Gamecocks nip Bulldogs

Wednesday, Feb. 15, 2012 9:25 PM
Last updated 10:08 PM
  • Follow College

COLUMBIA — Malik Cooke had 13 points including the go-ahead basket with 19 seconds left and Damontre Harris blocked a layup attempt by Georgia’s Gerald Robinson Jr. to save South Carolina’s 57-56 victory Wednesday night.

The Gamecocks (10-15, 2-9 Southeastern Conference) snapped a five-game losing with the wild finish.

Bruce Ellington had the chance to extend South Carolina’s lead after Harris’ big block, but missed his foul shot. That gave the Bulldogs one last chance. However, Kentavious Caldwell-Pope was too strong on his 3-pointer and Cooke got his hands on the rebound.

There was a tie-up call and Georgia (12-13, 3-8) got 0.2 seconds to pull off a miracle. But Connor Notle’s inbounds pass went off the side of the backboard to end the game.

Robinson led Georgia with 11 points.

Comments (2) Add comment
ADVISORY: Users are solely responsible for opinions they post here and for following agreed-upon rules of civility. Posts and comments do not reflect the views of this site. Posts and comments are automatically checked for inappropriate language, but readers might find some comments offensive or inaccurate. If you believe a comment violates our rules, click the "Flag as offensive" link below the comment.
KSL 02/15/12 - 10:34 pm
I listened to the game on my

I listened to the game on my short trip to and from CVS tonight. It was back and forth the whole time.

Go Cocks!

KSL 02/15/12 - 10:42 pm
Where are the posters who

Where are the posters who said that USC could not compete in the SEC? And they weren't talking about just football.

Back to Top
Search Augusta jobs
Top headlines
Early voting in Augusta-area shows increase
Area early voting numbers are dwarfing turnout four years ago, particularly in Republican-leaning Columbia County, and forecast apossible record voting year for the Augusta area.