Upsetting day in Top 25

January 25, 2013 


At No. 18 South Carolina 55, No. 5 Kentucky 50: Ieasia Walker had 16 points and eight rebounds, and the Gamecocks ended the Wildcats’ nation-leading winning streak at 17 games. Kentucky (18-2, 6-1 SEC) led for most of the second half before the Gamecocks (17-3, 5-2) went on an 18-4 run to take a 52-44 lead with 3:34 remaining.

At Nebraska 59, No. 25 Michigan State 54: Jordan Hooper scored 25 points and grabbed seven rebounds to lead the Cornhuskers past the Spartans. Lindsey Moore added 12 points and six assists for Nebraska (14-6, 4-3 Big Ten); Kiana Johnson scored 22 points to lead the Spartans (16-3, 4-2).


At Richmond 86, No. 19 VCU 74 (OT): Kendall Anthony scored 21 of his 26 points after halftime and Darien Brothers hit two huge 3-pointers as the Spiders ended the Rams’ 13-game winning streak. Brothers, whose 3-pointer with 1.5 seconds to go sent the game into overtime, had 18 points for Richmond (13-7, 3-2 Atlantic 10); Juvonte Reddic had 20 points and 10 rebounds for VCU (16-4, 4-1).

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