2010–11 South Carolina Gamecocks men's basketball team

The 2010–11 South Carolina Gamecocks men's basketball team represented the University of South Carolina in the 2010-11 college basketball season. Their head coach was Darrin Horn, in his third season with the Gamecocks. The team played its home games at the Colonial Life Arena in Columbia, South Carolina, as a member of the Southeastern Conference.

2010–11 South Carolina Gamecocks men's basketball
South Carolina Gamecocks logo.svg
ConferenceSoutheastern Conference
DivisionEast
2010–11 record14–16 (5–11 SEC)
Head coachDarrin Horn (3rd season)
Assistant coaches
Home arenaColonial Life Arena
Seasons
2010–11 Southeastern Conference men's basketball standings
Conf     Overall
Team W   L   PCT     W   L   PCT
East
No. 15 Florida 13 3   .813     29 8   .784
No. 11 Kentucky 10 6   .625     29 9   .763
No. 25 Vanderbilt 9 7   .563     23 11   .676
Georgia 9 7   .563     21 12   .636
Tennessee 8 8   .500     19 15   .559
South Carolina 5 11   .313     14 16   .467
West
Alabama 12 4   .750     25 12   .676
Mississippi State 9 7   .563     17 14   .548
Ole Miss 7 9   .438     20 14   .588
Arkansas 7 9   .438     18 13   .581
Auburn 4 12   .250     11 20   .355
LSU 3 13   .188     11 21   .344
SEC Tournament winner
As of April 2, 2011; Rankings from AP Poll

Previous seasonEdit

The Gamecocks finished the 2009–10 season 15–16 overall, 6–10 in SEC play and lost in the first round of the SEC Tournament to Alabama.

RosterEdit

No. Name Position Ht. Wt. Year Hometown/High School
1 Stephen Spinella G 6–4 201 So. Colts Neck, New Jersey / Apex Academy
2 Brian Richardson G 6–4 164 Fr. Wilson, North Carolina / Greenfield School
5 Eric Smith G 5–11 211 Fr. Mullins, South Carolina / Christ School
12 Ramon Galloway G 6–2 176 So. Philadelphia, Pennsylvania / Dwyer High School
15 Malik Cooke F 6–6 213 RS Jr. Charlotte, North Carolina / Christ School
23 Bruce Ellington G 5–9 197 Fr. Moncks Corner, South Carolina / Berkeley High School
24 Damontre Harris F 6–9 214 Fr. Fayetteville, North Carolina / Trinity Christian High School
30 Lakeem Jackson SF 6–5 230 So. Charlotte, North Carolina / Christ School
31 Murphy Holloway F 6–7 234 Jr. Irmo, South Carolina / Dutch Fork High School
32 Johndre Jefferson F 6–9 215 Sr. Santee, South Carolina / Northwest Florida State College
33 RJ Slawson F 6–8 196 Fr. Charleston, South Carolina / Fort Dorchester High School
44 Sam Muldrow F 6–9 229 Sr. Florence, South Carolina / Wilson High School
45 Carlton Geathers F 6–10 256 Fr. Georgetown, South Carolina / Carvers Bay High School

