Post Game Notes, South Carolina vs. Furman
Dec. 5, 2008
--With the win, South Carolina improves to 71-52 all-time against their neighbors from the Upstate. Furman's last win against the Gamecocks came during the 1980 season.
--South Carolina has led at the half in all seven of its games this year; however, the Gamecocks' 35 points at the break tonight marked their fewest points scored in the first half this season.
--The 48 points scored by Furman marked the fewest allowed by the Gamecocks this season. South Carolina's 72 was also a season low.
--South Carolina made 23 free throws on 34 attempts, season highs in both categories.
--With his 19 points tonight, Devan Downey has now scored in double-digits in every game this season. He also had two assists and two steals on the night, and shot 10-of-11 from the free-throw line.
--Dominique Archie finished one rebound shy of a double-double, scoring 10 points and pulling down nine boards to go along with three steals. Zam Fredrick finished just two rebounds short of his own double-double with 11 points and eight rebounds. It marks the sixth time this season Fredrick has scored in double-digits.
--Evaldas Baniulis hit double-digits for the fourth time in five contests with his 12 points. He continued his hot streak from beyond the arc, knocking down three of his five attempts.
--Mitchell Carter set a career high with two blocks in tonight's contest. He scored two points in eight minutes of action. Austin Steed also equaled a career high with a pair of blocks as well.