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

No. 5 South Carolina women rally past No. 10 Kentucky 75-70
South Carolina's Destanni Henderson (3) looks for a teammate while surrounded by Kentucky's Olivia Owens, left, Rhyne Howard, back center, and Jazmine Massengill (13) during the second half of an NCAA college basketball game in Lexington, Ky., Sunday, Jan. 10, 2021. (AP Photo/James Crisp) (Source: James Crisp)

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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