South Carolina Defeats Georgia 17-6 - Recap
Marcus Lattimore scampered through the Georgia defense for 182 yards as South Carolina handed the Bulldogs a 17-6 defeat on Saturday at Williams-Brice Stadium.
South Carolina won and also put money in the pockets of their supporters by covering the 3-point spread as favorites. Totals bettors, meanwhile, saw the game go UNDER the closing number of 45.5.
Stephen Garcia completed 12 of 17 pass attempts for 165 yards for the Gamecocks in the win. He did not throw an interception in the game.
Washaun Ealey rushed for 75 yards for Georgia, while Carlton Thomas added 1 yards. Aaron Murray threw for 192 yards for the Bulldogs, while receivers Kris Durham and Marlon Brown had 76 and 40 yards respectively.
Georgia was outgained by South Carolina 354-253 yards in Saturday's match, while the important battle of first downs was won 23-11 by the Gamecocks.
The time of possession battle favored South Carolina as their offense was on the field for 35:15, longer than the 24:45 of their opponents.
South Carolina heads into a Week 3 battle against Furman. Georgia, meanwhile, will have their next action against Arkansas.