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Gamecocks Fall 16-13 Against Auburn - Game Recap

Gamecocks Fall 16-13 Against Auburn - Game Recap

South Carolina was unable to contain Michael Dyer on Saturday and the result was a 16-13 Week 5 loss against the Tigers.

Bettors who backed the Tigers were also rewarded, as they covered the closing number as an underdog of 10.5 at sportsbooks. Over-Under bettors saw the total score go UNDER the closing total of 59.5.

Barrett Trotter completed 12 of 23 pass attempts for 112 yards for the Tigers in the win. He was picked off 2 times by the Gamecocks defense.

Marcus Lattimore rushed for 66 yards for South Carolina, while Stephen Garcia added 62 yards. Stephen Garcia threw for 160 yards for the Gamecocks, while receivers Alshon Jeffery and Bruce Ellington had 86 and 60 yards respectively.

South Carolina was outgained by Auburn 358-289 yards in Saturday's match, while the important battle of first downs was won 22-13 by the Tigers.

The time of possession battle favored Auburn as their offense was on the field for 35:47, longer than the 24:13 of their opponents.

Auburn heads into a Week 6 battle against Arkansas. South Carolina, meanwhile, will have their next action against Kentucky.