Gamecocks win Hoops For Hope

From Staff ReportsNovember 26, 2012 

— Lakeem Jackson tallied 10 points and a career-high 15 rebounds, his second double-double of the season, as South Carolina claimed the Hoops For Hope Classic championship on Sunday night with a 74-62 victory over Arkansas-Little Rock.

Jackson was named to the all-tournament team, LaShay Page was named the tournament’s Most Outstanding Player.

Brenton Williams led five Gamecocks in double figures with 17 points. Page added 16, Mindaugas Kacinas tallied 13 and Eric Smith posted 12 for UC (5-1).

Junior forward Will Neighbour led ULAR (4-3) charge with 19 points and five rebounds. Freshman guard John Gillon netted nine points for the Trojans.

South Carolina next travels to Queens, N.Y., to face St. John’s on Thursday in the SEC/Big East Challenge.

South Carolina

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UALR224062

USCMinFG-AFT-AOR-TRAPFPT
Page285-123-30-41116
Smith304-73-40-35112
Carrera120-22-20-2042
Jackson355-70-35-155010
Slawson172-40-02-4154
Williams237-72-21-10017
Richardson190-30-00-0140
Constable10-00-00-0000
Kacinas275-72-33-51313
Leonard70-10-00-1020
Phillips10-00-00-0000
Totals20028-5012-1715-40142074

Percentages: FG .560, FT .706. 3-Point Goals: 6-16, .375 (Page 3-7, Williams 1-1, Smith 1-2, Kacinas 1-3, Leonard 0-1, Richardson 0-1, Slawson 0-1). Team Rebounds: 5. Blocked Shots: 5 (Jackson 2, Kacinas 2, Slawson). Turnovers: 21 (Jackson 3, Carrera 3, Williams 3, Smith 3, Kacinas 3, Leonard 2, Slawson 2, Page, Richardson). Steals: 9 (Smith 3, Williams 2, Kacinas 2, Slawson 2). Technical Fouls: None.

UALRMinFG-AFT-AOR-TRAPFPT
Gillon273-80-00-3409
Isler203-82-62-2038
White253-80-03-4416
Javes222-43-72-3017
Neighbour278-123-33-50419
Hagins191-41-21-3243
Osse121-20-00-0003
Billings90-10-11-1110
Crass11-10-00-0013
Lockhart271-61-21-2323
Dillard110-31-20-0011
Totals20023-5711-2315-25141862

Percentages: FG .404, FT .478. 3-Point Goals: 5-16, .313 (Gillon 3-6, Crass 1-1, Osse 1-2, Hagins 0-1, Neighbour 0-2, Dillard 0-2, Lockhart 0-2). Team Rebounds: 2. Blocked Shots: 3 (Neighbour 2, White). Turnovers: 12 (White 2, Hagins 2, Lockhart 2, Isler 2, Gillon 2, Neighbour, Dillard). Steals: 11 (Neighbour 2, Hagins 2, White 2, Lockhart 2, Isler, Javes, Dillard). Technical Fouls: None. Att.–276. Officials–

Att.–276. Officials–Jeff Campbell, Kenneth Burdett, Dan Nowakowski.

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