Boston, Corridor lead No. 1 Gamecocks previous Alabama 65-52
TUSCALOOSA, Ala. (AP) — Aliyah Boston had 16 factors and 12 rebounds and Bree Corridor scored a career-high 18 to steer No. 1 South Carolina to a 65-52 victory over Alabama on Sunday.
The Gamecocks (21-0, 9-0 Southeastern Convention) bought their twenty seventh consecutive win in a sport that remained shut into the third quarter.
Alabama (16-6, 5-4) pulled to inside 4 factors within the third quarter however Corridor, Boston and South Carolina’s protection took over. The duo paired up for 11 straight factors to provide the Gamecocks a 48-35 edge, their greatest of the sport at that time.
Boston manufactured from 8 of 10 pictures for her 14th double-double of the season and had 4 blocks and 4 assists. The reigning nationwide participant of the 12 months bought loads of assist from Corridor, who made half of her 8 3-point makes an attempt. Coming into the sport, Corridor had made simply 1 of 11 3s and averaged 2.6 factors.
South Carolina main scorer Zia Cooke scored six factors — 10 under her season common.
Sarah Ashlee Barker scored a season-high 15 factors for Alabama, Brittany Davis scored 11 of her 13 within the first half and had eight rebounds, and Aaliyah Nye had eight factors however performed solely 17 minutes earlier than fouling out.
Raven Johnson’s layup and a 3-pointer with 1:45 left gave the Gamecocks a 33-23 lead late within the first half. Alabama then ended a four-minute area objective drought with Davis’ lengthy 3-pointer with 19 seconds to play, slicing the halftime margin to 33-26.
South Carolina: The Gamecocks bought 35 factors off the bench however shot simply 18 of 52 (35%) from the ground.
Alabama: Enjoying its third sport in seven days, the Tide misplaced 89-51 to No. 4 LSU and beat Arkansas 69-66 on a late 3-pointer. Alabama has misplaced 41 straight video games in opposition to top-5 groups.
South Carolina: Hosts Kentucky on Thursday evening.
Alabama: Visits Missouri on Feb. 5.
AP ladies’s school basketball: https://apnews.com/hub/womens-college-basketball and https://apnews.com/hub/ap-top-25-womens-college-basketball-poll