COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) – Destanni Henderson had seven of her 11 points in a decisive third-quarter run and No. 1 South Carolina won its 30th straight against Southeastern Conference opponents defeating Missouri 77-62 Thursday night. The Gamecocks got back on the winning track after losing 63-59 in overtime at No. 2 UConn just hours after returning to the top of the rankings. Henderson helped South Carolina pull away from the Tigers with two buckets and a 3-pointer in an 11-2 run after leading just 45-44. Missouri could not answer and lost its fourth straight to South Carolina.
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