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South Carolina defeats Western Kentucky 74-56

Dec 3, 2009 - 2:26 AM COLUMBIA, S.C.(AP) -- Devan Downey scored 15 points to lead five South Carolina players in double figures as the Gamecocks defeated Western Kentucky 74-56 on Wednesday night.

Playing short-handed for the second straight game, South Carolina (6-1) went on a 21-4 run in the first half as five players connected on 3-pointers.

Brandis Raley-Ross hit a pair of 3-pointers and Ramon Galloway, Sam Muldrow and Downey also connected from long range during the stretch lasting more than 6 minutes.

The Gamecocks were 10-for-16 from the field in building a 15-point lead, but went 6-for-23 the remainder of the half.

Western Kentucky (2-3) opened the second half on an 11-5 run to pull within eight but could not get any closer.

Muldrow and Raley-Ross had 12 points apiece while Galloway and Evaldas Baniulis scored 11 each.

A.J. Slaughter led Western Kentucky with 12 points.








  • NCAA BB
    WKU 56
    SOUTH CAROLINA 74 FINAL

    Dec 2 8:53 PM
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    WKU 25, South Carolina 39  2nd - 20:00Dec 2 8:03 PM


  • NCAA BB
    HALFTIME 1ST 2ND TOTAL
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    WESTERN KENTUCKY 25 25
    SOUTH CAROLINA 39 39 HALFTIME
    HIGH SCORERS AT HALFTIME
    WESTERN KENTUCKY - STEFFPHON PETTIGREW 8, A.J. SLAUGHTER 4,
    THREE PLAYERS WITH 3
    SOUTH CAROLINA - RAMON GALLOWAY 9, EVALDAS BANIULIS 8,
    BRANDIS RALEY-ROSS 8

    Dec 2 7:47 PM