksonville CLAITT f COLBERT f ALLEN c SMITH g KIMBROUGH g VRCELJ CURNELL DUGGINS JEFFERSON Totals TOTAL FG% 1st Half: % 2nd Half: % Game: 48.2% 3-Pt. FG% 1st Half: % 2nd Half: % Game: 36.4% F Throw % 1st Half: % 2nd Half: % Game: 73.3% Sheldon f Archie f Wallace c Kelley g Day g Raley-Ross Konate Baniulis Totals TOTAL FG% 1st Half: % 2nd Half: % Game: 52.7% 3-Pt. FG% 1st Half: % 2nd Half: % Game: 31.3% F Throw % 1st Half: % 2nd Half: % Game: 68.0% Jacksonville South Carolina Officials: Joe Lindsay, Pat Adams, John Coble Technical fouls: Jacksonville-None. South Carolina-None. Attendance: South Carolina 67 Western Carolina 53 Jan. 3, 2007 (13,084) Bryce Sheldon scored 20 points and freshman Brandis Raley-Ross added a career-high 18 as Carolina slipped past Western Carolina Center Brandon Wallace, who also helped out at point guard, added seven points and 12 rebounds for South Carolina. Western Carolina was led by Jake Robinson with 13 points, while Aldridge added 12 points. After the Catamounts cut their deficit to two with 7:58 left, the Gamecocks finished on a 16-4 run behind Raley-Ross, who scored seven of his 13 second half points during the run. The Gamecocks won without point guard Tre Kelley, who sat out with a sprained left knee. The senior had started 53 straight games and leads the team in scoring at 16.8 points. South Carolina missed its point guard and leader, tying their season high with 17 turnovers. Western Carolina trailed by as many as 11 points in the first half before taking its only lead at with 16:45 left on Nick Aldridge s two free throws -- the Catamounts first and only trip to the foul line. South Carolina hit a season-high 22 of 28 free throws. But the Gamecocks regained the lead, if not command, on Raley-Ross 3-pointer and inadvertent assist off his leg to Evaldus Baniulis, who swept up the ball for a layup. 12 Western Carolina Gore f Aldridge f Robinson f Russell g Greathouse g Giles Waginger McKenna Wilson Totals TOTAL FG% 1st Half: % 2nd Half: % Game: 37.9% 3-Pt. FG% 1st Half: % 2nd Half: % Game: 24.1% F Throw % 1st Half: % 2nd Half: % Game: 100% Archie f Baniulis f Wallace c Sheldon g Day g Raley-Ross Konate Totals TOTAL FG% 1st Half: % 2nd Half: % Game: 42.9% 3-Pt. FG% 1st Half: % 2nd Half: % Game: 37.5% F Throw % 1st Half: % 2nd Half: % Game: 78.6% DEADBALL REBOUNDS: 3, 1 Western Carolina South Carolina Officials: Tom Lopes, Brian Forte, Ron Groover Technical fouls: Western Carolina- None. South Carolina-None. Attendance: 13084

5 13 No. 9 Kansas 70 South Carolina 54 Jan. 7, 2007 (14,713) USC (10-3) had hoped to continue a six-game winning streak of its own and got a boost when leading scorer Tre Kelley returned from a left knee sprain that caused him to miss a victory over Western Carolina on Jan. 3. But Mario Chalmers scored 19 points and Darrell Arthur added 17 to help No. 9 Kansas win its seventh straight with a victory over USC. Chalmers had 13 of his points in the first half when the Jayhawks opened a 14-point lead. The Jayhawks disrupted Kelley throughout, holding him to 10 points, nearly 7 fewer than his average, on 3 of 16 shooting. The effort helped Kansas escape with the win, something No. 1 UCLA, No. 5 Duke, No. 7 Arizona and No. 8 Alabama all couldn t do on Saturday. USC got it to on Dominique Archie s foul shot with 13:42 remaining. But KU put things away with a 13-5 run. Arthur had a short jumper and a threepoint play to end the surge and put KU ahead Dwayne Day led the Gamecocks with 13 points. It took a few minutes and a loud tirade directed at the officials by coach Bill Self to get the Jayhawks going. Self was upset that the officials let both sides scrum for a loose ball and drew a technical foul as he crossed midcourt to protest. His players caught some of their coach s fire, going on a 22-8 run over the next 10 minutes. Chalmers led the way, hitting two 3-pointers and collecting 10 