South Carolina beats Missouri State 74-67 in OTSaturday, Nov 24, 2012
PUERTO VALLARTA, Mexico (AP)—LeShay Page scored 22 points and Michael Carrera added 18 to lead South Carolina to a 74-67 win against Missouri State in overtime Saturday in a semifinal at the Hoops for Hope Classic.
Page was 6 of 11 from the field and led the team with six rebounds. Carrera was 6 of 7 from the field and made five rebounds.
Brian Richardson added 14, including four from 3-point range, as the Gamecocks (4-1) shot 56 percent from the field for the game.
Missouri State led 33-28 at halftime, but the score was tied at 58 at the end of regulation.
Marcus Marshall led the Bears with 17 points, and Christian Kirk and Anthony Downing each added 16. The Bears (2-3) shot 39 percent from the field for the game.
On Sunday, South Carolina will play the winner of the Arkansas-Little Rock and SMU game. Missouri State will play the loser.