Scores

Final

Winthrop 63

(1-1, 0-1 away)

South Carolina 86

(2-0, 2-0 home)

    4:00 PM ET, November 16, 2008

    Colonial Life Arena, Columbia, South Carolina

    1 2 T
    WIN 24 3963
    SCAR 36 5086

    Top Performers

    Winthrop: C. Corbin 9 Pts, 6 Reb, 1 Ast

    South Carolina: D. Downey 21 Pts, 3 Reb, 5 Ast, 2 Stl

    South Carolina 86, Winthrop 63

    Associated Press

    COLUMBIA, S.C. -- Devan Downey scored 21 points and Mike Holmes and Dominique Archie had double-doubles as South Carolina dominated Winthrop 86-63 Sunday.

    The win is South Carolina's (2-0) largest margin of victory against the Eagles (1-1) since a 60-41 win on February 18, 1991. The Gamecocks improve to 6-0 all-time against Winthrop, which is now 2-19 vs. SEC teams.

    South Carolina opened the game with a 19-0 spurt in the first 7:55. After going 8-for-16 from the field during the run, the Gamecocks closed out the half by shooting 6-for-24, including nine consecutive missed 3-pointers.

    The Eagles cut the lead to 41-31 in the second half before South Carolina pulled away.

    Holmes had 14 points and a game-high 13 rebounds in his fifth career double-double while Archie had 12 points and 10 boards.

    Justin Burton led the Eagles with 13 points.

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    Team Stat Comparison

     
    WIN
    SCAR
    Points 63 86
    FG Made-Attempted 25-61 (.410) 31-71 (.437)
    3P Made-Attempted 3-12 (.250) 9-25 (.360)
    FT Made-Attempted 10-15 (.667) 15-23 (.652)
    Fouls (Tech/Flagrant) 21 (0/0) 17 (0/0)
    Largest Lead 0 29

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