Scarolina 24 31 55
Kentucky 45 32 77
Date of game: 2/5/2013

Recap: Kentucky vs. South Carolina

Lexington, KY (Sports Network) - Julius Mays paced five teammates in double figures with 15 points as the Kentucky Wildcats took down the South Carolina Gamecocks, 77-55, in an SEC bout at Rupp Arena.

Nerlens Noel tallied 10 points, 10 rebounds, and five blocks for Kentucky (16-6, 7-2 SEC), which has won four straight games. Archie Goodwin and Willie- Cauley Stein scored 13 points apiece, while Ryan Harrow netted 12 points on a perfect 6-of-6 from the field.

For South Carolina (12-10, 2-7), Michael Carrera was the only player in double-digits with 18 points. The Gamecocks are now losers of three in a row for the first time all season.

Kentucky put together lofty percentages from both the field (.682) and the foul line (.800) in the first half, as it took a comfortable 45-24 lead into intermission.

The Wildcats' hot shooting continued in the second half, making 12-of-22 from the floor (.545), and their lead was never in doubt.

South Carolina didn't give itself much of a chance in this one, as it shot less than 29 percent from the field on the evening.

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