Gamecocks stun Lady Vols

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KNOXVILLE, Tenn. — Markeshia Grant scored 27 points and South Carolina beat No. 8 Tennessee 64-60 on Thursday night for its first win over the Lady Volunteers since 1980.

South Carolina's Ieasia Walker (left) celebrates after the Gamecocks beat No. 8 Tennessee by four.   WADE PAYNE/ASSOCIATED PRESS
WADE PAYNE/ASSOCIATED PRESS
South Carolina's Ieasia Walker (left) celebrates after the Gamecocks beat No. 8 Tennessee by four.

The Gamecocks (18-5, 7-3 Southeastern Conference) were down 60-55, when Ashley Bruner hit a layup with 3:18 to play. The basket launched a 9-0 run for South Carolina to close out the game, and Ieasia Walker hit the go-ahead layup with 2:15 to play.

Glory Johnson scored 13 points to lead Tennessee
(16-6, 7-2).

NO. 5 DUKE 75, WAKE FOREST 43

In Durham, N.C., Haley Peters had 18 points and 11 rebounds to lead four players in double figures as Duke (18-3, 9-0 Atlantic Coast Conference) beat Wake Forest for the 37th consecutive time (12-10, 2-7).

NO. 6 KENTUCKY 82, MISSISSIPPI 41

In Lexington, Ky., freshman Bria Goss scored 19 points and Kentucky (21-2, 10-0 SEC) matched its best start ever with a victory over Mississippi (12-11, 2-8).

NO. 9 MARYLAND 86, BOSTON COLLEGE 44

In College Park, Md., Laurin Mincy and Brene Moseley each scored 16 and Alyssa Thomas added 14 to lead Maryland (19-3, 6-3 AC C) to a win over Boston College (5-17, 0-9).

NO. 12 DELAWARE 62, UNC-WILMINGTON 53

In Wilmington, N.C., Elena Delle Donne had 29 points and 14 rebounds to help Delaware (19-1, 10-0 Colonial Athletic Association) hold off UNC-Wilmington (13-8, 6-4).

NO. 19 PENN STATE 76, INDIANA 44

In State College, Pa., Maggie Lucas scored 24 points and Penn State (17-5, 7-3 Big Ten) won for the sixth time in seven games, beating Indiana (5-18, 0-10).

NO. 21 GEORGIA 70, MISSISSIPPI STATE 60

In Athens, Ga., Khaalidah Miller shook off a two-game shooting slump as she and teammate Jasmine Hassell scored 16 points each and Georgia (17-6, 6-4 SEC) defeated Mississippi State
(13-9, 3-6 SEC).

NO. 24 GEORGIA TECH 75, N.C. STATE 68 (OT)

In Duluth, Ga., Sasha Goodlett scored seven of her 21 points in overtime to lead Georgia Tech (17-6, 7-2 ACC) over North Carolina State (14-9, 4-6).

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