COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) -- Brandon Wallace hit a career-high three
3-pointers en route to his third career double-double to help lead
South Carolina to a 73-43 victory over Wofford on Saturday night.
Wallace, who came into the game shooting 3-of-11 on 3-pointers
this year, tied his career high with 13 points while pulling down
10 rebounds along with five assists as the Gamecocks (7-2) beat
Wofford for the 22nd straight time.
South Carolina finished with a season-high 14 3-pointers (out of
South Carolina reserve Stephen McDowell finished with a
career-high 12 points, including four of six 3-pointers. Tarence
Kinsey added 11 points and a season-high nine rebounds.
Six South Carolina players hit 3s in the first half as the
Gamecocks made half of their 14 shots from beyond the arc to grab a
39-15 halftime lead -- including one by Renaldo Balkman, who was
1-of-4 coming into the game.
South Carolina raced to a 15-3 lead on Wallace's follow with
13:37 left, but the Terriers cut the deficit to 15-9 on 3-pointers
by Nichols and Sheehan two minutes later. But that was as close as
The Gamecocks shot 48.3 percent for the game. The Terriers
struggled from the field, shooting just 33.3 percent -- including
21.7 in the first half -- while also being out rebounded 40-25.
South Carolina was without Antoine Tisby, who was suspended
after oversleeping and missing practice Friday. Also, Balkman
didn't start after being late for practice earlier this week.