South Carolina improves to 16-3, 5-2 SEC, while Kentucky falls to 18-2, 6-1 SEC.
UK returns to action vs. LSU on Sunday, Jan. 27, at 3 p.m. EST in Memorial Coliseum. The game will be televised on SportsSouth, FS Southwest, Sun Sports.
Kentucky is in its 39th year of varsity play and owns an overall record of 674-473 (.588).
UK is 151-217 all-time in SEC play.
Head coach Matthew Mitchell is in his sixth year and ranks third on the all-time wins list (132-58) and first in winning percentage (.695). He is only six wins away from becoming the all-time winningest coach.
Mitchell is now 54-29 in SEC games (regular season only).
UK is 21-20 in SEC road games under Mitchell.
UK is now 59-197 all-time in ranked games.
Mitchell's record against ranked foes is now 18-30, including 2-2 this season.
Kentucky is now 30-19 vs. South Carolina all-time.
South Carolina leads the series 14-9 in games played in Columbia, S.C.
Five of the last seven meetings have been decided by eight points or less, including the last four in a row. The series is tied at 2-2 in those games.
Mitchell is now 7-4 all-time vs. the Gamecocks, including 3-3 in Columbia.