Duane Notice scored 15 points as South Carolina defeated Akron 69-59 in the third-place game of the Diamond Head Classic.
Sindarius Thornwell and Brenton Williams scored 12 points apiece and Michael Carrera and Tyrone Johnson each added 10 points off the bench for South Carolina (4-6). It was a season high for the freshman Notice.
Demetrius Treadwell scored 12 points and Quincy Diggs had 10 for Akron (6-4). The Zips held a 31-25 lead at the break, but were outscored 12-5 in the first 5 minutes after halftime.
Notice, who entered the tournament averaging just four points per game, had three straight double-digit scoring performances in Honolulu.