No. 5 South Carolina women rally past No. 10 Kentucky 75-70
Rhyne Howard had 32 points for Kentucky.
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 for good 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. This was the fifth 30-point game of her career.
The Wildcats (9-3, 2-2) visit Auburn on January 14.
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