Gamecock men beat LSU in overtime
South Carolina defeated LSU, 83-74 in overtime Wednesday night. Frank Booker scored 25 points and Wesley Myers added 23.
Hassani Gravett scored all six of his points in overtime, including a 3-pointer to open the period as the Gamecocks (16-14, 7-10 SEC) scored the first nine points of overtime.
The Tigers (16-13, 7-10 SEC) had two shots blocked, two turnovers and missed two free throws, a 3-pointer and a layup in their opening seven possessions of overtime.
South Carolina led 62-47 with 8:08 to go. But LSU finished regulation on a 25-10 run and Tremont Waters’ 3-pointer with 3.7 seconds left over 6-foot-10 Maik Kotsar sent the game to overtime tied at 72.
The Gamecocks had their own 15-1 run in the middle of the second half.
South Carolina ends the regular season on the road this Saturday, traveling to face No. 14/15 Auburn in a 3:30 p.m. ET matchup on the SEC Network with Kevin Fitzgerald (play-by-play) and Sean Harrington (analyst) on the call.