After 147 minutes, 59 fouls, and 50 turnovers, Carolina’s Zam Fredrick finally pushed the Gamecocks passed The Citadel in the third OT period 83-81.
Zam’s two free throws with eight seconds left finally ended this marathon game, which was the first game of the first Palmetto Classic Tournament at the Coliseum.
The arrival of new coach Bill Foster in 1980 was just what the doctor ordered for Zam Fredrick, who led the nation in scoring that season with an average of 28.9 PPG. He had averaged only seven PPG in the previous season.
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