South Carolina Downs Mississippi 63-62 - Match Report
Michael Carrera scored 13 points leading South Carolina to a 63-62 victory over Mississippi at Colonial Life Arena on Wednesday.
South Carolina won and also put money in the pockets of their supporters by covering the 6-point spread as underdogs.
South Carolina got 12 points from Eric Smith and another 9 points from Bruce Ellington. Eric Smith contributed 5 assists, while Michael Carrera cleaned the glass with 13 rebounds.
Mississippi got 19 points from Murphy Holloway in a losing cause and another 11 points from Derrick Millinghaus. Jarvis Summers contributed 3 assists for them, while Murphy Holloway had 13 rebounds.
South Carolina led at halftime, 34-33.
Mississippi had a 43-40 advantage in the rebounding department as they won the battle in the paint.