South Carolina defeats Kentucky 17-14, live recap

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Published: Nov. 18, 2023 at 12:15 PM EST
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COLUMBIA, S.C. (WIS) - The South Carolina Gamecocks defeated Kentucky, 17-14.


South Carolina retook the lead with another Legette touchdown. The Gamecocks capped off a nine-play, 74-yard drive with a 17-yard touchdown to lead 17-14.

The game ended with the Gamecocks defeating the Kentucky Wildcats, 17-14.

3rd quarter

The Wildcats picked up their momentum with a 31-yard touchdown by Ray Davis. Kentucky took its first lead 14-10.

The quarter ended with the Wildcats in the lead, 14-10.

2nd quarter

The Wildcats earned their first touchdown of the game. Barion Brown scored a seven-yard touchdown with a pass from Devin Leary.

The quarter ended with the Gamecocks continuing to be in the lead 10-7.

1st quarter

Before the beginning of the game, the Gamecocks had a very special guest. The creator of the iconic Sandstorm song, Darude, was in attendance to witness his song being played at the kickoff.

USC scored their first touchdown. Xavier Legette caught a 13-yard pass and the Gamecocks took a 7-0 lead.

The Gamecocks ended the quarter with a field goal, earning them 10 points in total.

Game Preview

The University of South Carolina hopes to keep their November to Remember alive on Saturday when the University of Kentucky comes to the Soda City.

The Gamecocks are on a two-game win streak with victories over Vanderbilt and Jacksonville State.

South Carolina seems to have finally found their groove with a high-powered offense powered by Quarterback Spencer Rattler and wide receiver Xavier Legette.

The Gamecocks have also found success with their ground game with the breakthrough of the SC native, Mario Anderson.

All in all, the offense has come together and started to click on all cylinders. Meanwhile, the South Carolina defense continues to be a weak spot for the team.

You can watch the game on Saturday, November 18 starting at 7:30 p.m. on the ESPN app.

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