Suspensions for South Carolina's Balkman and Vanderbilt's Smith
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As a result of the NCAA fighting rule, Smith will also be suspended for the Commodores' contest against
The rule calls for an automatic one-game suspension for a player ejected for fighting in a game for the first time in a season.
Balkman is averaging 7.0 points and 4.4 rebounds for the 24th-ranked Gamecocks (18-2, 5-1 SEC), while Smith is averaging 6.0 points and 3.8 boards for the Commodores (13-4, 2-4).