South Carolina Defeats Florida 36-14 - Recap
Marcus Lattimore scampered through the Florida defense for 212 yards as South Carolina handed the Gators a 36-14 defeat on Saturday at Ben Hill Griffin Stadium.
South Carolina was the ATS victor, as they covered the 6.5-point spread as an underdog. Over-Under bettors who played UNDER the total of 51.5 were rewarded at the payout window.
Stephen Garcia completed 15 of 22 pass attempts for 156 yards for the Gamecocks in the win. He did not throw an interception in the game.
Chris Rainey rushed for 32 yards for Florida, while Jordan Reed added 12 yards. John Brantley threw for 130 yards for the Gators, while receivers Omarius Hines and Frankie Hammond had 38 and 37 yards respectively.
South Carolina outgained Florida 395-226 yards in the game, while the battle of first downs was won 24-11 by the Gamecocks.
Florida lost the time of possession battle 31:46/28:14, leaving their defense on the field more than they wanted.
Next game, South Carolina takes its act home to face Troy looking for another win. For Florida, they head home to face Appalachian State.