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Akron Falls 78-45 Against South Carolina - Game Recap

The battle between South Carolina and Akron didn’t turn out to be much of a battle at all as Akron was handed a 78-45 defeat on Saturday at Colonial Life Arena.

South Carolina won and also put money in the pockets of their supporters by covering the 1.5-point spread as favorites.

Brenton Williams had 24 points for South Carolina and Michael Carrera chipped in with 13 points. Duane Notice had 6 assists for them, while Michael Carrera was the team's top rebounder, grabbing 7 boards.

Akron got 13 points from Quincy Diggs in a losing cause and another 8 points from Deji Ibitayo. Quincy Diggs contributed 4 assists for them, while Pat Forsythe had 5 rebounds.

First-half bettors who backed South Carolina were victorious, as the score was 30-24 at the break.

South Carolina won the battle of the boards, outrebounding their counterparts 34-27.