Next up for UK, So Carolina, part two

Next up for Kentucky is a rematch with the South Carolina Gamecocks. The Cats beat the Cocks by 15, 79-64, earlier this season in Rupp Arena. The game with UK began a series of unfortunate events for South Carolina; they've lost five of their last six contests, including coming up short on two of their last three home games.

Next up for Kentucky is a rematch with the South Carolina Gamecocks. The Cats beat the Cocks by 15, 79-64, earlier this season in Rupp Arena. The game with UK began a series of unfortunate events for South Carolina; they've lost five of their last six contests, including coming up short on two of their last three home games.

The Gamecocks' sole victory in that stretch has been a slim two-point victory over Alabama. The Wildcats help South Carolina's leading scorer to just 11 points in their first meeting. Malik Cook has scored 35 points total in his last two outings.

In their first meeting in Rupp Arena UK jumped on South Carolina early and took a 34-18 lead into the half, then coasted to victory in the second half. Terrence Jones led the Cats with 20 points. Anthony Davis chipped in 12 and added 12 rebounds.

South Carolina, tied for last in the SEC, seeks just its second conference win.


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