Lsu 32 39 71
Scarolina 30 38 68
Date of game: 1/11/2014

Recap: South Carolina vs. LSU

Columbia, SC (SportsNetwork.com) - Jarell Martin came off the bench and tallied 18 points, six rebounds and five steals in 21 minutes, helping lift the LSU Tigers to a 71-68 win over the South Carolina Gamecocks in Southeastern Conference action at Colonial Life Arena.

Johnny O'Bryant III and Jordan Mickey chipped in with 13 points apiece as the Tigers (10-4, 1-1 SEC) snapped a two-game slide.

Sindarius Thornwell led all scorers with 25 points for the Gamecocks (7-8, 0-2). Tyrone Johnson scored 15 off the bench, and Brenton Williams finished with 11 points in the loss.

The first half featured five ties and 12 lead changes, although it was LSU that claimed a 32-30 halftime lead.

LSU led by as many as 14 with 5:45 to play. However, South Carolina put together a 9-0 spurt to trim the margin to 64-59 on a jumper by Thornwell with just over two minutes to play. It was still a four-point game with 25 seconds to play, but Mickey came up with a big steal in the final seconds to seal the win for South Carolina.

Both teams committed 19 turnovers and struggled to get into an offensive rhythm, although the Tigers utilized their size to a key 42-32 rebounding advantage, including a 16-7 edge on the offensive glass.

Game Notes

James Madison-Liberty game off in 2015

James Madison has opted out of a scheduled game at Liberty on Sept. 26 to play FBS opponent SMU, but the two FCS programs have agreed to seek future scheduling opportunities.

NASCAR News
Atlanta is first race for new Sprint Cup rules package

NASCCAR made significant rule changes for the Sprint Cup cars this season, including lower horsepower and modifications to the cars' aerodynamic package. The horsepower was reduced from 850 to 725 through a tapered spacer, which is an engine part used in the Xfinity and Camping World Truck Series. Revisions to the aero package include: rear spoiler adjustments to 6 inches high (2014 height: 8 inches) and minimum vehicle weight drops 50 lbs. via ballast reduction (2014 weight: 3,300 lbs. without driver).

Stay Connected with WDEF News 12
 
Inergize Digital This site is hosted and managed by Inergize Digital.