Columbia, SC (Sports Network) - Brian Richardson tied a career-high with 20
points off the bench, and the South Carolina Gamecocks ran away with a 75-54
win over the Arkansas Razorbacks in Southeastern Conference play at Colonial
Bruce Ellington added 14 points and Lakeem Jackson scored 11 for the Gamecocks
(12-7, 2-4 SEC), whose 21-point margin of victory marked their largest in SEC
play since beating Kentucky by 18 on Feb. 25, 2009.
Marshawn Powell registered a game-high 22 points and 13 rebounds for the
Razorbacks (12-7, 3-3), who remain winless on the road this season.
Arkansas raced out to a 15-3 lead less than five minutes into the game, but
South Carolina called a timeout to regroup and answered with 13 straight
points. The Gamecocks closed out the half with a staggering, 40-11 run to take
a 43-26 lead into the break.
A dunk by Powell made it a 12-point game with 10:37 to play, but the Gamecocks
responded with a 9-0 spurt to end the threat.
South Carolina simply dominated, as the Gamecocks shot a blistering 57.7
percent from the floor and made 7-of-12 3-pointers (.583). They also held a
42-26 rebounding advantage, which marks the largest rebounding differential in
SEC play this season.
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