Gamecocks defeat Missouri to go 3-0 in the SEC

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South Carolina upped its record to 3-0 in the Southeastern Conference  with an 85-75 win over Missouri on Sunday.

The Gamecocks are 8-7 overall, andthe Tigers  fell to 9-5, and 0-2 in the SEC.

Missouri got to within a possession of tying the game with with 3:17 left in the game, but  back-to-back 3-pointers put South Carolina ahead 79-70 with 2:03 to go.

The Gamecocks are one of four teams remaining undefeated in the SEC after a league worst 5-7 non-conference record. The 2018-19 season is only the third time USC has started 3-0 in the SEC since joining the league in 1992.

The game was originally scheduled for Saturday afternoon, but Columbia, Missouri received about a foot of snow Friday into Saturday, and the Tigers couldn’t make it out of town until Saturday.

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