Recap - Gamecocks Defeat Clemson 27-17
|Recap - Gamecocks Defeat Clemson 27-17|
Dylan Thompson sliced and diced the Tigers defense for 310 yards as South Carolina handed Clemson a 27-17 defeat on Saturday at Memorial Stadium.
The Gamecocks were a 6.5-point underdog in the win, and managed to turn a profit for their supporters. The combined score dipped UNDER the total, which closed at 60.5.
Kenny Miles rushed for 45 yards, while Mike Davis added 43 yards in the win. Ace Sanders and Bruce Ellington added 119 and 72 receiving yards respectively.
Andre Ellington rushed for 72 yards for Clemson, while Roderick McDowell added 47 yards. Tajh Boyd threw for 183 yards for the Tigers, while receivers Jaron Brown and DeAndre Hopkins had 68 and 43 yards respectively.
Clemson was outgained by South Carolina 444-328 yards in Saturday's match, while the important battle of first downs was won 26-18 by the Gamecocks.
South Carolina led the time of possession tally, as the game finished as a 39:58/20:02 split in that important category.