Vanderbilt hosts South Carolina Saturday
Feb. 4, 2011
The #23/24 Vanderbilt Commodores begin a three-game homestand on Saturday when the South Carolina Gamecocks invade Memorial Gym on Saturday afternoon to complete the season series between the two teams. The game tips off at 12:47 p.m. CT, and can be heard on the Vanderbilt Sports Network from IMG College and vucommodores.com.
The game will be televised regionally on the SEC Network and ESPN3.com, with Dave Baker and Will Perdue on the call.
The Gamecocks came away with a 83-75 overtime win over the Commodores on January 8 at the Colonial Life Arena. John Jenkins led Vanderbilt (11-3, 0-1) with 27 points after missing the last game with a concussion. Jeffery Taylor added 14 points and Lance Goulbourne had nine points and 14 rebounds for the Commodores. South Carolina freshman Bruce Ellington finished with 22 points to lead the Gamecocks.
Series Info: South Carolina leads the all-time series, 24-23. Vanderbilt leads the series in Nashville, 12-10. Last Meeting: South Carolina defeated Vanderbilt, 83-75, in overtime on January 8 in Columbia, S.C.
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Freshman guard Bruce Ellington leads the Gamecocks with 14.5 points per game. Sam Muldrow (10.8) and Ramon Galloway (10.5) also average double-digits for South Carolina. Muldrow, who went for a triple-double in his last outing against the Commodores, leads the team in rebounding with 7.3 rebounds per contest.
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In games played in Nashville, the Commodores lead 12-10 at Memorial Gym. South Carolina leads the series in Columbia, 12-10, and the Gamecocks lead 2-1 at neutral sites.
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