South Carolina Tops North Carolina 23-19 in Shrine Bowl

11:31 PM, Dec 15, 2012   |    comments
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Columbia, SC (WLTX) --- South Carolina scored a pair of fourth quarter touchdowns to pull away to a 23-19 victory in the 76th Annual Shrine Bowl of the Carolinas in front of 7,000 fans on Saturday at Gibbs Stadium.

Going into the fourth quarter, South Carolina trailed 13-9. Mykal Moody's 5 yard touchdown run gave the Palmetto State the lead for good.

After a stalled drive by North Carolina, South Carolina marched 80 yards on 11 plays. The drive was finished off by a 14-yard touchdown pass from Michael Julian  to Keinan Lewis for a 23-13 advantage with 3:14 left. 

Gamecock committ Pharoh Cooper was named the Offensive MVP for the Tar Heel State. The athlete finished with 11 carries for 104 yards and a touchdown and three catches for 39 yards. He led all players with 253 all-purpose yards.

 

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