Brenton Williams leads the Gamecocks with 17 points
Freshman Laimonas Chatkevicius scores season-high 11 points
Lakeem Jackson led the Gamecocks with 10 points
Carrera leads South Carolina for third game in a row
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South Carolina vs. Arkansas
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South Carolina vs. USC
Saw action in all 31 contests with five starts on the year ... Averaged 4.5 points, 4.0 rebounds and 0.6 blocked shots in 17.8 minutes per game ... Led or shared the team lead in rebounds six times and in blocks and steals four times ... Posted three double-figure scoring games and five games with at least two blocks ... Hit career high with 13 points vs. No. 1 North Carolina (Nov. 25) ... Also posted 14 rebounds and four blocks against the Tar Heels for first-career double-double ... Named to the Las Vegas Invitational All-Tournament Team after finishing tournament play with nine points vs. Southern Cal (Nov. 26) ... Collected a team best eight rebounds vs. Providence (Dec. 1) ... Suffered from right foot strain following Providence contest, however, was available for contest at Clemson (Dec. 4) ... Solid at No. 2 Kentucky (Jan. 7), posting five points, six rebounds, and one block, assist and steal ... Collected an SEC career high nine rebounds, including six offensive, in 56-54 victory vs. Alabama (Jan. 25) ... Earned first-career start at Tennessee (Feb. 8), scored nine points and collected five rebounds ... Posted six points and two steals in win vs. Georgia (Feb. 15) ... Collected nine rebounds and blocked two shots in SEC Tournament play vs. Alabama (March 8) ... Named to the SEC Academic Honor Roll.
Saw action in 28 games as a freshman ... Averaged 2.3 points, 2.1 rebounds, 0.2 blocks and 0.3 steals in 9.0 minutes per game ... In SEC play (15 games), averaged 2.0 points, 2.1 rebounds and 0.3 steals in 10.2 minutes per game ... Tallied double-figures in first career game with 10 points in season opener vs. Elon (Nov. 12) ... Collected six rebounds vs. USC Upstate (Nov. 24) ... Tallied eight points vs. Georgia (Feb. 12) and collected eight rebounds at Tennessee (Feb. 16) ... Pulled down six rebounds in regular-season finale at Mississippi State (March 5) ... Named to the SEC First-Year Academic Honor Roll.
Two-year letterwinner for coach Leon Wheaton at Fort Dorchester High School ... A consensus four-star prospect ... Rated No. 92 overall prospect and No. 18 power forward in the country by Scout.com ... No. 117 overall and No. 24 power forward by Rivals.com ... No. 83 overall and No. 19 power forward according to ESPN.com ... Named the South Carolina Boys Gatorade Player of the Year and Region 8 4A Player of the Year, all-state and all-region as a senior ... Averaged 22.7 points, 12.3 rebounds, 4.6 assists and 6.1 blocks per game as a senior ... A South Carolina High School Basketball Coaches Association (SCBCA) Preseason Elite 5 (all state classifications) ... A SCBCA Preseason Top 5 Senior Class (4A) ... Named all-state, all-region, First Team All-Low Country and region player of the year as a junior when he averaged 20.4 points, 10.9 rebounds, 3.3 blocks, 2.3 assists and 43 percent from beyond the arc ... Led Fort Dorchester to the Lower State Finals during junior season ... Transferred from Stratford following freshman season and sat out sophomore campaign ... Chose South Carolina over Clemson, Alabama, Auburn and Georgia Tech ... Former AAU teammate of fellow signee Bruce Ellington.
Son of Randall and Alicia Slawson ... Has a sister, Jackie, who plays softball at South Carolina ... Major is undeclared.