Posted November 19, 2012 on AP on Fox
South Carolina hit a season-high 13 3-pointers to cruise past Rider 88-76 in a nonconference game Monday night. Junior Brenton Williams made five 3-pointers to lead the way as he scored a career-high 22 points to pace four Gamecocks in double figures. Freshman Mindaugas Kacinas added a career-best 18 points, Lakeem Jackson finished with 14 and LaShay Page chipped in with 12 points. South Carolina improved to 3-0 for the first time since 2009. The Broncs dropped to 2-2. The Gamecocks connected on 13 of 27 attempts from the 3-point arc. Seven came in the second half, when they pulled away with a 10-4 run highlighted by 3-pointers from Page and Kacinas. Williams finished 5 of 8 from beyond the arc and Page was 4 of 9. Freshman Michael Carrera missed his second straight game with a concussion he suffered in practice last week, so South Carolina was left with only eight healthy scholarship players. The Gamecocks battled early foul trouble and had to play more zone than in their firs...
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