Scores

Final

Radford 63

(4-10, 1-8 away)

South Carolina 90

(8-5, 6-2 home)

    7:30 PM ET, January 2, 2008

    Colonial Life Arena, Columbia, South Carolina

    1 2 T
    RAD 34 2963
    SCAR 42 4890

    Top Performers

    Radford: J. Lynch-Flohr 17 Pts, 5 Reb, 2 Ast, 1 Stl

    South Carolina: Z. Fredrick 26 Pts, 7 Reb, 8 Ast, 1 Stl, 1 Blk

    South Carolina 90, Radford 63

    Associated Press

    COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) -- Zam Fredrick scored 26 points and added eight assists and seven rebounds to help South Carolina beat Radford 90-63 Wednesday night and give coach Dave Odom his 400th career victory.

    The Gamecocks (8-5) had been letting their opponents hang around. But South Carolina went on a 19-5 run midway through the first half to take a 24-15 lead and never trailed again.

    Devan Downey added 23 points, while Dominique Archie scored 13 points and had 10 rebounds for the Gamecocks.

    Martell McDuffy led the Highlanders (4-10) with 19 points while Kenny Thomas and Joey Lynch-Flohr added 17 points each.

    Odom, 65, reached the 400-win mark in his 22nd season. He has coached at East Carolina, Wake Forest and South Carolina, where he is 122-91 in seven seasons.

    The Gamecocks led by eight at halftime,but Radford cut its deficit to 44-40 on McDuffey's 3-pointer with 18:27 left.

    South Carolina would score seven straight points to go up 51-40 on Downey's 3-pointer with 17:23 left.

    Three 3-pointers -- two by Kenny Thomas -- pulled the Highlanders within 54-49 on McDuffy's trey with 14:36 left. But Radford never got closer as the Gamecocks scored nine straight points to go up 66-51 with 9:46 left on Downey's steal and layup.

    South Carolina's Evka Baniulis started in place of guard Brandis Raley-Ross, who is out for at least two weeks with a sprained left knee. He scored five points and had five rebounds.

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    Team Stat Comparison

     
    RAD
    SCAR
    Points 63 90
    FG Made-Attempted 23-59 (.390) 31-62 (.500)
    3P Made-Attempted 10-24 (.417) 10-24 (.417)
    FT Made-Attempted 7-14 (.500) 18-24 (.750)
    Fouls (Tech/Flagrant) 16 (0/0) 11 (0/0)
    Largest Lead 5 27

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