Riley Norris scored six points in the fourth and final overtime period, including the go-ahead free throws with 56 seconds left, and Alabama outlasted No. 19 South Carolina, 90-86, on Tuesday night at Columbia, S.C.
Sindarius Thornwell finished with career highs of 44 points and 21 rebounds for the Gamecocks (19-5, 9-2 Southeastern Conference). He made 25 free throws.
The Crimson Tide (14-9, 7-4) had a 17-point lead in the first half and a 12-point advantage with less than five minutes to go.
Avery Johnson Jr. and Ar’Mond Davis had career highs of 23 points and 19 points, respectively, for Alabama, which beat a ranked SEC opponent on the road for the first time...