COLUMBIA, S.C. – Rhyne Howard and Taylor Murray each scored 17 points as the 16th-ranked Kentucky women's basketball team topped No. 13 South Carolina 65-57 on Thursday night at Colonial Life Arena. With the win, the Wildcats snapped a nine-game overall losing streak to the Gamecocks, and a six-game losing skid in Columbia.
Howard, the seven-time SEC Freshman of the Week this season, added four rebounds and three steals, while Murray tied a season high with eight rebounds, adding five assists and four steals in the win, Kentucky's fifth in a row.
Kentucky (22-5, 9-4 SEC) got 12 points from senior Maci Morris, including 10 big points in the second half.