Jan. 25, 2004
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Kentucky (9-9, 1-4 SEC) recorded their first conference win.
South Carolina’s Lauren Simms tied a career high for three-pointers made. Her previous game high was two made against Clemson and Arkansas this year.
South Carolina recorded a lead at the end of the first half for the first time this season since facing Louisiana-Lafayette. Carolina led 32-22 against the Ragin’ Cajuns on 12-18-03 and went on to win 72-59.
South Carolina is now 6-1 this season when leading at the half.
Kentucky is now 2-7 this season when trailing at the half.
Kentucky took their first lead of the game on a three-pointer by Sara Potts at 17:32 remaining in the second half.
Kentucky’s #3 Sara Potts scored all of her 16 points in the second half.
South Carolina’s #20 Olga Gritsaeva had a career high in points (15 points) in a SEC game. Her previous high was 10 against Alabama (1-11-04) and Ole Miss (3-2-03).
South Carolina (8-9, 0-5) is out to their worst SEC start since the 1998-99 season when Carolina finished conference play with an 0-14 mark.
South Carolina’s 35.9% shooting was the worst this season since facing Arkansas on January 18, 2004 where they shot 29.6% in a 66-52 loss.