SEC basketball final: South Carolina 79, Kentucky 62

After celebrating Big Z’s eligibility with a home win over Georgia, Kentucky takes its show on the road Tuesday night to face the South Carolina Gamecocks at Colonial Life Arena.

Tipoff is set for 7 p.m. on the SEC Network. Tom Hart, Dane Bradshaw and Alyssa Lang are on the call.

Kentucky is 14-3 overall and 4-1 in the SEC. UK is coming off that 105-96 victory over Georgia. South Carolina is 15-3 overall and 3-2 in the SEC. The Gamecocks are coming off a 77-64 win at Arkansas.

Ben Roberts and yours truly will be providing updates from Columbia, South Carolina. You can follow us individually on Twitter/X at @BenRobertsHL and @johnclayiv.

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Post-game links

Three takeaways from Kentucky’s loss at South Carolina

Kentucky’s electric offense sputters at South Carolina

Updated SEC men’s basketball standings and schedule

UK’s loss at South Carolina was a surprise

Big Z not a factor in Kentucky’s road loss

Five things you need to know from UK’s loss

Box score from Kentucky’s loss in Columbia

Why Kentucky win just means more for South Carolina

It’s black over blue as South Carolina stuns Kentucky

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Kentucky’s D.J. Wagner loses the ball during the team’s game against South Carolina in Columbia, S.C., on Tuesday, Jan. 23, 2024.
Kentucky’s D.J. Wagner loses the ball during the team’s game against South Carolina in Columbia, S.C., on Tuesday, Jan. 23, 2024.

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