points during the stretch that lifted the Jayhawks to a advantage. But USC, helped by two 3 s by Evka Baniulis, finished the half with a 15-5 surge to cut the KU lead to at the break. KU regained control in the second half with its critical run. Sasha Kaun got it going with an inside bucket and added another to build the lead to Kansas Rush f Wright f Kaun c Robinson g Chalmers g Arthur Collins Stewart Case Jackson TEAM 1 1 Totals TOTAL FG% 1st Half: % 2nd Half: % Game: 58.5% 3-Pt. FG% 1st Half: % 2nd Half: % Game: 26.7% F Throw % 1st Half: % 2nd Half: % Game: 80.0%, 1 Sheldon f Archie f Wallace c Kelley g Day g Raley-Ross Konate Baniulis Totals TOTAL FG% 1st Half: % 2nd Half: % Game: 38.8% 3-Pt. FG% 1st Half: % 2nd Half: % Game: 33.3% F Throw % 1st Half: % 2nd Half: % Game: 42.1% Kansas South Carolina Officials: Mike Stuart, Doug Shows, Doug Sirmons Technical fouls: Kansas- TEAM. South Carolina-None. Attendance: Georgia 80 South Carolina 56 Jan. 10, 2007 Athens, GA Stegeman Coliseum (7815) Georgia attacked with its 3-point shooting in the first half and then scored inside in the final 20 minutes while beating South Carolina to end a four-game losing streak and give USC its second straight loss after six straight wins. Georgia, which fell to three Top 25 teams in its fourgame losing streak, bounced back in its first SEC home game. UGA took a advantage in rebounds and held the Gamecocks to 35.1 percent shooting. Georgia s Mike Mercer scored 12 of his game-high 17 points in the second half. The Bulldogs also had 15 points from Takais Brown and 12 points with eight rebounds from point guard Sundiata Gaines. Carolina was led by Dwayne Day s 14 points on 5- for-15 shooting. Dominique Archie added 10 points. Georgia, which leads the SEC with its 41.7 percent 3-point shooting, was 6-for-9 outside the 3-point circle in the first half and 10-for-25 for the game. Georgia s halftime lead matched its biggest lead of the half. Mercer and Georgia s other guards began driving to the basket past South Carolina s zone defense in the second half. On three straight possessions, Mercer scored on a short floater, a drive to the basket and a tip, giving the Bulldogs a lead that forced South Carolina coach Dave Odom to call time-out. Georgia s big lead was 29 points at Kelley g Sheldon f Archie f Day g Wallace c Raley-Ross Gray Baniulis Carter Totals TOTAL FG% 1st Half: % 2nd Half: % Game: 34.5% 3-Pt. FG% 1st Half: % 2nd Half: % Game: 30.0% F Throw % 1st Half: % 2nd Half: % Game: 62.5% Georgia Gaines Stukes Mercer Brown Bliss Ndiaye, Newman Butler Woodbury Humphrey Jackson Singleton Totals TOTAL FG% 1st Half: % 2nd Half: % Game: 47.5% 3-Pt. FG% 1st Half: % 2nd Half: % Game: 40.0% F Throw % 1st Half: % 2nd Half: % Game: 66.7% DEADBALL REBOUNDS: 4 South Carolina Georgia Bulldogs Officials: Mike Stuart, Joe Lindsey, Ed Corbett Technical fouls: South Carolina- None. Georgia Bulldogs-None. Attendance: 7815 No. 2 Florida 84 South Carolina 50 Jan. 13, 2007 (13,821) Lee Humphrey set career highs with 27 points and seven 3-pointers, and the second-ranked Gators won their ninth straight game by beating Carolina Carolina has lost three straight, including two to top-10 teams. Last Sunday, the Gamecocks were beaten by No. 6 Kansas. Kelley had 24 points and was the only Gamecock in double figures. With the win, the Gators put away their biggest nemesis from their 2006 national championship season. USC swept both regular-season meetings a season ago, then took Florida to the buzzer before losing the SEC tournament final, But this one was the most lopsided loss in coach Dave Odom s six seasons at South Carolina. When the Gamecocks chose to pack the middle to contain Noah and Al Horford, Humphrey made them pay from the outside - almost all the shots without a defender in his face. The Gators made 11 of their first 13 shots on the way to a lead. After the Gamecocks rallied