No. 24 Alabama Routs South Carolina 90-71

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Alabama guard Jahvon Quinerly (13) works inside against South Carolina during the second half of an NCAA college basketball game, Saturday, Feb. 26, 2022, in Tuscaloosa, Ala. (AP Photo/Vasha Hunt)

Jaden Shackelford had 21 points and Jahvon Quinerly scored 20 to lead No. 24 Alabama to a 90-71 victory over South Carolina.

The Crimson Tide built a big lead and brushed off a second-half comeback attempt by the Gamecocks.

Alabama has won five of its last six games and had five players in double figures scoring.

Quinerly and Shackelford both made four 3-pointers. Quinerly went 4 of 5 from 3-point range, all in a first half when he scored 18, and had five assists.

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