National Basketball Association
South Carolina 74, Texas A&M 63
When: 8:30 PM ET, Saturday, January 29, 2022
Where: Reed Arena, College Station, Texas
# Chuck Jones, # Vladimir Voyard-Tadal, # Todd Austin
James Reese V had 20 points to lead South Carolina to a 74-63 victory over host Texas A&M in a Southeastern Conference game on Saturday in College Station, Texas.
Keyshawn Bryant had 12 points and a team-high seven rebounds, and Jermaine Couisnard added 13 points and six assists for South Carolina (13-7, 4-4 SEC), which outscored the Aggies 47-32 in the second half.
Erik Stevenson scored all 13 of his points in the second half, when he shot 4-for-4 from the field, including 3-for-3 from beyond the arc for the Gamecocks, who extended their winning streak to three games.
Henry Coleman III had a double-double with 10 points and 15 rebounds for Texas A&M (15-6, 4-4), which dropped its fourth straight game. Andre Gordon and Quenton Jackson chipped in 14 and 12 points, respectively.
Trailing 42-37 with 15:05 left, the Gamecocks went on a 12-1 run to take a 49-43 lead following Wilson's three-point play with 11:10 remaining.
But the Gamecocks didn't stop there, as South Carolina pushed its lead to 54-43 on Reese's 3-pointer from the right wing with 10:42 left.
The Gamecocks shot 44.6 percent (25-for-56) from the field, including 47.4 percent (9-for-19) from beyond the arc, in addition to scoring 21 points off the Aggies' 13 turnovers.
Texas A&M struggled offensively from everywhere on the court. The Aggies shot 34.4 percent (22-for-64) from the field, 20 percent (5-for-25) from 3-point range and 60.9 percent (14-for-23) from the free-throw line.
The Aggies led by as many as 10 points in the first half en route to taking a 31-27 advantage at intermission.
Jackson and Coleman scored nine each in the first half while the rest of the Aggies combined for 13 points. The Aggies shot 32.4 percent (11-for-34) from the field, including an abysmal 9.1 percent (1-for-11) from beyond the arc. They shot just 8-for-13 at the free-throw line.
The Gamecocks weren't much better offensively.
Reese and Bryant scored eight points apiece with the rest of the team combining for 11 points, as South Carolina shot 36.7 percent (11-for-30) from the field, 25 percent (2-for-8) from distance and made just three of its eight free-throw attempts.
--Field Level Media
Top Game Performances
James Reese V 20
Andre Gordon 14
Jermaine Couisnard 6
Wade Taylor IV 3
Keyshawn Bryant 7
Henry Coleman III 15
James Reese V 7
||Free Throws Made
Quenton Jackson 8
Keyshawn Bryant 1
Wade Taylor IV 3
Wildens Leveque 3
Tyrece Radford 2
Team Stats Summary