behind Tre Kelley s 20 first-half points to trail 37-33, Florida took control with a 27-7 run over the first 12 minutes of the second half. UF, led by Humphrey, went 16-of-24 from the floor in the first half. Kelley pulled USC back into the game, scoring 12 during the Gamecocks 17-7 run that drew them to with 1:44 to go before the break. The Gators followed with two inside baskets by Horford down the stretch, including a power jam with 2 seconds left that sent them into halftime up After the break, the Gators tightened their defense on Kelley and the Gamecocks and he was held to a pair of foul shots and one basket over the final 20 minutes. USC went nearly 5 minutes without scoring. South Carolina shot 59.1 percent in the opening half. That fell to 20 percent (5-of-25) in the second half. 15 Florida Brewer f Noah f Horford f Green g Humphrey g Swanson Powell Hodge Werner Mitchell Richard Speights TEAM Totals TOTAL FG% 1st Half: % 2nd Half: % Game: 64.2% 3-Pt. FG% 1st Half: % 2nd Half: % Game: 64.3% F Throw % 1st Half: % 2nd Half: % Game: 63.6%, 2 Archie f Day f Wallace c Kelley g Raley-Ross g Sheldon Gray Baniulis Carter TEAM 5 1 Totals TOTAL FG% 1st Half: % 2nd Half: % Game: 38.3% 3-Pt. FG% 1st Half: % 2nd Half: % Game: 33.3% F Throw % 1st Half: % 2nd Half: % Game: 61.5% Florida South Carolina Officials: Tom Eades, Pat Adams, Bruce Benedict Technical fouls: Florida-None. South Carolina-None. Attendance: 13828

6 16 No. 25 Kentucky 87 South Carolina 49 Jan. 16, 2007 (13,809) Joe Crawford tied his career high with 23 points and No. 25 Kentucky won its 11th straight game, an victory over South Carolina. Crawford had 17 points in the first half to help the Wildcats (15-3, 4-0 Southeastern Conference) open a double-digit lead. Randolph Morris added 17 points and 11 rebounds for Kentucky, which has not lost since falling at North Carolina on Dec. 2. It was the worst home loss for South Carolina (10-6, 0-3) since a defeat by Wake Forest in Crawford was 3-for-3 from 3-point range over the first 6 minutes. When SC tightened up its defense, Crawford easily found his points closer to the basket. He had three field goals and Morris converted a layup during a 3-minute sequence to put UK ahead When South Carolina cut the lead to the closest it would come the rest of the way - the Wildcats finished the half on a 7-2 run, including two free throws by Crawford. Tre' Kelley led South Carolina with 19 points. Ramel Bradley added three 3-pointers in the first half. He finished with 15 points, all on 3s. South Carolina threatened briefly near the end of the first half when consecutive 3s by Kelley and Brandis Raley-Ross drew the Gamecocks to Bradley answered with a 3, Morris made a layup and Crawford hit two free throws to give the Wildcats the halftime lead. Kelley had six of USC's 10 first-half FG and 16 points. No other Gamecock had more than five points in the half. He was held to a 3 in the second half. Kentucky Perry f Morris c Bradley g Jasper g Crawford g Porter Obrzut Meeks Stevenson Harris Thomas Coury TEAM 1 Totals TOTAL FG% 1st Half: % 2nd Half: % Game: 62.5% 3-Pt. FG% 1st Half: % 2nd Half: % Game: 50.0% F Throw % 1st Half: % 2nd Half: % Game: 70.0% Archie f Baniulis f Wallace c Kelley g Raley-Ross g Sheldon Gray Day Carter Totals TOTAL FG% 1st Half: % 2nd Half: % Game: 26.8% 3-Pt. FG% 1st Half: % 2nd Half: % Game: 25.9% F Throw % 1st Half: % 2nd Half: % Game: 54.5% DEADBALL REBOUNDS: 6, 1 Kentucky South Carolina Officials: Tim Higgins, Ed Corbett, Doug Sirmons Technical fouls: Kentucky- None. South Carolina-None. Attendance: No. 22 Tennessee 64 South Carolina 61 Jan. 20, 2007 Knoxville, TN Thompson Boiling Arena (23,238) JaJuan Smith scored 21 points and Wayne Chism added 14 points and 10 rebounds to help No. 22 Tennessee end its three-game losing streak with a win over South Carolina. The Volunteers had lost by a total of six points