STARKVILLE, Miss. (USC SID) — No. 19/16 South Carolina (20-5, 10-2 SEC) notched its 20th win of the season Saturday night after topping Mississippi State (14-10, 5-7 SEC) on the road in conference play. With the victory, the Gamecocks remain tied for first in the SEC with No. 15/12 Kentucky and No. 17/17 Florida. Senior Sindarius Thornwell led all scorers with 28 points for his 10th 20-plus outing of the season.