South Carolina falls to Tennessee, 66-61

By: Staff Reporter
By: Staff Reporter

Sunday, February 10, 2013

COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) -- Jarnell Stokes had 20 points and 10 rebounds, Jordan McRae hit the go-ahead 3-pointer and Tennessee rallied to win its 12 straight game over South Carolina, 66-61, on Sunday.

Stokes had his ninth double-double of the season and seventh in Southeastern Conference play this season for the Volunteers (12-10, 4-6).

McRae came in as Tennessee's top scorer at 14 points a game, yet shot just 1 of 7 for seven points. His lone field goal, though, was a big one -- a 3-pointer from the right corner that put the Vols ahead for good, 58-57, with 3:17 remaining. Skylar McBee followed with a 3 and Trae Golden hit two foul shots as Tennessee opened a 63-58 lead the Gamecocks (12-11, 2-8) could not overcome.

Michael Carrera had 18 points and 11 rebounds to lead South Carolina, which lost its fourth straight this season.

Golden added 16 points for Tennessee.

Copyright 2013 Associated Press


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