Men’s pregame: USC vs. Elon

11/20/2012 10:08 PM

11/20/2012 10:12 PM

WHO: South Carolina 3-0; Elon 3-1

WHEN: 7 p.m. Wednesday

WHERE: Colonial Life Arena

TV: None

RADIO: WNKT 107.5 FM

SERIES: USC leads 2-1

COACHES: Frank Martin (3-0 in first season at USC, 120-54 in six seasons); Matt Matheny (41-57 in fourth season at Elon and overall)

WHAT TO WATCH FOR: The Gamecocks will be seeking a measure of revenge for last season’s unexpected 58-53 loss at Elon. USC is attempting to reach 4-0 for the first time since the 2009-2010 season. Can USC continue its superb accuracy from the free throw line? Overall, the team is converting 81.7 percent of its charities to lead the SEC and is 23-of-25 (92 percent) at the line with less than five minutes remaining in games. After not reaching 80 points in a game last season, USC has eclipsed the mark in all three games this season.

STARTING LINEUPS

GAMECOCKS

POS. HT. NAME PPG
G 5-11 Eric Smith 9.7
G 6-2 LaShay Page 17.0
G 5-11 Brenton Williams 16.7
F 6-5 Lakeem Jackson 11.3
F 6-8 RJ Slawson 4.0

PHOENIX

G 5-10 Austin Hamilton 10.0
G 6-2 Jack Isenbarger 12.8
F 6-8 Sebastian Koch 9.8
F 6-7 Ryley Beaumont 11.5
F 6-10 Lucas Troutman 14.0
 

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