South Carolina 94, Elon 79

Sam Muldrow scored 20 points and Lakeem Jackson added 13 points

and 10 rebounds to lead South Carolina to a 94-79 win over Elon on

Friday night in the season opener for both teams.

The Gamecocks shot better on 3-pointers (56 percent) than from

the field (53 percent) and ended up with six players in double


Jack Isenbarger led Elon with 22 points, while Drew Spradlin

added 12 points and nine rebounds.

Mailk Cooke scored 13 points for South Carolina, and Ramon

Galloway added 11 points, making all three of his 3-pointers as he

show few problems from a foot fracture that kept him out of most of

preseason practice.