South Carolina snaps Kentucky's 17-game win streak

By The Sports Network
January 24, 2013 - 10:03pm

Columbia, SC (Sports Network) - Ieasia Walker tallied 16 points and eight rebounds in No. 18 South Carolina's 55-50 victory over No. 5 Kentucky, ending the Wildcats' nation's longest winning streak at 17 games.

Aleighsa Welch registered 11 points and seven rebounds, while Elem Ibiam added eight points and eight rebounds for South Carolina (17-3, 5-2 SEC), which used an 18-4 run in the second half to take a 52-44 lead with 3:34 left.

It's the Gamecocks' first victory over a top-five team in 12