Vanderbilt vs South Carolina Wrap - South Carolina Wins 35-25
Bruce Ellington caught 8 passes for 111 yards against the Vanderbilt defense as South Carolina handed the Commodores a 35-25 loss on Saturday at Williams-Brice Stadium.
South Carolina won on the scoreboard, but lost at the pay window as they failed to cover the 10.5-point spread. The game went OVER the consensus closing total of 48.5.
Connor Shaw completed 21 of 29 pass attempts for 284 yards for the Gamecocks in the win. He did not throw an interception in the game.
Wesley Tate rushed for 71 yards for Vanderbilt, while Jerron Seymour added 39 yards. Austyn Carta-Samuels threw for 147 yards for the Commodores, while receivers Jordan Matthews and Wesley Tate had 106 and 19 yards respectively.
South Carolina outgained Vanderbilt 579-268 yards in the game, while the battle of first downs was won 31-14 by the Gamecocks.
Vanderbilt lost the time of possession battle 37:10/22:50, leaving their defense on the field more than they wanted.
South Carolina looks to continue their winning ways next game with a battle against Central Florida. Vanderbilt will aim to get back on the winning track at Massachusetts.