Cunningham’s Late Layup Sends Missouri Past South Carolina

COLUMBIA, Mo. (AP) — Sophie Cunningham made a layup with 0.6 seconds to give Missouri a 62-60 comeback victory over Number 6 South Carolina Sunday.

Cunningham had 26 points on 10-of-16 shooting to help the Tigers (19-9, 9-5 Southeastern Conference) win their third straight. They beat the Gamecocks (22-4, 12-2) for the second time since joining the conference.

Sierra Michaelis added 11 points, and Cierra Porter had 10 for Missouri. The Tigers trailed 48-44 after three quarters.

A’ja Wilson had 23 points on 9-of-11 shooting to lead South Carolina, and Allisha Gray added 10 points. The Gamecocks lost for the second time in three games, with the other setback coming at Number 1 UConn.

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