Gamecocks claim First SEC Win

Behind double-doubles from freshman forward Michael Carrera and senior forward Lakeem Jackson, South Carolina defeated LSU 82-73 in conference play on Wednesday night. The win was the first SEC win of the season for the Gamecocks, who improve to 11-5 overall and 1-2 in SEC play. Carrera scored 21 of his career-high 23 points in the second half and overtime. The freshman also notched 10 rebounds. Jackson added 11 points and 11 rebounds in the winning effort for his third double-double of the season. South Carolina returns to Colonial Life Arena on Saturday to host Vanderbilt at 1:47pm with the game broadcast locally here on WSNW.