South Carolina forward, MAIK KOTSAR, scores on a hook shot over the defense of Florida Gators forward GORJOK GAK in the first half of the East Regional Finals at Madison Square Garden. The Gamecocks went on to defeat the Gators 77-70 earning a spot in the Final Four Chammpionship in Phoenix.
Take a look at this and the other selected images from today’s NCAA East Regional Finals at Madison Square Garden. After trailing 40-33 in the first half, the South Carolina Gamecocks played a ferocious defense in the second half and defeated the Florida Gators 77-70. South Carolina guard, SINDARIUS THORNWELL, led all scorers with 26 points. But it was the Gamecocks defense, led by Forward Chris Silva that bottled up the Gators offense and turned the game around. The Gamecocks now travel to Phoenix to compete in the Final Four.