Gamecock Fanatics

This is a sample guest message. Register a free account today to become a member! Once signed in, you'll be able to participate on this site by adding your own topics and posts, as well as connect with other members through your own private inbox!

Men's Hoops To Play Arkansas-Little Rock Sunday Night


“Let It Be”
Staff member
Fanatics Cash
Men's Hoops To Play Arkansas-Little Rock Sunday Night

PUERTO VALLARTA, Mexico - The South Carolina men's basketball team (4-1) will play Arkansas Little-Rock (4-2) on Sunday night in the final contest of the Hoops For Hope Classic from Puerto Vallarta, Mexico. Game time is set for 9:30 p.m. ET. Below are game notes and details.


Date: Sunday, Nov. 25, 2012

Tipoff: 9:30 p.m. ET

Location: Puerto Vallarta, Mexico

Arena: Puerto Vallarta International Convention Center

Series: First Meeting

Last Meeting: N/A

Television: None

Radio: Gamecock IMG Radio Network (107.5 FM in Columbia)

Sirius: None; XM: None

Talent: Andy Demetra (pxp), Casey Manning (analyst)

Live Stats:

Today's Game

South Carolina concludes play in the Hoops For Hope Classic in Puerto Vallarta, Mexico, today with a 9:30 p.m. ET, matchup vs. Arkansas Little-Rock at the Puerto Vallarta Convention Center. The Gamecocks posted a 74-67 overtime victory vs. Missouri State on Saturday to advance to tonight's game, while UALR earned a 69-56 win vs. SMU to advance. The game is not televised, but fans can listen on, and also on 107.5 The Game.

Carolina Quick Hits

- South Carolina is in its 105th season of basketball.

- The Gamecocks are led by first-year head coach Frank Martin. His associate head coach is Brad Underwood and his assistant coaches are Matt Figger and Lamont Evans. Andy Assaley is the director of basketball operations.

- The Gamecocks posted a 74-67 overtime victory vs. Missouri State in their first contest in Mexico on Saturday. In his first contest back after missing three games due to a concussion, freshman forward Michael Carrera hit a 3 as time expired in regulation to send the contest into overtime.

- Senior guard LaShay Page posted his second 20-point game of the season vs. the Bears, leading the Gamecocks with 22 points, including scoring seven in overtime, all from the free throw line.

- Junior guard Brian Richardson scored 14 points vs. MSU, including four 3s, just one shy of matching his career high. Richardson played a career-high 38 minutes in the contest.

- Junior guard Eric Smith dished a season-best six assists vs. Missouri State. He now paces the Gamecocks with 2.8 per game this season.

- Senior forward Lakeem Jackson posted the second double-double of his career vs. Elon with 14 points and 10 rebounds, both team highs in the game.

- Carrera, the Nov. 12 SEC Freshman of the Week, did not play vs. Morgan State, Rider or Elon due to a concussion suffered in practice on Wednesday, Nov. 14.

- South Carolina's 78.4 percent from the free throw line leads the SEC. The Gamecocks hit 22-of-28 attempts vs. Missouri State, including 10-of-12 in overtime.

- In two overtime games this season, Carolina has hit an impressive 22-of-24 (91.7%) attempts from the free throw line during OT.

- Senior forward Lakeem Jackson ranks third in the SEC in field goal percentage with a mark of 66.7 (26-39).

- The Gamecocks are a stellar 34-of-40 (85.0%) from the free throw line this season with under five minutes remaining in games (including overtime).