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South Carolina defeats Georgia Southern 90-66

Nov 17, 2009 - 3:05 AM COLUMBIA, S.C.(AP) -- Dominique Archie scored 18 points and South Carolina pulled away for a 90-66 victory over Georgia Southern on Monday night.

Devan Downey added 14 points, Brandis Raley-Ross scored 13 and Mike Holmes added 12 for the Gamecocks (2-0).

South Carolina took control with 21 unanswered points against the Eagles (1-1), who were picked to finish sixth in the Southern Division of the Southern Conference.

Georgia Southern had a seven-point lead in the first half, but South Carolina scored the final five points of the first half to take a 43-36 lead at the break.

Holmes scored the first two field goals of the second half to start a 16-0 run that lasted the opening 5:12. Archie connected on a 3-pointer and Lakeem Jackson scored five straight before Holmes finished the run with four straight points.

Ben Drayton scored 15 and Willie Powers scored 14 to pace the Eagles.






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    Georgia Southern 66, South Carolina 90  FinalNov 17 7:30 AM


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    FINAL 1ST 2ND TOTAL
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    GEORGIA SOUTHERN 36 30 66
    SOUTH CAROLINA 43 47 90 FINAL

    HIGH SCORERS: GEORGIA SOUTHERN - BEN DRAYTON III 15, WILLIE POWERS 14,
    ANTONIO HANSON 12
    SOUTH CAROLINA - DOMINIQUE ARCHIE 18, DEVAN DOWNEY 14,
    BRANDIS RALEY-ROSS 13

    Nov 16 9:17 PM


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    GA SOUTHERN 36
    SOUTH CAROLINA 43 HALFTIME

    Nov 16 8:02 PM