COLUMBIA, S.C. — After a slow shooting start, USC bounced back to beat Texas A&M 74-54. South Carolina held the Aggies to just 27.3% FG and 25.9% 3PT. This win completes the season sweep over Texas A&M. The Gamecocks won in College Station back in January (81-67).
Jermaine Couisnard led all scorers with 19 points. The redshirt freshman went 5-for-12 from the field, added two three-pointers and seven free throws. He also dropped three assists and grabbed four rebounds. A.J. Lawson was the second leading scorer with 18 points, including four triples. On the defensive side, Alanzo Frink swatted three shots to help the Gamecocks get 8 blocked shots overall.
South Carolina out-rebounded Texas A&M 41-38, and forced 20 Aggie turnovers. USC's biggest lead of the game was 31.
With this win, South Carolina improves to 6-4 in conference play, and 14-9 overall. The team will now look to prepare for Georgia. That game is set for Wednesday, February 12th in Athens.