COL FB: South Carolina 35, Kentucky 28

Oct. 5, 2013 at 11:47 PM

COLUMBIA, S.C., Oct. 5 (UPI) -- Connor Shaw passed for a touchdown and added a decisive scoring run in the fourth quarter Saturday, elevating 12th-ranked South Carolina over Kentucky 35-28.

Shaw's 2-yard run with 8:05 left in the game gave the Gamecocks a 35-21 lead and South Carolina (4-1, 2-1 SEC) held on for a third straight victory.

Shaw completed 17-for-20 for 262 yards and added 50 rushing yards on nine carries.

Mike Davis led the Gamecocks' ground game with 106 yards and two scores on 21 tries.

The Wildcats (1-4, 0-2) fell for a second consecutive game as Jalen Whitlow was limited to 178 passing yards and two TDs on 17-for-24 efficiency.

He also picked up 69 rushing yards with a touchdown on 17 carries.

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