COLUMBIA, S.C. — Riley Norris scored six of his 11 points in the fourth and final overtime, including the go-ahead free throws with 56 seconds left, and Alabama finally put away No. 19 South Carolina 90-86 on Tuesday night, overcoming a career night by Gamecocks star Sindarius Thornwell.

Thornwell finished with career highs of 44 points and 21 rebounds. He made 25 free throws, but it was not enough for South Carolina (19-5, 9-2).

Alabama (14-9, 7-4) had a 17-point lead in the first half had a 12-point edge with less than 5 minutes to go.

(2) VILLANOVA 75, GEORGETOWN 64: Josh Hart scored 25 points and the Wildcats (23-2, Big East 10-2) held off the visiting Hoyas (13-12, 4-8 Big East).

(15) KENTUCKY 92, LSU 85: Wenyen Gabriel scored a career-high 23 points and the Wildcats (19-5, 9-2 SEC) withstood a late rally to beat the visiting Tigers (9-14, 1-10).

(17) FLORIDA 72, GEORGIA 60: Chris Chiozza scored 15 points and the visiting Gators (19-5, 9-2 SEC) recovered after blowing a 16-point lead to beat the Bulldogs (13-11, 4-7).

PENN STATE 70, (21) MARYLAND 64: Lamar Stevens scored 16 of his 25 points in the second half as the Nittany Lions (13-12, 5-7 Big Ten) topped the visiting Terps (20-4, 8-3).

WOMEN

(1) UCONN 96, CINCINNATI 49: Napheesa Collier made all of her 10 shots while piling up 24 points, and the top-ranked Huskies rolled to their 98th straight win.

The Huskies (23-0, 11-0 American Athletic) made quick work of former UConn star Jamelle Elliott’s team, pulling ahead 49-22 at halftime with three players in double figures already.

The Huskies improved to 17-0 all time against Cincinnati (14-9, 5-5).