Posted November 24, 2012 on AP on Fox
LeShay Page scored 22 points and Michael Carrera added 18 to lead South Carolina to a 74-67 win against Missouri State in overtime Saturday in a semifinal at the Hoops for Hope Classic. Page was 6 of 11 from the field and led the team with six rebounds. Carrera was 6 of 7 from the field and made five rebounds. Brian Richardson added 14, including four from 3-point range, as the Gamecocks (4-1) shot 56 percent from the field for the game. Missouri State led 33-28 at halftime, but the score was tied at 58 at the end of regulation. Marcus Marshall led the Bears with 17 points, and Christian Kirk and Anthony Downing each added 16. The Bears (2-3) shot 39 percent from the field for the game. On Sunday, South Carolina will play the winner of the Arkansas-Little Rock and SMU game. Missouri State will play the loser.

Gamecocks top Missouri State in OT

Michael Carrera returned from injury Saturday and hit a three-pointer as time expired to send the game into overtime and South Carolina took over from there, winning 74-67 in the Hoops For Hope Classic in Puerto Vallarta, Mexico. LaShay Page scored 22 and Brian Richardson had 14 to lead the Gamecocks

Efficiency Ratings: Missouri State

Gamecock Anthem will track the efficiency of the team all season long to help fans track how efficient each player has been game-by-game. Michael Carrera returned after missing three games to help lead the Gamecocks in Puerto Rico in a 74-67 overtime win over Missouri State. Check out to see just how efficient the freshman was.
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