Scores

Final

Auburn 79

(8-13, 1-6 SEC)

South Carolina 64

(12-7, 3-3 SEC)

    Coverage: FULLCT/ESPN3

    1:30 PM ET, January 29, 2011

    Colonial Life Arena, Columbia, South Carolina

    1 2 T
    AUB 33 4679
    SC 28 3664

    Top Performers

    Auburn: J. Wallace 17 Pts, 4 Reb, 3 Ast, 2 Stl

    South Carolina: S. Muldrow 14 Pts, 9 Reb, 1 Stl, 5 Blk

    Auburn 79, South Carolina 64

    Associated Press

    COLUMBIA, S.C. -- Rob Chubb scored 18 points and Josh Wallace added 17 to give Auburn its first Southeastern Conference win in a 79-64 defeat over South Carolina on Saturday.

    The Tigers (8-13, 1-6) lost their first six SEC games by an average of more than 12 points and appeared on their way to another double-digit league loss as South Carolina (12-7, 3-3) cruised to a 15-8 lead.

    But the Tigers went on a 17-5 run, taking a lead they would not relinquish.

    Auburn's stifling zone and sharp defensive pressure made the difference. South Carolina shot 7 of 33 from outside the arc and managed just 20 points in the paint.

    The usually poor shooting Tigers also made 26 of their 34 free throws.

    Ramon Galloway led the Gamecocks with 20 points starting for the injured Lakeem Jackson. South Carolina's leading scorer Bruce Ellington was held to nine points.

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    Team Stat Comparison

     
    AUB
    SC
    Points 79 64
    FG Made-Attempted 26-63 (.413) 24-70 (.343)
    3P Made-Attempted 1-5 (.200) 7-33 (.212)
    FT Made-Attempted 26-34 (.765) 9-16 (.563)
    Fouls (Tech/Flagrant) 17 (0/0) 26 (0/0)
    Largest Lead 16 7

    2010-11 Season

    DATEGAMELINKS
    South Carolina leads 11-6
    » Jan 29, 2011 AUB 79, @SC 64Recap