PEMBROKE, N.C. - Chris Commons became the sixth member of USC Aiken's illustrious 1,000-point club in No. 14 USC Aiken's 87-60 victory over Peach Belt Conference foe UNC Pembroke at the Jones Center on Wednesday evening. Commons entered the game with 991 career points. His 25 points in the dominating win over UNC Pembroke on Wednesday left him with 1,016 career points. Commons was 10-for-15 from the field overall in the game. He now has scored 20 or more points for the Pacers in 10 of USC Aiken's 17 games. Cordaryl Ballard concluded his efforts in the resounding win over UNCP with a career-high 22 points. Ballard was a perfect 6-for-6 from the charity stripe in the game. He also hit on seven field goals and collected nine rebounds. Javonte Clanton was the final Pacer in double digits in the win over UNC Pembroke. Clanton was 5-for-5 from the charity stripe en route to 18 points. USC Aiken played 13 student-athletes in the win over UNC Pembroke. The Pacers improved to 13-4 with the win over the Braves. They are now 8-2 in the PBC. UNC Pembroke is 5-12 overall and 2-8 in the PBC after the loss to the Pacers. USC Aiken shot 50 percent overall in the game, while also holding UNCP to 36 percent shooting. UNCP had just 18 field goals in the game. The Pacers came out of the gates by jumping out to an early nine-point 22-13 lead with 11:46 left in the first half. USC Aiken hit eight of their first 15 shots from the field with Clanton leading the way by knocking down three field goals, including two 3-pointers, in the first nine minutes. By the second and final media time out of the first half at the 9:37 mark, USC Aiken was up by 11 points at 26-15. Just over five minutes later the Pacer advantage in the game was 18 points with USC Aiken ahead 36-18 with 3:53 left in the first half. The Pacers would extend their lead to 24 points by halftime with the Pacers entering intermission with a 46-22 lead. The 22 points scored by UNC Pembroke in the first half are the least points allowed by the Pacers in a half in the 2008-09 season. USC Aiken allowed the Braves to hit just eight field goals in total in the first half. with the Braves in total shooting just 33.3 percent (8-for-24) in the first half. USC Aiken concluded the first shooting 53.1 percent overall. The Pacers connected on 17 of their 32 field goal attempts in the first stanza. Ballard was one of three Pacers already in double figures by the conclusion of the first half. Ballard had a team-high 15 points in the first half, going a perfect 4-for-4 from the free throw line. Commons already had 12 by halftime, while Clanton had posted 10 points by intermission. The Pacers picked up right where they left off from the outset of the first whistle of the second half, pushing their lead to 33 points at 56-23 by the 16:41 mark of the final half. The onslaught continued over the next couple minutes with the Pacers going up by 35 points at 61-25 with 14:04 left in the game. In addition to piling on points themselves in the opening minutes of the second half, the Pacers held UNCP without a field goal for the first six minutes of the second half. UNC Pembroke's Jason Smith was finally able to connect on a lay-up at the 14-minute mark to snap the skid for the Braves. USC Aiken would not slow down over the rest of the half, pushing their lead to 36 points before settling on the 27-point win. The Pacers next return home to face Armstrong Atlantic State in a men's and women's basketball doubleheader at the Convocation Center on Saturday, Jan. 31. The games will be part of Homecoming for USC Aiken as the king and queen of USCA will be crowned during halftime of the men's game. The festivities get underway at 5:30 p.m. when the No. 23 USC Aiken women take on the Armstrong Atlantic State women at 5:30 p.m. The No. 14 Pacer men will take the hardwood against the No. 12 AASU men immediately following the women's game. The doubleheader on Saturday will also be Aiken Staffing Night. Two lucky fans will have the opportunity to walk away with prizes during halftime of both the men's and women's game. During the women's halftime one lucky fan will have the chance to win an iPod Touch, while during the men's contest one lucky fan in attendance will have the chance to win a laptop computer.