during their skid and avoided a fourth straight defeat despite the loss of the league s leading scorer Chris Lofton. Lofton left the game early in the second half with a right ankle injury after scoring only four points. Tre' Kelley led South Carolina with 18 points while Dominique Archie added 12 and Evaldas Baniulis had 10. Brandon Wallace had a career-high 15 rebounds. Tennessee led most of the game, but the Gamecocks (10-7, 0-4) made several runs in hopes of ending their losing streak which they extended to five games. The Gamecocks rallied from being down 15 early in the second half to three with 2:50 left. Tennessee scored twice to get it back up to seven with 53.8 seconds left, and South Carolina resorted to scoring quickly and fouling. Tennessee went 5-of-6 from the foul line the rest of the way to seal it. Ramar Smith added 10 points for the Vols. Archie f Baniulis f Wallace c Kelley g Sheldon g Raley-Ross Gray Day TEAM 1 Totals TOTAL FG% 1st Half: % 2 nd Half: % Game: 41.0% 3-Pt. FG% 1st Half: % 2nd Half: % Game: 37.5% F Throw % 1st Half: % 2nd Half: % Game: 40.0% Tennessee Bradshaw f Crews f Smith g Lofton g Smith g Chism Howell Tabb Childress Totals TOTAL FG% 1st Half: % 2nd Half: % Game: 40.7% 3-Pt. FG% 1st Half: % 2nd Half: % Game: 23.5% F Throw % 1st Half: % 2nd Half: % Game: 72.7% DEADBALL REBOUNDS: 3 South Carolina Tennessee Officials: Rick Crawford, Mike Nance, Mike Eades Technical fouls: South Carolina-None. Tennessee-Chism,Wayne. Attendance: South Carolina 66 Arkansas 60 Jan. 24, 2007 (11,776) Freshman Evaldus Baniulis layup put USC ahead and Tre' Kelley had 22 points as it snapped a five-game losing streak with a victory over Arkansas. South Carolina held off the taller, stronger Razorbacks thanks to Kelley and the timely inside bucket by Baniulis. With the game tied at 56, Bryce Sheldon missed a 3- pointer and teammate Brandon Wallace tipped the ball off the backboard. There was Baniulis, all by himself, for the simple shot that gave South Carolina the lead for good with 2:11 to play. After Gary Ervin missed a 3-pointer for the Razorbacks, Kelley hit a 14-foot jumper to put the Gamecocks up Arkansas could get no closer. The six SEC Western Division teams winless in 16 games away from home this season. Darian Townes led the UA with 17 points. For a while, it looked like Townes would bring UA its first road victory. His inside basket with 7:14 to go gave the Razorbacks a lead. He followed with a threepoint play two minutes later that tied the game at 56. Dominique Archie had 13 points for the Gamecocks, while Wallace had four points and 13 rebounds - including a career-high 10 offensive rebounds. This game looked very much like the others South Carolina s played during its two weeks of struggles with Arkansas gliding out to a lead. But Kelley got some help from his teammates to pull USC back with a 14-4 run to close the opening half. Kelley started the charge with a basket and a 3- pointer. Then Archie followed with a tip in and a 3 of his own. Finally Dwayne Day broke out for two running layups after Gamecock steals to send USC into the break ahead It was the Gamecocks first halftime advantage since leading Western Carolina on Jan. 3. Arkansas didn t help itself in the opening period with 13 turnovers. 18 Arkansas Thomas f Weems f Hill c Ervin g Beverley g Welsh Townes Cranford Hunter Totals TOTAL FG% 1st Half: % 2nd Half: % Game: 42.6% 3-Pt. FG% 1st Half: % 2nd Half: % Game: 31.3% F Throw % 1st Half: % 2nd Half: % Game: 78.9% 1 Archie f Baniulis f Wallace c Kelley g Sheldon g Raley-Ross Day Konate TEAM 5 Totals TOTAL FG% 1st Half: % 2nd Half: % Game: 46.3% 3-Pt. FG% 1st Half: % 2nd Half: % Game: 44.4% F Throw % 1st Half: % 2nd Half: % Game: 47.1% DEADBALL REBOUNDS: 4, 1 Arkansas South Carolina Officials: Doug Shows, Pat Adams, Carlos Villanueva Technical fouls: Arkansas- TEAM. South Carolina-None. Attendance: 11776