South Carolina women beat No. 25 Vanderbilt 65-60

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NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) -- La'Keisha Sutton scored 20 points, making four 3-pointers to help South Carolina beat No. 25 Vanderbilt 65-60 in overtime Sunday.

Sutton scored five points in the extra period for the Gamecocks (15-5, 4-3), who broke a three-game skid in the Southeastern Conference. Aleighsa Welch had 11 points and nine rebounds, and Markeshia Grant scored 10 points, including a pair of free throws at 2:45 in OT.

Christina Foggie scored 16 and Tiffany Clarke had 15 points for the Commodores (14-5, 2-4). It was VU's third straight SEC loss, first at home this season and first overtime loss since November 2007.

Sutton opened the game with a 3-pointer and also opened overtime with another 3.

Vanderbilt trailed in the second half, twice by nine points, before Foggie's free throws tied it at 56 with 24.8 seconds remaining.