Recap - Gamecocks Defeat Tennessee 38-24

Recap - Gamecocks Defeat Tennessee 38-24

Marcus Lattimore scampered through the Tennessee defense for 184 yards as South Carolina handed the Volunteers a 38-24 defeat on Saturday at Williams-Brice Stadium.

Bettors who backed the Gamecocks were disappointed, as they failed to cover the closing number of 17. Over-Under bettors saw the total score go OVER the closing total of 49.5.

Stephen Garcia completed 13 of 22 pass attempts for 223 yards for the Gamecocks in the win. He was picked off 1 time by the Volunteers defense.

Da'Rick Rogers rushed for 49 yards for Tennessee, while Tauren Poole added 33 yards. Tyler Bray threw for 159 yards for the Volunteers, while receivers Denarius Moore and Gerald Jones had 228 and 49 yards respectively.

Tennessee was outgained by South Carolina 435-404 yards in Saturday's match, while the important battle of first downs was won 21-20 by the Volunteers.

The time of possession battle favored Tennessee as their offense was on the field for 31:32, longer than the 28:28 of their opponents.

Next game, South Carolina takes its act home to face Arkansas looking for another win. For Tennessee, they head on the road to face Memphis.