South Carolina to start off the third quarter but Kentucky answers with a basket of their own. South Carolina on a short run before Kentucky heads to the free throw line where Dre’Una Edwards makes both to put the Cats up by 5. Back and forth with fouls and free throws the Cats get out to a steady lead mid way through the third quarter with a 7 point lead. South Carolina has it back down to just three. South Carolina will take a 57-56 lead after three.
Kentucky starts the fourth with a basket; South Carolina answers right back and go on a short run to lead 65-58 before Kentucky gets a basket ending their drought. South Carolina scores again and Kentucky will answer. Chasity Patterson with a 3 pointer to get the Cats back in this game, another one from Patterson, Cats within one, but South Carolina answers with a basket to go up by three, but free throws gets them within one again and Rhyne Howard has 32 points. Kentucky falls to South Carolina and drops their third game, second straight, 75-70.
Final #5 South Carolina 75, #10 Kentucky 70
Kentucky falls to 9-3, 2-2 and South Carolina moves up to 8-1, 3-0
Kentucky is on the road as they travel to Auburn to take on Auburn on Thursday.