Scores

Final

Alabama 79

(15-14, 5-10 SEC)

South Carolina 70

(14-15, 5-10 SEC)

7:00 PM ET, March 3, 2010

Colonial Life Arena, Columbia, South Carolina

1 2 T
ALA 36 4379
SCAR 39 3170

Top Performers

Alabama: M. Torrance 17 Pts, 6 Reb, 8 Ast, 1 Stl, 2 Blk

South Carolina: D. Downey 23 Pts, 4 Reb, 5 Ast, 3 Stl

Alabama 79, South Carolina 70

Associated Press

COLUMBIA, S.C. -- Justin Knox and Mikhail Torrance each had 17 points and Alabama, playing without leading scorer JaMychal Green, spoiled Devan Downey's final South Carolina home game with a 79-70 victory Wednesday night.

The Crimson Tide (15-14, 5-10 Southeastern Conference) came in having lost seven of their past eight and fell behind 11-0 in this one before rallying. Charvez Davis had two late 3-pointers, the second one that put Alabama ahead for good 65-64 with 4:29 to go.

South Carolina (14-15, 5-10) could not respond and lost its sixth straight -- the team's longest losing streak in seven years.

Downey, the SEC's leading scorer, finished with 23 points. He also had three steals to set that Gamecock career mark with 273.

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Team Stat Comparison

 
ALA
SCAR
Points 79 70
FG Made-Attempted 27-60 (.450) 27-60 (.450)
3P Made-Attempted 7-17 (.412) 8-25 (.320)
FT Made-Attempted 18-27 (.667) 8-17 (.471)
Fouls (Tech/Flagrant) 14 (0/0) 21 (0/0)
Largest Lead 11 14

2009-10 Season

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