The series is tied 1-1. The Anteaters defeated the Gamecocks 67-52 on Nov. 14, 2006 in Irvine.
The Gamecocks are 5-2 at home this season and 4-5 on TV.
The Gamecocks have hit a 3 in 180 straight games dating back to March 2, 2002. They have also had a block in 98 straight games dating back to Jan. 15, 2005
Dominique Archie started his 42nd straight game and has started every game he has played in as Gamecock. Archie scored in double figures for the 5th time this season and the 19th time in his career. He has 12+ points in 3 consecutive games. He finished the game with 18 points.
Devan Downey (18.4) and Brandis Raley-Ross (11.5) had two points total in the first half with Downey going 1-7 from the field and Raley-Ross 0-2. Downey scored 15 second half points to finish with 17 points. He has scored in double figures every game this year and has four straight games now with 5+ assists.
Mike Holmes was in double figures for the fifth time this season and the second consecutive game. He came in averaging 9.2 ppg.