USC ran its winning streak to five Sunday afternoon with a 78-52 win over Division 2 opponent Coker College at the Colonial Life Arena. The Gamecocks improve to 7-3 . The game was an exhibition for Coker and does not count against its record.
Duane Notice led four Gamecocks in double figures with 19 points. Laimonas Chatkevicius and Demetrius Henry had 16 points each. Errick Bethel led Coker with 14 points.
The Gamecocks dominated the much smaller Cobras inside scoring 50 points in the paint and winning the boards 47-31 including 18 on the offensive glass.
USC also clamped down on the Cobras defensively holding them to 31% shooting. The Gamecocks had held each of their previous three opponents under 30% shooting.
USC is off until facing North Carolina A&T in Columbia on December 30th.