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No. 5 South Carolina women rally past No. 10 Kentucky 75-70

North Carolina State coach Wes Moore talks to an official during the first half of the team's...
North Carolina State coach Wes Moore talks to an official during the first half of the team's NCAA college basketball game against South Carolina on Thursday, Dec. 3, 2020, in Columbia, S.C. (AP Photo/Sean Rayford)(AP Photo/Sean Rayford (Custom credit) | AP Photo/Sean Rayford)
Published: Jan. 10, 2021 at 10:00 PM EST
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LEXINGTON, Ky. (AP) — Destanni Henderson scored 22 points and Aliyah Boston added 20, including 10 in the third quarter to put No. 5 South Carolina ahead to stay as the Gamecocks rallied for a 75-70 victory over No. 10 Kentucky.

The Gamecocks trailed 41-32 at halftime and 54-46 late in the third before closing the quarter with an 11-2 run, including five by Boston. She and Henderson then added four points each during an 12-2 spurt to open the fourth that helped withstand Kentucky’s late rally.

Rhyne Howard had 32 points for Kentucky.

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