Houston 76, South Carolina 56 / Final

Sun, December 8, 2019 12:00 pm (ET GMT)  
Location: Colonial Life Arena • Columbia, SC  
Cougars (76)
Gamecocks (56)
Score by Half: Houston 39-37 - 76   South Carolina 27-29 - 56  
Team Rebounds: Houston 3, South Carolina 5
Officials: Doug Shows, Joe Lindsay, Steven Anderson
Attendance: 11,164
Top Performances
1Nate Hinton (HOU) 17 pts (5/11 fg), 3/4 3fg, 11 reb
2Quentin Grimes (HOU) 24 pts (9/17 fg), 4/7 3fg, 4 reb
3Brison Gresham (HOU) 8 pts (4/7 fg), 10 reb, 2 blk
Game Forecasts
ELO Win Probability: HOU 77.0% SC 23.0%
ELO Ratings: Before HOU 1846 (#14), SC 1536 (#77)  After HOU 1858 (#14), SC 1524 (#81)
ELO Points Transfer: 12
Data Prediction: SC 94, HOU 85
AP Game Recap

COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) Quentin Grimes scored 24 points as Houston opened fast and kept pushing for a third straight victory 76-56 over South Carolina on Sunday. The Cougars (5-2) started with a 7-0 burst and rarely let up to win the first meeting between the schools n 29 seasons. Grimes, the sophomore transfer from Kansas, again played a pivotal role in Houston's success. The team's leading scorer at 16.8 points a game coming in, Grimes had 16 of his points in the second half as the Cougars maintained a double-digit lead throughout. Grimes went for 20 or more points in his second straight game and the third time in Houston's past five contests.

Biggest Lead: HOU +20   Run: HOU 14-4 (2-03:30 to 2-00:03)
Play by Play
Matchup History
Season Series: Houston, 1-0 Previous 3 Seasons: Houston, 1-0 Since 2020: Houston, 1-0

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More Info & Glossary

MIN: Minutes, PTS: Points, FGM: Field Goals Made, FGA: Field Goals Attempted, FG%: Field Goal Percentage, 3FM: 3-Pt FG Made, 3FA: 3-Pt FG Attempted, 3FG%: 3-Pt FG Percentage, 2FM: 2-Pt Made, 2FA: 2-Pt FG Attempted, FTM: Free Throws Made, FTA: Free Throws Attempted, FT%: Free Throw Percentage, OREB: Offensive Rebounds, REB: Total Rebounds, AST: Assists, STL: Steals, BLK: Blocks, TO: Turnovers, PF: Points For, Eff: Efficiency score, UsgRt: Usage Rate (estimate of the percentage of team plays used by a player), PrRt: Presence Rate, PS: Performance score, O/U: Over/underperform vs. season perf score average

PTS: Points, Poss: Possessions, O-PPP: Points/Possession, Pace: Possessions per 40 Minutes, TS%: True Shooting (weights 3FG, 2FG, FT), eFG%: Effective Field Goal %, ORB%: Offensive Rebound %, DRB%: Defensive Rebound %, TOV%: Turnover %, FT/FGA: Free Throws/FG Attempts

BenchPts: Bench Points, 2ndChance: Second Chance Points, InPaint: Points in the Paint, OffTO: Points Off Turnovers, Fastbreak: Fast break Points, TimePoss: Time Of Possession

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