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South Carolina dominates Georgia in Athens

The Gamecocks jumped all over the Bulldogs who never recovered.
Credit: WLTX

ATHENS, Ga. (AP) - South Carolina took advantage of Georgia's shooting woes to race to an early big lead and beat the Bulldogs 75-59 on Wednesday night. AJ Lawson led the Gamecocks with 20 points. 

South Carolina earned its seventh straight win in its series with Georgia and improved to 15-9 overall and 7-4 in the Southeastern Conference. 

The Gamecocks have won five of their last six games. Georgia has fallen to 13th among 14 SEC teams at 12-12 overall and 2-9 in the conference. The Bulldogs have lost seven of their last eight games. 

High-scoring freshman Anthony Edwards led Georgia with 16 points.