Coach Frank Martin changed his substitution strategy Wednesday night, and the result was a 63-62 win over Ole Miss. The Gamecocks didn't play as many players as they usually do. After the Alabama game, Coach had indicated that not everyone on the bench would play.
Eight players saw action in the win. Carrera, Chatkevicius, Ellington, Smith and Jackson started. Only...
South Carolina might have lost the basketball game today against the visiting Vanderbilt Commodores by the score of 58-51 but Lakeem Jackson had a monster dunk. Check this out:
Lakeem Jackson tied a season-high with 16 points and three other South Carolina players scored in double figures in an 80-69 win over South Carolina State on Saturday.
Brian Richardson finished with 15 points, Breton Williams had 14 points and Damien Leonard added 10 for the Gamecocks (10-3), who played for the second straight game with eight scholarship players.
Lakeem Jackson scored a season-high 16 points to help South Carolina pull away late for a 74-69 victory over Appalachian State Wednesday night.
Appalachian State pulled within two points on a layup by Jay Canty with 21 seconds remaining, but Eric Smith connected on one free throw for the Gamecocks (7-3) and LaShay Page sank two with 4 seconds remaining to seal the win.
Lakeem Jackson's final season at South Carolina is set to begin in less than a week with an exhibition contest. Under the direction of new coach Frank Martin, Jackson and his teammates have spent the preseason learning a new style of more aggressive play on the defensive side.
Be sure to catch a Gamecock Spotlight on men's basketball junior forward Lakeem Jackson.
South Carolina head coach Darrin Horn and players Malik Cooke and Lakeem Jackson met with the media on Thursday afternoon.
The South Carolina Gamecocks (1-2) suffered a 64-63 defeat vs. Tennessee State (1-1) on Sunday night at Colonial Life Arena. Sophomore guard Eric Smith led the Gamecocks with 18 points and went 5-7 from beyond the arc. Senior Malik Cooke collected three blocks on the night and junior guard Lakeem Jackson netted 12 for the Gamecock offense.