Men’s pregame: USC vs. Elon

November 20, 2012 

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.NAMEPPG
G5-11Eric Smith9.7
G6-2LaShay Page17.0
G5-11Brenton Williams16.7
F6-5Lakeem Jackson11.3
F6-8RJ Slawson4.0

PHOENIX

G5-10Austin Hamilton10.0
G6-2Jack Isenbarger12.8
F6-8Sebastian Koch9.8
F6-7Ryley Beaumont11.5
F6-10Lucas Troutman14.0

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