Schedule and resultsEdit

Date
time, TV
Rank# Opponent# Result Record Site (attendance)
city, state
Non-Conference Regular Season
11/12/2010*
6:30pm, FSC
Elon W 94–79  1–0
Colonial Life Arena (12,408)
Columbia, SC
11/16/2010*
7:00pm, ESPN
at No. 2 Michigan State L 73–82  1–1
Breslin Center (14,797)
East Lansing, MI
11/19/2010*
7:00pm, FSC
Radford W 85–56  2–1
Colonial Life Arena (10,017)
Columbia, SC
11/23/2010*
1:00pm, FSC
USC Upstate W 57–41  3–1
Colonial Life Arena (8,643)
Columbia, SC
11/27/2010*
7:00pm, HSN
at Western Kentucky W 87–85 2OT 4–1
E.A. Diddle Arena (6,012)
Bowling Green, KY
12/01/2010*
7:30pm, FSC
Delaware State W 74–61  5–1
Colonial Life Arena (9,207)
Columbia, SC
12/05/2010*
7:15pm, Fox
Clemson W 64–60  6–1
Colonial Life Arena (10,177)
Columbia, SC
12/11/2010*
6:00pm
Wofford W 64–53  7–1
Colonial Life Arena (8,813)
Columbia, SC
12/18/2010*
5:15pm, CBS
at No. 2 Ohio State L 57–79  7–2
Value City Arena (15,497)
Columbus, OH
12/22/2010*
7:00pm
at Furman L 75–91  7–3
Timmons Arena (2,717)
Greenville, SC
12/29/2010*
4:00pm, FSC
Jacksonville State W 56–49  8–3
Colonial Life Arena (8,713)
Columbia, SC
1/01/2011*
7:30pm, ESPNU
Boston College L 70–85  8–4
Colonial Life Arena (8,658)
Columbia, SC
1/04/2011*
7:30pm, FSC
South Carolina State W 91–56  9–4
Colonial Life Arena (8,631)
Columbia, SC
SEC Regular Season
1/08/2011
6:30pm, ESPN2
No. 22 Vanderbilt W 83–75 OT 10–4 (1–0)
Colonial Life Arena (10,439)
Columbia, SC
1/12/2011
6:00pm, CSS
at Alabama L 47–57  10–5 (1–1)
Coleman Coliseum (11,572)
Tuscaloosa, AL
1/15/2011
7:00 p.m., SEC
at Florida W 72–69  11–5 (2–1)
O'Connell Center (12,158)
Gainesville, FL
1/19/2011
7:00 p.m., SEC
Arkansas W 81–74 OT 12–5
(3–1)
Colonial Life Arena (11,005)
Columbia, SC
1/22/2011
8:00pm, ESPN
No. 12 Kentucky L 58–67  12–6 (3–2)
Colonial Life Arena (18,000)
Columbia, SC
1/29/2011
9:00pm, SEC
Auburn L 64–79  12–7 (3–3)
Colonial Life Arena (10,281)
Columbia, SC
2/02/2011
3:00pm, SEC
at LSU W 64–56  13–7 (4–3)
Pete Maravich Assembly Center (7,311)
Baton Rouge, LA
02/05/2011
9:00pm, SEC
at No. 23 Vanderbilt L 60–78  13–8 (4–4)
Memorial Gymnasium (14,316)
Nashville, TN
2/09/2011
6:00pm, SEC
No. 17 Florida L 60–79  13–9 (4–5)
Colonial Life Arena (10,525)
Columbia, SC
2/12/2011
6:30pm, SEC
Georgia L 56–60  13–10 (4–6)
Colonial Life Arena (11,835)
Columbia, SC
2/16/2011
4:00pm, CSS
at Tennessee L 67–73  13–11 (4–7)
Assembly Hall (18,402)
Knoxville, TN
2/19/2011
7:00pm, SEC
at No. 22 Kentucky L 59–90  13–12 (4–8)
Rupp Arena (24,338)
Lexington, KY
2/22/2011
4:00pm, SEC
Ole Miss W 79–73  14–12 (5–8)
Colonial Life Arena (9,765)
Columbia, SC
2/26/2011
7:00pm, CSS
at Georgia L 48–64  14–13 (5–9)
Stegeman Coliseum (10,355)
Athens, GA
3/03/2011
8:30pm, ESPN
Tennessee L 69–73  14–14 (5–10)
Colonial Life Arena (10,137)
Columbia, SC
3/05/2011
4:00pm, ESPN
at Mississippi State L 58–60  14–15 (5–11)
Humphrey Coliseum (7,955)
Starkville, MS
2011 SEC Tournament
3/10/2011
3:30pm, SEC
at Ole Miss
First Round
L 55–66  14–16
Georgia Dome (12,144)
Atlanta, GA
  • Non-conference game. #Rankings from AP Poll. (#) Tournament seedings in parentheses.

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