USC men lose in OT to Mississippi State in basketball

South Carolina lost to Mississippi State 72-68 in overtime, Saturday.

Hassani Gravett had 19 points to lead South Carolina (15-14, 6-10 SEC) and added three assists and a steal. Gravett’s 3-pointer at the end of the second half sent the game into overtime. Chris Silva had 11 points and 12 boards despite battling foul trouble. Maik Kotsaw and Felipe Haase also had 11 points for South Carolina.
Mississippi State’ record is 21-8, and 9-7 in the SEC.

The Gamecocks have lost four straight games on the road and finish their road schedule next week.

South Carolina returns to Colonial Life Arena on Wednesday for Senior Night vs. LSU. The meeting will be the first between the two schools this season. Roy Philpott (play-by-play) and Brooke Weisbrod (analyst) will have the call for the 6:30 p.m. ET, SEC Network broadcast.

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