South Carolina will begin a two-game road trip Wednesday when it heads to Washington, DC to take on George Washington. Tipoff is scheduled for 9 p.m. and will be broadcast on CBS Sports Network.
The Gamecocks (3-3) clinched a 68-53 win over USC Upstate on Friday, while the Colonials (4-2) clinched a 75-54 win over New Hampshire on Saturday. In defeating the Spartans, the Gamecocks were led from the front GG Jackson who scored 22 points and drew six rebounds. The Gamecocks ended a three-game losing streak with the win.
Jackson leads the Gamecocks in points per game and rebounds per game as he averages 17.2 points per game and 7.7 board draws per game.
Countdown to tip: Carolina vs George Washington
3:54 2H: Johnson hits a deep three. Davis scores just under the basket. Benson hits a three. Gamecocks go into final media timeout on a 12-0 run. George Washington 70-Carolina 50
6:58 2H: Carter converts on a three-point line. George Washington begins to figure out the Gamecocks’ zone. Colonials hit a three-pointer and then come down the floor and score again from behind the arc. George Washington 70 – Carolina 38
10:45 2H: George Washington continues to make everything work for them as they shoot 40 percent from the three-point line. Meechie Johnson and GG Jackson both hit three. Jackson scores with an offensive rebound. Gamecocks are on an 8-0 run. George Washington 60 – Carolina 33
15:31 2H: Carter misses a free throw after GW called the flop. GW loses two threes while Brown duns. Colonials continue to shoot well from behind the bow. GW is currently on a 15-5 run. George Washington 55 – Carolina 25
HALFTIME: Carter loses a three. Bosman-Verdonk hits just under the basket. Gamecocks have moved into a defensive zone. Chico Carter hits a buzzer beater of three to end the first half. George Washington 40 – Carolina 20
3:12 1H: Brown finishes the run with a layup. The three continue to fall for the Colonials. Gamecocks fight on both ends of the floor as they can’t make anything fall, and the Colonials shoot 58 percent from the field. George Washington 36 – Carolina 12
7:26 1H: Scoring drought ends with a dunk from Josh Gray. Bishop hits a three. Chico Carter responds with a threesome of her own. Bishop with an impressive and-1. He has 11 points. George Washington is currently on a 12-0 run. George Washington 27 – Carolina 10
11:57 1H: Bosmans-Verdonk misses both free throws. GW hits another deep three. Bosmans-Verdonk steals in the other direction and is fouled on a layup. He would miss the first and take the second free throw. Gamecocks are struggling to get anything going as they are 2-for-12 off the field. Gamecocks are also 1-for-5 from the free throw line. George Washington 12 – Carolina 5
15:36 1H: GW scores first on a pick and roll. Nice assist from Bosmans-Verdonk to Hayden Brown for two. Colonials hit a deep three. Jackson fights for an offensive rebound and puts it back and he gets fouled. He would miss the free throw. Colonials release an elbow shot. Bishop scores with a layup. Bosmans-Verdonk is fouled and goes to the line for two from the time-out. George Washington 9 – Carolina 4